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This is a reference for Deirdre Quinlan

Youth be yourself-pride for Youth

The training activity took place
in Co. Clare, Ireland
organised by Fishbowl Youth Centre
8th to 15th Dec 2016

Aims & objectives

This Partnership Building Activity provides an opportunity to explore deeper the participation of LGBT young people in Europe, find project partners and improve LGBT young people´s participation at local and international level.
The objectives:
• To raise the knowledge of LGBT young person’s issues
• To explore the challenges for LGBT young people
• To build awareness of LGBT in your organisation
• To explore the national reality of your LGBT youth policy & practice
• To share the experience and participation practices of your organisation
• To find international partners
• To develop international projects
• To develop specific proposals for future projects
• To learn more about the funding possibilities of the Erasmus+ Programme.

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


18 participants - from Ireland, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bulgaria, Estonia, Italy, Lithuania, Romania, Slovenia, The Netherlands –
Target group is youthworkers

Training methods used & main activities

Non-formal interactive methods: group work, drama workshops, discussion, sharing, intercultural activities, workshops, exchange of experience, theory and practice, exploring the local reality, reflection

Outcomes of the activity

This training achieved partnerships in Erasmus+ projects.
Increased knowledge and confidence in LGBTQ issues for young people

Your tasks and responsibilities within the team

Part of a team that :
Developed the programme
Helped with application form
Co-facilitated the training
Disseminate the project
This was the 2nd time we ran this training.
We developed and ran this project in Ireland in 2015 with great success

I worked on this training for 6 days days as a full time trainer.

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