Non-Formal Education for Social Change

Non-Formal Education for Social Change

Association “Centrul pentru Dezvoltarea Instrumentelor Structurale” with
transnational partners from Turkey, Italy, Lithuania and Spain announced the
closure of project activities “Non-Formal Education for Social Change”. 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 young people and youth workers.
They participated in various activities undertaken by non-formal education
methods, which aimed to raise the skils for the youth workers to work with youth
with few opportunities. The activities of this training course took place in Horezu,
Romania, where participants had an environment for networking and teamwork
in order to implement certain activities in the field of nondiscrimination, develop
the cultural skills, increase self-confidence.

Project objectives:
1. During the 8 months of the project, the 30 youth workers increased their
knowledge about the differences and the similarities between non-formal, formal
and informal education methods and will understand how and when to use them.
2. By working with various nonformal methods, throughout the project, the 30
participants developed their skills in implementing a nonformal method (setting
objectives, explaining the rules, supervise the implementation, do the debriefing)
and adapting it to disadvantaged groups of young people.
3. During the 8 months of the project, the 30 youth workers developed and
implemented a more than of 20 nonfromal methods, that are used by them in
their NFO working with youth and youth with few opportunities.
4. Youth workers participants worked with more than 50 youth, from placement
centersa and they develop more emphatic attitude towards disadvantaged
youth and they are more confident and motivated to work with underprivileged
groups from their community.

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During the mobility we used more nonformal methods:
– Game names
– Team buiding games
– Workshops and trainings for youth workers
– Activities with youth with few opportunities

– Debates of youth workers
– Exchange of good practices between youth workers
– YouthPass sessions
– Evaluations & reflection sessions

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