OPEN MINDED – International Training Course

CORSO DI FORMAZIONE INTERNAZIONALE IN SLOVACCHIA

OPEN MINDED

14 – 22 luglio 2016

Risorsa Europa cerca 3 partecipanti 

Il fenomeno migratorio degli utlimi anni sta modificando sensibilmente il contesto sociale in Europa. E’ sempre più urgente lavorare sull’integrazione e sul dialogo interculturale al fine di costruire una società basata sull’inclusione e sulla solidarietà. In questo contesto il lavoro giovanile in ambito educativo e formativo è di estrema importanza e riveste uno strumento essenziale alla costruzione di una società più giusta, equa e inclusiva.

Il corso di formazione OPEN MINDED ha l’obiettivo di formare educatori, formatori, insegnanti, operatori sociali nel comprendere le dinamiche del fenomeno migratorio e sviluppare strategie educative e comunicative per l’integrazione e l’inclusione dei migranti, specialmente i giovani migranti.

PAESI PARTECIPANTI:

Italia, Slovacchia, Grecia, Azerbaigian, Turchia, Georgia, Ungheria

Condizioni di partecipazione:

Vitto e alloggio sono coperti dal Programma ERASMUS PLUS

Il Viaggio è rimborsato fino a 275€ a partecipante

Si richiede un contributo di 70€ per spese di amministrazione e gestione + 20€ per tessera associativa 2016 a Risorsa Europa per le pratiche assicurative.

Come fare per iscriversi: Attraverso il modulo online cliccando qui (entro il 25 giugno 2016)

Per maggiori informazioni potete scriverci a risorsaeuropa@gmail.com

Di seguito maggiori informazioni sul Corso di Formazione  (in inglese)

Context/Background:

Migration is changing the social landscape in Europe and the problem of integration of migrants and especially of young people who belong to the migrant community or culturally diverse environment is becoming a problem in any society and community. Therefore, youth work and youth organisations should become important contributors in integration and intercultural dialogue work in order to create favourable conditions for cultural diversity.
Migration is changing social structures of European countries it is a crucial issue that youth and non-governmental organizations working with minorities have to face in their daily work in order to create cohesive societies based on mutual tolerance and respect.
The main aim of the project “Open minded” is to contribute to the raising awareness of different aspects of migration among youth and to develop strategies for the youth organizations in Europe for integration and inclusion of young people – immigrants into new societies and to help them re-integrate into their new homes.

Participants´ profile:
TC is designed for youth workers (age 18+, gender balance, fewer opportunities) working with youth and are in a need of strengthening core competences of a youth worker, improve organizational support, broaden knowledge about aspects of migration, social inclusion – exclusion, human rights as a tool, youth work follow-up on migration issues.

Description of main activities:
The TC focuses on the following topics and related key words:
Migration: reasons, types, models, benefits, opportunities, issues, consequences
Policy: approaches, strategies, decision-making activities, human rights tools, CoE
Society: migrants – immigrants, inclusion, exclusion, majority, cross-communication
Approaches: human rights tools, Bennett´ s model of intercultural sensitivity, political approaches towards migration issues

Task-related activities for the SO and their participants:
– presentation of NGO working programme, achievements, future plans, activities etc.
– to prepare country profiles focusing on the realities of migration in their country (data on migration, legal acts regulating migration, migration processes, official integration strategies – concepts, challenges migrants encounter, web-pages containing info on migration processes etc.)

The TC the main objectives are as follows:
– Enhancing participants’ knowledge on present research and discourses regarding migration and human rights;
-to exchange and analyse practice and experience, methodologies and approaches of youth work in the field of migration
– to review the opportunities provided by Council of Europe in the field of migration and youth work
– to improve youth workers´ skills in tackling migration and integration with youth
– to develop an understanding of different aspects of migration and the relations in the context of class, race, etc.
– to develop new projects related to integration of youth from immigrant background
– to build new partnerships between participating organizations
– to develop a European work programme of youth projects dedicated to migration at local/national or international level
– to share realities of young people in migration and analyze causes and consequences of migrations;
– to review national and international policies on Migrations and identifying entry points of youth organizations to influence decision-making processes
– to develop competences in educating in Migration issues in NFE
– reflect on and discuss the situation from a human rights perspective

Methodology
TC´s activities are held in the environment of non-formal education. As a result of that, multiple competences such as team-building, digital and problem solving competence, facilitation, volunteering, communication, decision making, self-esteem, self reflection ability, entrepreneurship and creative thinking skills are supported.
The methods vary depending on the topics and are as follows: warm-ups, workshops, simulation, discussion, role-plays, icebreakers/ energizers, group work, learning-by-doing activities, presentations, group reflection, self-reflection, supplementary activities of the participants, etc.
The project hosts a number of intercultural workshops delivered by skilled facilitators and peer led skills sharing sessions in diverse context by which the learning objectives will be achieved. Throughout the project, there are main activities, mentoring, monitoring and evaluation as well as cultural, intercultural awareness session and a social activities to meet locals and work with them by participating in outdoor activities  organized with local authorities, organizations, communities, etc.


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