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Story – You Hiker 2 – Training course in Lithuania

You-Hiker is a two phased experimental, experiential learning based outdoor learning project for youth workers. It enables youth workers to find a better contact with youngsters, build connections between those, who are involved in the process and offers space for… Continue Reading →

Story – You Hiker – Training course in Lithuania

You-Hiker is a two phased experimental, experiential learning based outdoor learning project for youth workers. It enables youth workers to find a better contact with youngsters, build connections between those, who are involved in the process and offers space for… Continue Reading →

Story – Young Muse 2 – Youth exchange in United Kingdom

26 young muses and 7 leader muses from UK, Greece, Czech Republic, Lithuania, Spain and Bulgaria gathered in the second part of Young Muse youth exchange in Kennington, United Kingdom. “Loneliness kills. It’s as powerful as smoking or alcoholism.” — Robert Waldinger,… Continue Reading →

Story – Young Clown 2 – Youth exchange in United Kingdom

Erasmus+ youth exchange Young Clown is divided into Cycles. The sections are divided accordingly with the life-path that a clown recycles. Team Building & Program’s Concept → We build bonds of intimacy and reconcile common practices of coexistence. We approach… Continue Reading →

Story – Young Audiovisual 3 – Youth exchange in United Kingdom

Young Audiovisual is conceived from a multi-perspective of connecting the young people with ICT tools and digital instruments in order to improve their employability level. In most of the countries, we realize that young people lack practical skills and personal… Continue Reading →

Story – Intuitive Literate 2 – Youth exchange in United Kingdom

INTUITIVE thinking (especially working in tandem with analytical thinking) is positively associated not only with better, faster and more accurate decision-making processes but also with happiness and a sense of autonomy and freedom. This is why it’s important–and today probably… Continue Reading →

Story – Intuitive Literate 1 – Youth exchange in United Kingdom

Every day we face plenty of decisions (some sources estimate that an average adult makes more than 35 thousand decisions each day). Some of them are small, some of them are big, and some of them are life-changing. In school… Continue Reading →

Story – Diverse Communicator 2 – Youth exchange in United Kingdom

Erasmus+ youth exchange Diverse Communicator offers unique means by which we can explore ourselves (personal competence) and who we are in the wider world (social, citizenship and cultural awareness competences) to communicate with others (culture expression, empathy and multilingual competences)…. Continue Reading →

Story – RASA Resilience and Sustainability in Action 2 – Youth exchange in United Kingdom

RASA Resilience and Sustainability in Action is a learning experience to raise awareness about sustainability challenges, connect to nature, the people around us and our own inner motivation and support each other to take action for a better place. RASA… Continue Reading →

Story – Migration Lab 2.0 – Youth exchange in United Kingdom

Migration Lab 2.0 was all about providing with the necessary tools to better understand the current migration phenomenon, as well as to encourage the development and strengthening of values such as solidarity, tolerance, and mutual respect. Also to encourage to… Continue Reading →

Story – Migration Lab 1.0 – Youth exchange in United Kingdom

The migration phenomenon is often exploited by the right-winged political elite as well as by the media in order to present it as a “crisis” and a threat to the culture and traditions of the respective host countries. Because of… Continue Reading →

Story – Being Seen – Training Course in United Kingdom

Video branding is necessary not only for businesses, but also for social enterprises and non profits. Video branding is an essential competence for youth workers to use in so many contexts to amplify their own or organisation’s work. For all… Continue Reading →

Story – Zero Grams of Waste 2 – Youth exchange in United Kingdom

Zero Grams of Waste challenge is a youth exchange to exchange ideas and empower ourselves on how to become zero waste every step of the way In Europe, we currently use 16 tonnes of materials per person per year, of… Continue Reading →

Story – Zero Grams of Waste – Youth exchange in United Kingdom

Zero Grams of Waste challenge is a youth exchange to exchange ideas and empower ourselves on how to become zero waste every step of the way Raise awareness about ZGW – 5 Rs philosophy and circular economy Support a ZGW… Continue Reading →

