Migration - reality and challenges
Start date: 01 Aug 2016,
End date: 31 Oct 2017
Training course “Migration - reality and challenges ” will take place in spring, 2017 in Vrnjacka Banja, Serbia. Organisation IUVENTA from Serbia is hosting organization, Föreningen Framtidståget from Sweden is applicant and coordinating organisation. Support staff will be consisted of 3 people that will be in charge of providing all the necessary activities such as preparation of workshop rooms, organizing free time activities and outdoor activities, organizing transport, contacting with the hotel etc., during the realization phase. For the organization of the activities there will be a team of 1 local trainer and 2 international trainers. Participants country is: Sweden, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, France, Macedonia, Montenegro, Spain, Turkey, Italy, Greece, Kosovo, Albania, Austria, Germany, Hungary and Croatia.Number of participants: 32 participants + 3 trainers + 3 support staff.Main objective of the project is to educate young people about the main topics and prepare them to actively participate in their local communities, countries and on European or regional level. the aims and objectives of the training course are as follows: • To empower reflection on different dimensions of migration and mobility, understanding the theoretical framework of migration trends and new migration in Europe and its global effects• Exchange of experience and good practice in youth work, related to international/local migration and mobility and its influence on young people in Europe• Rising awareness of violent extremism as a cause rather than a consequence of migration and influence of media related to migration• Training youth workers and youth leaders in addressing the challenges and opportunities resulting from migration for young people /society as a whole• Raising the competence of youth workers and youth leaders about the push and pull factors of migration and how to prevent negative effects of migration (such as marginalisation) in society• Understand the EU policies towards migration and mobility and local realities in participating countries and learning good practices, promoting European cooperation between youth organisations and engage youth with immigrant backgrounds in organizations’ activities• Develop new initiatives in the field of migration and mobility for young people within the framework of the Erasmus + ProgrammeAccording to that main expected impact that direct beneficiaries can convey further by empowering them to become actively involved not only in activities of partner organizations, but also in preparation and their own initiatives as well as those agreed at the end of the training course. They will multiply effects of the training course in their communities through different and specified activities foreseen. The training course will use the tools common to the interactive non-formal education process, because they give the best results in working with young people. We will follow all of the important elements of non-formal learning, such as interaction, cooperation rather then competition, using experiences of participants, being flexible in needs of the group, following group dynamics process, holistic approach (using combination of activities which leads through Kolb cycle (experiencing – observing and reflecting – giving theoretical background – linking with reality) and developing participants skills, attitudes and knowledge in different areas) etc.
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