Start date: Oct 17, 2014,
End date: Feb 17, 2015
Time Machine is a Youth Mobility Project which has began to be designed with notice that young peoples' lack of awareness of cultural values in daily life. We are observing a great sense of wonder as well as prejudice to different cultures. We aim to conclude this a contradiction in a positive way. In this project we aim to examine the formation of culture from the beginning, reveal similarities and differences and promote eliminated or preserved cultural values until today.
Our project objectives
Recognition of different cultures
Integration of People from different social classes and cultures
Integration of immigrants Young people with fewer social opportunities
Examine the changes in our lives by examining the cultural history
Create awareness of cultural diversity as an enrichment
establishment of new partnerships and relationships in order to support the European citizenship
Dissemination intercultural communication, tolerance
What is culture? What is covered?
By modeling the iceberg hidden dimensions of culture
Cultural diversity and globalization
Cultural values that changed from past to present or protected the assets
How flexible is culture? Is it open to individual differences?
Personal impact on youngs of the interaction of cultural differences,
The cultural impact of Globalization and Social Media
The concept of democracy and functioning in old civilizations
Our projects will conduct with Turkey, Spain, Italy, Lithuania and Poland partner organizations . Our activities will be conducted with a total of 25 participants. Our participants are in the age range 17-25, economically disadvantaged, who are graduated or still in formal education and open to develope language skills.
In our project, discussions, presentations, creative drama activities, group work, the city's historic and touristic spots and views, institutions and organizations visits, museum visits, such as activities and cultural dynamism of his short film activities will be carried out. Non-formal learning methods will be used in our project.
We will create an active participant profile in these activities. All participants will be held together. Teens will create a climate of share in group work and in this way they will increase confidence to each other . Through cultural night which will be held, youth will learn about different cultures, new informations and they will find answers to many questions in their minds.
Our main theme is intercultural learning. Because of this will focus on issues such as prejudice, racism and social exclusion, and we will take participants thoughts . We will indicate that one of the most important issues which is pushing youngs to chaos are racism and social exclusion. We are look forward to settlement of European awareness in the community.
In European awareness session tolerance, solidarity and cooperation to ensure vigorous with the countries to each other will be attended. We expect the intimacy between participants from partner countries will be at the highest level within this awareness . on a common platform which away from stereotypes, we aim to contribute to internalize concepts of tolerance, coexistence, equality and democracy.
In the long term; Our project will provide such a facility of lasting friendships among the participants , sharing of experience in an atmosphere of tolerance. It will provide significant improvements in european citizenship, rights and responsibilities. In the long term youth and our people will be encouraged to work actively in social responsibility activities and in youth activities as volunteer. Our youth will be more responsive.
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