YW - Partner Countries - Observe Yourself In Actio..
YW - Partner Countries - Observe Yourself In Action
Start date: Jun 3, 2016,
End date: Feb 2, 2017
Empowering young people has become vital in this modern society. Young people need to be able to express themselves through creative methods in order to be an active citizen and to make a valuable contribution to their communities. Development, empowerment and education were highlighted by all partners as methods to tackle this problem. This training programme will:• Explore participants understanding of Creativity, Empowerment and Learning and to understand how it relates to the Youth Strategy “Investing and empowering young people”. • share and develop methods and tools in order to enhance the creativity of young people using theatre and creativity as tools for non-formal and informal learning• Practice empowerment of young people in order to make them aware of their own values and competences. • support young people exploring their own personalities and strengths and to help to implement a creative learning plan• share realities, tips and hints how youth workers can share good practice and develop a new model for this workWe will include 34 participants (youth leaders, youth and youth workers) from Norway, Malta, Lithuania, Italy, Wales, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Albania, Turkey and Ukraine. All of them we will meet for the project activity in Baku, Azerbaijan from 05 October to 11 October 2016. The program will consist of discussion, experimentation and practice. It will be run by experienced practitioners and trainers and will be responsive, based on the changing learning needs of the participants. Methods will include: Theatre techniques, self – assessment, small group work, theatre, visual mapping, natural art, evaluation techniques and self-reflection. As result of participation, workers will have the skills and knowledge to: • Enhance the creativity of young people using theatre and creativity as tools for non-formal and informal learning• Understand the role of empowerment and to be able to support young people exploring their own personalities and strengths and to help to implement creative learning plans.• Develop a new model for this work and provide a framework for implementation in their community.• Plan local and international youth projects using empowerment, creativity and entrepreneurship for, by and with young people.• Develop greater cultural awareness and strengthen intercultural relationships.• The legacy of this innovative intervention will be the implementation of models of good practice within participating organizations and the potential sharing of good practice within local, regional and international youth settings. The project will promote a common framework for aspirational creative empowerment techniques.
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