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YWID GUIDE

As a final result of the project Youth worker in debate – YWID, the participating organizations created a guide that summarizes the experience and knowledge recorded, focused on the use of debate methodologies in youth organizations, but also by individual youth workers. You can view and download it here:

USEFUL MATERIALS

During the project, we gathered useful information  in forms of a short glossary on migration and by creating a short guide for evaluating internet sources, as well as collected ideas on how to raise awareness about migration from the participants in the project. All of these materials were aimed to be useful for both organizations and professionals working in the field.

Check them out here:

AFTERMOVIE: C2 Mobility

Take a look at the most memorable moments from our mobility that took place in Thessaloniki, Greece in the end of July!

C2 Mobility in Greece

From 25th to 30th of July, the second C2 Mobility of the project took place with a mixture of participants coming from Greece, Italy and North Macedonia, together with the youth workers and organizational staff.

The youth workers from every organization worked together to creatе a unique experience for the youngsters with many useful presentations, games and discussions that ended with a final debate between the participants.

USB's final workshop

During the beginning of February, the last workshop on debate methodology was held as part of the program Youth Worker In Debate – YWID!

Specifically, the participants, after learning about the theory, were divided into 2 groups and argued about the pros and cons of incorporating sexual treatment into the Greek education system.

YEA's workshops

From 26th of September to 3rd of October, Radovan and Antoaneta with support from Youth Empowerment Association, organized 3 workshops on debate methodologies with the young participants.

Participants had the opportunity to learn about various debate methodologies that will be practically used in the final session when they will take part in an official debate, as well as with their Italian & Greek peers on the mobility taking part in Thessaloniki, Greece next year.

Bluebook's 1st online workshop

On June 15th in Italy, Bluebook started working with the young participants on debate methodologies through Google Meet and Google Classroom.

Due to the Covid emergency, the planned first workshop has been split into a series of virtual meetings.

Here are some pictures:

Online workshop

Youth workers from Bluebook srl, United Societies of Balkans and Youth Empowerment Association – YEA had the opportunity to take part in a lecture about organizing and facilitating digital workshops about debate methodologies due to the current situation with the global pandemic.

C1 Mobility in Italy

We are happy to announce that the first C1 mobility of the project “Youth worker in debate” took place during the last week of November in the gorgeous city of Torino, Italy.

Activities of the first project phase were aimed at enhancing the skills of youth workers by exchanging good practices in the youth sector from the participating countries. So far, 12 youth workers had the opportunity to gain new and deeper knowledge in the field of debate methodology, as well as useful digital tools in this field.

Debate as a skill is of the utmost importance, both in daily life and for further professional development of young people. The current youth mobility is a preparatory phase for the upcoming workshops that will include 16 young participants from the local community in every participant country.

1st Transnational Meeting in Greece

“Youth Worker In Debate” officially started with the first transnational meeting in Thessaloniki, Greece from 16-17 of July 2019.

The meeting was hosted by USB – United Societies of Balkans, which is a non-profit and non-governmental organization, working in the youth sector from 2008 and participating in the organization of mobility programs, events, workshops, seminars and trainings targeting young people.

Two members of each organization attended the kick-off meeting and discussed the preparation of the subsequent activities, the general lines of action, as well as the dates of the first youth exchange that will be held in November in Turin, Italy.

“Youth Worker in Debate – YWID” is a long-term project that will include 60 youth workers & youngsters aged 18-21 years from June 2019 to November 2021. It is supported by the Erasmus+ Programme in the scope of Key Action 2 as an exchange of good practices in the youth sector.

YWID aims to apply the debate methodology in the youth work sector as a new and innovative non-formal education tool in the framework of multiple actions. You can find additional information on the websites of the project partners, which consists of:
Bluebook srl from Italy,
United Societies of Balkans from Greece &
Youth Empowerment Association – YEA from N. Macedonia.

Keep in touch with us and follow the activities of the project on the official website and the Facebook page of the project!