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WIND OF CHANGE - the Creativity and Innovation in Youth Projects

The training activity took place
in Poland
organised by Polish National Agency

Aims & objectives

Aim: To contribute to development of high quality and innovative projects in Youth in Action Programme.
• To boost imagination of youth workers and leaders when planning and realizing project (for example theme, programme and work methods)
• To discover creative approach to youth work
• To create an opportunity for exchanging ideas
• To share good practices in YiA Programme
• To prepare youth workers and leaders for a change in their environment (tools, strategies, methods)
• To discover potential of participants and their creativity
• To redefine the understanding of terms: creativity and innovation

Target group & international/intercultural composition of the group & team

Target Group: This training course was meant for youth workers and youth leaders who are:
• experienced in Youth in Action Programme
• directly working with young people
• who would like to change something in their work/organization/group
From: Irland, Austria, Poland, Turkey, Spain, Romania, Ukrain, Sweden

Training methods used & main activities

Methods: Based on the process and philospophy of creation (8 steps) by CCC "Labolatory of creation"

Outcomes of the activity

Outcomes: the inspired and motivated youth workers equipped with new tools and understanding of creativity and innovation

Your tasks and responsibilities within the team

My role: trainer (second trainer from Italy)

I worked on this training for 4 days as a full time trainer.

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