YOUTH EXCHANGE about Future skills development
July 6-15, 2021_Călărași, Romania (excluding travel days)
Designed my Monomyths Association and 9 partner Youth NGOs, this youth exchange will bring together 40 young people from different backgrounds and will challenge them to learn how to sharpen their skills, be creative, control and express their emotions, improve their ability to reflect upon themselves, manage time and information efficiently, interact constructively with others, construct compelling arguments, improve and support their physical and emotional well-being, develop a growth oriented mindset and lead a future-oriented life.
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Aim and objectives:
The project's aim is to design, with support from 10 European Youth NGOs, 1 multicultural learning experience for 40 youngsters and 10 young leaders, during which:
- participants can explore and become familiar with 8 future skills
- analyze how skills development can become a viable solution to tackle NEETs situation across Europe
- improve their access to the labour market.
Youth Exchange agenda
Day 1 - 06.07- Get to know each other games- Teambuilding activity- Intro of YE- 8 key competences and Erasmus+- Daily reflection- Romanian and Spanish Intercultural evening
Arrival of participants is expected on 05.07 during the day.
Day 2 - 07.07Coordinating with others - Marshmallow challenge- Welded Ankles- Beach games- "80 challenges to be prepared for a future career"- Daily reflection- Bulgarian and Croatian Intercultural evening
Day 3 - 08.07Creativity- 30 Circles- Meeting your Creative Spirit- Chain Reaction- Impossible Hybrids- Daily reflection- Boardgames night
Day 4 - 09.07Emotional intelligence- River of life- Emotional Introduction Workshop- "80 challenges to be prepared for a future career"- Daily reflection- Greek and Estonian Intercultural evening
Day 5 - 10.07Complex Problem Solving- Escape Room- Egg drop- "80 challenges to be prepared for a future career"- Daily reflection- Macedonian and Lithuanian intercultural night
Day 6 - 11.07Critical Thinking- The Worst Case Scenario- Parallel workshops- Six thinking hats- "80 challenges to be prepared for a future career"- Daily reflection- Bonfire
Day 7 - 12.07People management- Study visit in Constanța- "80 challenges to be prepared for a future career"- Daily reflection- Slovakian and Turkish intercultural night
Day 8 - 13.07Negotiation- Leaders and Critics- Selling the Eiffel Tower- Public café – beach edition- "80 challenges to be prepared for a future career"- Daily reflection
Day 9 - 14.07Cognitive Flexibility- Brain teasers- Beach games- Yoga - "80 challenges to be prepared for a future career"- Daily reflection
Day 10 - 15.07- Dissemination strategy- Final Evaluation and Youthpass activity- Secret Friend Reveal and Closing Ceremony- Goodbye party
“Real change comes from having enough comfort to be really honest and say something very uncomfortable.” — Michelle Obama