"Innovation through Thinking Out of the Box (IN&OUT)". TC in Glyfada, Greece | 25 April - 2 May 2022

Updated: Jan 28

Training of Youth Workers: 25 of April till 2 of May 2022

Project Name: Innovation through Thinking Out of the Box (IN&OUT)

Activity: Training at Greece (Glyfada, Athens) of 32 youth workers (4 youth workers from each organization) in thinking and acting OUT OF THE BOX for Innovation, self-improvement, and being better as persons with Non-Formal Educational Activities.

Accommodation: Oasis Hotel Appartments, Glyfada, Athens, Greece https://oasishotelapartments.com

Who: Non-Formal Education Teachers, youth workers, members of NGO ACPELIA

4 youth workers from our organization will take place to the program. Travelling food and accommodation all are paid from the program (For an application you must be a member of our organization, if you want to apply for membership you can go for the application to the link: https://www.acpelia.org/be-a-member).


The idea is to use a variety of different methods of thinking out of the box for their self-improvement, personal development, coaching, time-management, psychology, against social and cultural discrimination, and a lot of other themes which are becoming part of our personality. The aim is to spread these methods through the NGOs and help young people become more balanced and happy in their daily lives as well as to increase their employability rates.

Relevance of the project for Erasmus + :

• -Improving the key competencies and skills of young people;

• -Including PAXs with fewer opportunities;

• -Promote participation and active citizenship in the European labor market;

• -Increasing learning mobility opportunities for young people active in youth work;

• -Enhanced cooperation

Below are the main aims of the Training that we are organizing which will have an impact on youth workers and will be transferred to their organisations and young people through future projects. Through this training we aim to emphasize the following subjects:

• To evaluate the ways by which we understand ourselves.

o How do we understand ourselves?

o How do we do our self-analysis?

o Which are our strengths and weaknesses?

o What makes us motivated?

o Which criteria determine the ways we do our self-evaluation?

• Is our self-evaluation objective?

o How do other people evaluate us?

o Which do they believe are our strengths and weaknesses?

o Intersection of different views.

o How do we review our self-evaluation?

• To do freed-from-pressures, fear, discrimination or other “altered” factors self-evaluation.

o Deterioration of our self-understanding and self-evaluation at risk of being subject to discrimination.

o Are we subject to any discrimination and we cannot do objective self-evaluation, because we feel pressured by others or fear or we are deprived of our human rights?

o To learn the importance of awareness of our human rights (and responsibilities).

o To be aware of human rights.

o To comply with human rights.

o To be freely expressed about ourselves.

o How do we review our self-evaluation? Are we now too lenient or too strict with ourselves?

• To stimulate interest in human rights and racism.

o To raise awareness about human rights.

o To eliminate exploitation.

o The right not to be discriminated against.

o Promote freedom and equality in dignity and rights

o To increase equal treatment of all for the improvement of ourselves.

• To develop skills to understand ourselves and to become better alternatively.

o To encourage people to find alternative activities to assess themselves

o To express freely new ideas for self-improvement.

o To develop imagination and creativity to envision the future.

o To think how social media can contribute to self-improvement.

o To encourage young people to think “out of the box”, because in our days those people have more chances to succeed.

o Young people of our organisation and other organisations learn new methods of Non-Formal Education in themes of self-understanding, self-awareness, and self-improvement.

o To develop the idea of living in a fair and innovative world.

Application for Interest of Participation: https://forms.gle/gR6W9fyFuonfyEWr8

If you want to be a candidate of our program please complete the application form and don't forget to complete the membership form if you are not a member of our organisation. Link for completing the application of membership: https://www.acpelia.org/be-a-member

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