luni, 26 noiembrie 2018

You(th) lead: developing leadership skills throughout 1 week of non-formal education in Šibenik, Croatia

A seven day training course, named “You(th) lead”, was implemented in the city of Šibenik, Croatia. The project involved a total of 30 participants over the age of 21 from 9 different EU countries, the main activities taking place between the 22nd and the 28th of October 2018.

The main aim of this project that was to develop and strengthen leadership skills of youth workers and to create a strategy for attracting young people in the various youth organisations.


The achieved objectives of the project are:
  • to identify key personal characteristics and qualities of effective leadership in youth organisations;
  • to empower the participants with practical skills in building confidence and creative thinking;
  • to empower the participants with practical skills in good communication, negotiation and decision making;
  • to provide the participants with relevant tools for problem-solving, crisis management and change management;
  • to gather the knowledge and experiences of the partner organisations and the knowledge and experiences gained through training;
  • to create a strategy for attracting more young people to various youth organisations based on gathered knowledge and experiences;
  • to promote key European values and opportunities for professional development through Erasmus+.

Topics like charactericstics and qualities of effective leadership, building confidence, creative thinking, decision making, crisis management, change management and problem solving were tackled during the project and there was also a lot of sharing of good practices and experiences between the partner organisations. Throughout the main activities, key European values and opportunities for professional development through Erasmus+ were promoted.


Along with the Independent Youth Association as the hosting organisation, 8 partner organisations participated in this project:
  • ASOCIATIA GEYC
  • PRISMS Malta
  • L'Arca del Blues
  • Europejskie Forum Mlodziezy "FRATERNITAS";
  • Nyitottság a Világra Alapitvány
  • Majami, o.z.
  • Associació Finestra d'Oportunitat
  • ZAVOD MEDGENERACIJSKE VZAJEMNOSTI ZAVOD ZA VZPODBUJANJE MEDGENERACIJSKEGA SODELOVANJA
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