Tag: YiA

Pose it Up! 1.1

Pose it Up! was nine-days training course based on experiential learning, which was applied in non- formal educational settings, focusing on the individualised needs of the participants and encouraging them to share their experiences, in an attempt to familiarise them with concepts such as volunteerism, European citizenship, acceptance of cultural diversity and equal opportunities for personal development. The participants were people… Read more →

Youth & the City 1.3

Nowadays, more than any other time, humanity experiences the consequences of financial globalization, one of them being youth unemployment. The project “Youth & the City: Building our Future”, which lasted for 12 months and was funded by the YOUTH IN ACTION program sub-action 1.3, attempted to encourage youth participation in the decision- making process at local level, and to contribute… Read more →

Environment & Volunteering 3.1

“Environment and volunteering” was a seven-day training course, implemented in Thessaloniki. It was addressed to 39 youths from Croatia, Hungary, Turkey, Estonia, Latvia, Bulgaria, France, Greece, Armenia and Belarus, from different economical, social and cultural backgrounds. Aim of the seminar was to gain knowledge and skills  on environmental topics by raising the awareness on volunteering to protect the environment. The… Read more →

The Violet Project 4.3

Studies in the topic of violence reveal that there is an increasing number of incidents in the European context. “The Violet project” was a 6-day training course, from 06 to 11 of January 2011, based on non-formal education and learning by participation methodology, in the topic of violence and its prevention. The Greek hosting organization, AENAO, realized the project in… Read more →

Fight for Life 4.3

Peer Education on AIDS Prevention: Fight for life is a training project on experiential, non formal learning concerning AIDS prevention among youngsters. It is addressed to youth workers, who will become peer educators and they will perform similar activities in their countries of origin. The project, therefore, was expected and managed to: Effect changes in knowledge, attitudes, beliefs and behaviours… Read more →

Smoking Prevention 3.1

“Peer Education on Smoking Prevention” was a training project on experiential,no formal learning concerning smoking prevention among youngsters. It was addressed to youth workers, who became peer educators and performed similar activities in their countries of origin. The project was expected and managed to provide the participants with the essential knowledge and skills, so that they would then update and… Read more →

Captain Cook 1.1

In recent years while political, economic and social relationships have been extensively tested, mankind neglects the key cultural factors, such as food and its importance. The modern way of living has resulted in transforming the eating process from an opportunity for social interaction to a fast, isolated and individualized process.  However, the consumption of food is an important presupposition for… Read more →