Description of event:
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The main idea of the training course “Empowering through storytelling”:
The overall aim of this project is to increase the competences of youth workers in using storytelling as a tool to reach, motivate and inspire young people.
The objectives of this project are:
-To explore the concept of storytelling and different techniques about it
-To understand how youth workers can use storytelling in non-formal education activities during their work
-To encourage youth workers to share their own stories (personal/professional)
-To develop their personal and professional skills of the youth workers by learning how to deal with emotions, discovering more about themselves and advocating for a sustainable future for the target group of people they work with
All the activities that are planned to be organized will be based on the methods of Non Formal Education. NFE is any organized educational activity outside the established formal system. NFE methods include: simulations, role plays, energizers, brainstorming, and discussion in small or big groups.
This project will involve youth workers, NGO representatives, volunteers and trainers who are willing to share their own stories, experiences, willing to get involved in self-directed learning process. The participants of this project will be willing and motivated to apply the method of storytelling in their sending organizations as a tool to empower, inspire young people that they are working to take further steps and discover new things about themselves.
Project will engage as well, participants with fewer opportunities on the terms of facing social or economic obstacles to be involved.
The age of the participants involved in this project will be: 18-30 years old. From every partner organizations involved in this project we are requesting two participants, one male and one female in order to ensure gender balance. All the activities of the project will be implemented based on the gender based equality and rights-based approach.
(Priority will be given to those that most closely meet these criteria):
● Between 18 and 30 years old;
● Have an interest in the topic;
● Willing to learn
●Able to work in English;
● Committed to attend for the full duration of the event.
●Are preferably unemployed or with fewer opportunities
(Gender balance, group diversity in terms of different social and cultural backgrounds will be taken into consideration)
Number of participant
The countries involved: Belgium, Former Yugoslav Republic, Netherlands, Ukraine, Egypt, Armenia, Serbia, Lithuania, Cyprus.
Call is open also for other YEU Member Organizations within certain travel costs limits! Feel free to apply! If you want to know your travel costs limits, contact YEU Administrative office.
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