Healthy and active
Start date: Jun 15, 2015,
End date: Nov 14, 2015
"Healthy and active" project is dedicated to the health and activity of young people and youth workers - teachers, social workers, animators, volunteers, and promoting a healthy lifestyle and care for the environment.
Training, which is the main activity of the project, will be held from 15-20 September 2015 in Poland, Wisła.
Main aim of the project is to develop professional and personal skills of youth workers and thereby improve the quality of work of adults, young people and volunteers for Youth;
Additional objectives are:
- To develop good eating and motor habits
- To implement physical activity in work with young people
- To increase attention of a healthy lifestyle choices and balanced personal development
- To raise awareness of global interdependencies, complexity and diversity of the world
- To improve communication skills of the participants
Participants of the project about good eating habits, motor habits, consumer activation and workshops in the field of public health, physical activity and ecology will arrive in four groups representing non-governmental organizations from Italy, Slovakia, Romania, Great Britain, Greece and Poland, 24 people.
Participants, while learning good habits by doing, will participate in the morning and evening sessions of gymnastics, art workshops in the art of waste processing, simulation games and case studies (also in the debates and mini-lectures) dedicated to diet, consumer choices and ecology. Participants will practice social activism methods in working with young people and will plan a mini-projects devoted to the promotion of a healthy lifestyle and care for the environment in their local communities.
The resulting scenarios of local initiatives will be made available on the websites of the organizations involved in the project and portals dedicated to ecology and creative activities with youth and for young people.
The project will contribute to the growth of competence, and indirectly to raise the standard of quality of the work of youth workers, expand the methodology of working with young people and promote a healthy lifestyle along with the care for the environment. In the long term effects of the project will improve the effectiveness of the active promotion of young people's attitudes, substance abuse prevention and combat obesity.
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