Storytelling for tolerance

Objective of the training “Storytelling for Tolerance” are as following:

  • to equip youth workers in knowledge and skills regarding Storytelling as a tool for changing attitudes and behaviour of young people, as well as promoting important values among them;
  • to develop participants practical skills in using Storytelling in most effective way;
  • to share experience and lessons learnt (both of participants and organizations) in using stories while working with youth (even though we did not realize at that time that we tried Storytelling);
  • to discover how Storytelling can be used in work of participants and activities of their organziations, in order to help them to achieve their goals;
  • to become more aware of opportunities that Storytelling gives as a tool of non-formal education;
  • to establish a network of organizations and youth workers who are interested in the future cooperation regarding using Storytelling as a tool for changing behaviours and attitudes of youth at risk of social exclusion.

All participants were chosen by each organization on the following criteria, agreed by all organizations:

  • aged 18+ (no upper age limit);
  • worker or avtive volunteer of our organization;
  • knowledge of English that allow to actively participate in the project;
  • person actively involved in the field of work with youth at risk of social exclusion within non-formal education;
  • readiness to share their expertise and knowledge with other participants during the training;
  • eagerness to share gained knowledge and skill with other youth workers in their organizations and local communities;
  • strong motivation to promote tolerance in their local invironment.

  • Programme and action:

    Erasmus+ KA1 youth exchange

  • Dates:

    3-12 November 2017

  • Venue:

    Wisła, Poland

  • Number of participants:

  • Participating countries:
    • Bulgaria
    • Greece
    • Hungary
    • Italy
    • Lithuania
    • Macedonia
    • Poland
    • Romania
    • Spain