Colours of the wind

Programme and action: Erasmus+ KA1 training course

Dates: 17.11.2016 - 22.11.2016

Venue: Malta

Number of participants: 24

Participating countries: Bulgaria, Croatia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and Spain

Project description: The training course will bring together 24 youth leaders and youth workers from across Europe. Following on from a series of initiatives to tackle the current refugee crisis announced by the European Commission to address issues around social cohesion, and the integration of refugees and migrants, the training will cover the topic of social inclusion & marginalization an actual topic especially in Malta when considering the high number of young migrants that arrive. Its overall aim is training and enabling youth workers, leaders & youngsters on the way to use different models and tools for the integration of minorities, especially young migrants in society. Its goal is to develop the skills and knowledge of the youth workers and youth leaders that work with minorities and addressing diversity through non-formal education, developing social, civic, intercultural competences and media literacy, combating discrimination, reducing disparities in learning outcomes affecting learners with disadvantaged backgrounds in particular through innovative integrated approaches. All the partners will be involved in the planning and development of the activities through a fair division of labour, in order to make them feel part of an active and dynamic group. The planned activities that will be prepared by the trainers are role-plays, energizers, ice breaking games, team building, and intercultural learning activities.