Game Magic @YouthWork
Start date: Aug 1, 2015,
End date: Jan 31, 2016
Training course Game Magic @YouthWork for youth leaders and youth workers from Erasmus+ programme countries aimed to empower and give youth workers frameworks and space to create and practice educational games of high quality. The training course brought together 30 participants from Latvia, Estonia, Poland, Denmark, Netherlands, Malta, Cyprus, Spain and Turkey to Bernāti, Latvia during the period of 3rd - 8th of November, 2015.
The project idea was created from a youth initiative carried out in Estonia under the name of "Game-Creator: DIY", which proven games and game-creation being strong tools for educating youngsters and improving their soft skills and certain knowledge and skills for future.
During the main activity participants were given the opportunity to be trained as game-architects and facilitators of educational games through experiential and non-formal learning. Participants had an opportunity to use the experience and practice it during the training course and improve the level of competences as a youth worker and youth educator.
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