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Training - Facilitating youth projects - Aims

Exercise 1: Project description for youth leaders
Aims: To give youth leaders competence and knowledge about the different steps in the process of a project, and give them tools to bring that process forward.
Expected results:
The youth leaders are more competent with helping the youth to realize their own ideas.

Exercise 2: Project description for youth
Aims: To teach the youth how to describe their ideas for activities in a way that makes it easier for themselves and others to understand them, and thereby increase their chances to realize the ideas.
Expected results: The youth are more able to transform an idea into a realized activity.

Exercise 3: The Sculpture
Aims: To prepare the participants to act and make them aware of the importance of body language before they begin with a role-play.
Expected results: The participants are relaxed and comfortable with each other, and ready to act well in a role-play.

Exercise 4: Forum theatre
Aims: To inspire the participants to find different solutions in situations of conflicts in a project organisation, and to give them some practice for similar situations in the future.
Expected results: The participants are aware of difficulties that might arise in a project group, and are good at solving such conflicts.

Exercise 5: Marketing the project
Aims: To give the participants the competence and knowledge that is needed in a successful marketing of a project.
Expected results: The participants are capable to market a project in a successful way.

Exercise 6: How do you finance your project
Aims: To show the participants the importance of a budget, to foresee costs and find ways to cover them.
Expected results: The participants have a good insight in the financial part of a project.

Exercise 7: Positive evaluation
Aims: To teach the participants how to evaluate a project in a positive way.
Expected results:
The participants are able to focus upon the good things in a project, and to come up with suggestions about how to avoid repeating things that went bad. They are able to talk to each other about conflicts and negative things in a constructive way.




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