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The Association “Center for Development of Structural Instruments” with transnational partners from Italy, Bulgaria, Turkey and Croatia announced the closure of project activities “Non-Formal education for Youth Involvement”. The project was financed by funds provided by the European Union through the programme “Erasmus+” Key Action 1: The mobility of people for educational purposes – Draft mobility for youth workers.
The group of this project was comprised of a total of 25 young workers. They participated for 8 days in various activities undertaken by non-formal education methods, which aimed to raise awareness on the need of the youth from local community. Duration of the youth exchange was between 22.05.2017 -30.05.2017. The activities of this project took place in Horezu, Romania, where participants had an environment for networking and teamwork in order to implement certain activities in the field of first aid and also had the opportunity to discover the cultural diversity of each country.
Specific objectives of this project included:
In order to reach our goal we established 3 main objectives:
1) During the 5 months of the project, the 25 youth workers will gain more knowledge about what are young people needs, what are their desires, how can they be motivated and attracted to participate in more voluntary activities.
2) During the project, the 25 youth workers will gain more skills in creating attractive messages for young people, they will learn how to use the internet to attract young people, implement non-formal education methods that will engage more young people in their activities, and they will improve their teamwork and communication skills.
3) At the end of the project, the 25 youth workers will be more emphatic regarding young people’s needs, they will be more motivated in their work and willing to use non-formal education as a tool, they will want to encouraging young people to be more actively involved in the society, they will have fewer prejudices and stereotypes about young people way of acting and thinking. Non-formal education methods used:
We expect to have a positive impact in the lives of the youth workers, by giving them more self confidence in their ability to work with young people, while providing them with the necessary skills and knowledge in order to produce their own impact in their local communities.