Poziv za učešće na duploj omladinskoj razmeni u Irskoj i Turskoj
Radni jezik: engleski
Kada i gde?
- Adana, Turska: od 15 – 22. septembra 2018.
- Vaterford, Irska: 20 – 28. oktobar 2018.
“New Self Employment Skills For Unemployed Youth” is a three-stage international youth Exchange project, which through exchange of insights, cases, approaches, ideas, tools and methods that promote entrepreneurial spirit and skills of young people in general and young people with fewer opportunities in rural and urban areas in particular, aims to create a space where participants experience personal empowerment and learn how to make an effective transition from unemployment to self employment and, in turn, help others in their community do the same through effective youth work and involvement in entrepreneurial activities and youth projects under Erasmus+ Programme.
The international exchange project “New Self Employment Skills For Unemployed Youth” is comprised of three stages. Total 36 participants from 6 different countries (Ireland, Turkey, Macedonia, Italy, Hungary and Bulgaria) will be involved.
Stage #1 Exchange in Turkey between 15 September – 22 September 2018 (15 September is travel day):
The objectives are:
– Deepen the understanding about the concept of unemployment, employment, self-employment and entrepreneurship
– Map the conditions of young people today especially the youth with fewer opportunities in rural and urban areas and understand their hopes, dreams fears and barriers for their personal development.
– Explore impediments and difficulties related to self-employment and ways to overcome them.
-Exchange ideas, best practices and tools related to effective youth work with unemployed young people to raise their self-employability and entrepreneurial spirit.
-Guide participants to do research and observation in their local communities after they return in order to find useful insights and opportunities for self-employment and entrepreneurship.
Stage# 2 Field work and research:In between the first and the third stage participants will do research and observation work in their local communities to find useful insights and opportunities for value creation, entrepreneurship and self-employment.
Stage # 3 Exchange in Ireland from 20-28 October 2018 (12 October is travel day).
Erasmus + Programme. Aims: to gather insights, learning, inspirations and experience of participants from their local communities and translate them into concrete business ideas and quality youth projects to be implemented under Erasmus + Programme.
Both exchanges will be based on non formal learning methods and principles, intercultural dialogue and communication in including group discussions, interactive presentations, participant’s lead workshops, team work..etc. The methodology of the project will stimulate active participation and sense of initiative and involvement of the learners. It aims to create a learning space with better selfawareness and awareness of the needs and goals of the groups of young people they work with to enhance the results of the learning process and give birth to high quality projects led by the participants in the future.
One journey: 2 stages!
The first stage will take place in Adana, Turkey (15 September – 22 September) where participants will explore the subject, its challenges and opportunities. In between the first and the second stage participants will do research and observation in their local communities to find useful insights and opportunities for value creation and social entrepreneurship.
The second stage of the exchange, which will take place in Waterford, Ireland (20-28 October 2018) will gather insights, learning, inspirations and experience of participants from their local communities and translate them into concrete social innovation ideas and quality youth projects to be carried out under Erasmus + Programme.
“New Self Employment Skills For Unemployed Youth” project is designed for youth that:
• with fewer opportunities (youth who has economic-social obstacles, cultural differences)
• are dedicated to working with young people in their local reality;
• have the basic knowledge of facilitation of non- formal learning processes;
• have a desire to apply their competences in developing new non-formal education tools
Age limit: 5 participants aged between 18 – 30 years old and 1 group leader with no age limit
Number of participants 5 participants + 1 group leader
Venue – Adana/Turkey
ARRIVAL DATE: 15 September 2018
DEPARTURE DATE: 22 September 2018
Accommodation and sessions will be in a hotel in Adana. Hotel details will be shared with selected participants in later.
Venue – Waterford/Ireland
ARRIVAL DATE: 20 October 2018
DEPARTURE DATE: 28 October 2018
Hotel details will be shared with selected participants in later.
What to bring:
•Summer clothes, but something warmer for the evening
•Rain jacket / coat
•Personal medicine, cosmetics, sun cream, mosquito repellent
•Some materials/flayers/contact sheets from your organization to share with others,
•Some national/traditional food, drinks, clothes, music or other things of your country you would like to present/show for intercultural evenings
•You can prepare some energizer or bring some games, as you like
•Positive energy and open-minded attitude
Adana is a major city in southern Turkey. The city is situated on the Seyhan river, 35 km inland from the Mediterranean, in south-central Anatolia. It is the administrative seat of the Adana Province and has a population of 1.7 million, making it the fifth most populous city in Turkey.
Adana lies in the heart of Çukurova, a geo-cultural region alternatively known as Cilicia. Home to six million people, Çukurova is one of the largest population concentrations in Turkey, as well as the most agriculturally productive area, owing to its large stretch of flat, fertile land. Region covers the provinces of Mersin, Adana, Osmaniye, and Hatay.
Waterford is in County Waterford in the south east of Ireland and is part of the province of Munster. The city is situated at the head of Waterford Harbour. It is the oldest and the fifth most populous city in the Republic of Ireland. It is the eighth most populous city on the island of Ireland. Waterford City and County Council is the local government authority for the city. Waterford is known for Waterford Crystal, a legacy of the city’s former glass-making industry.
According to the 2016 Census, 53,504 people live in the city of Waterford and a metropolitan population of 82,963. The city of Waterford consists of various cultural quarters, the oldest of which is known as Viking Triangle. This is the part of the city surrounded by the original 10th century fortifications, which is triangular in shape with its apex at Reginald’s Tower.