Story – RASA Resilience and Sustainability in Action – Youth exchange in United Kingdom

Do you like outdoors? Are you an environmentalist? Do you wonder what can each one of us do for sustainability? Do you want to change your daily life, your work,your communities? Do you want to join us, to care and… Continue Reading →

Story – Young Clown – Youth exchange in United Kingdom

Young Clown is for young people who would like to to determine ways in order to overcome the obstacle of linguistic expression (expression through eye-contact, gestures, expressions, music, etc). Non-verbal communication is predominant. Having the game as a vehicle, we… Continue Reading →

Story – Young Audiovisual 1 – Youth exchange in United Kingdom

Everyone has a unique perspective on the world and the ability to share it with the rest of us. This individuality is what we want you to bring. No matter if you are a nerd or a drag queen, you… Continue Reading →

Story – Diverse Communicator – Youth exchange in United Kingdom

Project Diverse Communicator offers unique means by which we can explore ourselves (personal competence) and who we are in the wider world (social, citizenship and cultural awareness competences) to communicate with others (culture expression, empathy and multilingual competences). Project aims to tackle… Continue Reading →

Story – Aware Thinker – Youth exchange in United Kingdom

An Aware Thinker is a person who speaks from the heart, is not afraid to risk, and is emotionally present for others by connecting with their inner voice. In this Youth Exchange, becoming an Aware Thinker is experienced through Community… Continue Reading →

Story – Code of Self Branding II – Youth exchange in United Kingdom

Having a personal brand is not only a great way to create trust for potential employers or clients, but it also helps to build relationships by showing braveness, self-awareness and authenticity. If we dare to tell our complete story and… Continue Reading →

Story – Code of Self Branding – Youth exchange in United Kingdom

37 participants from UK, Greece, Italy, Lithuania, Spain, Poland, Bulgaria gathered in the first part of Code of Self Branding youth exchange in Kennington, United Kingdom. Having a personal brand is not only a great way to create trust for potential employers… Continue Reading →

Story – Young Muse – Youth exchange in United Kingdom

Young Muse is two phased Erasmus+ youth exchange to explore the essence to empower participants to learn to create meaningful, lasting connections. While doing it, we will also empower participants to inclusion-equity, active citizenship, intercultural dialogue, care for the cultural… Continue Reading →

Story – Neurostory II – Youth exchange in United Kingdom

37 participants from UK, Greece, Czech Republic, Lithuania, Spain, Italy, Romania gathered in the second part of Neurostory youth exchange in Kennington, United Kingdom. NEUROSTORY connect young people from different countries and is a host a space where they can practice storytelling and… Continue Reading →

Story – Neurostory – Youth exchange in United Kingdom

37 participants from UK, Greece, Czech Republic, Lithuania, Spain, Italy, Romania gathered in Neurostory youth exchange in Kennington, United Kingdom. NEUROSTORY connect young people from different countries and is a host a space where they can practice storytelling and media literacy… Continue Reading →

Five ways to get people involved in charity

5 Ways to Get People Involved in Charity In the winter of this year, I saw a famous  actress with more than a million subscribers on instagram post about a boy who urgently needs a bone marrow transplant and who… Continue Reading →

My passion about Art: how I took part in art project – Cortes de la Frontera

“Everything depends on the prism” – Art Project I was honoured to take part in the art project, Training Course of Erasmus+, “Everything depends on the prism”. The Project took place in a beautiful village of Andalucia, Cortes de la… Continue Reading →

Story – KNIGHTS of the ROUND TABLE #2 Searching for Grail – Youth Exchange in Wales, UK

Fourty eight adventurers from Latvia, Spain, Romania, Lithuania, Czech Republic, Greece and United Kingdom arrived in Wales to co-create Erasmus plus youth exchange Knights of the Round Table #2: Searching for Grail. Right on we entered the world of LARP… Continue Reading →

Story – KNIGHTS of the ROUND TABLE: #1 Searching for a King – Youth Exchange in Wales, UK

Leave the city behind. In the misty hills of Great Britain, you will enter the shadows of the Stonehenge, the spirit of the medieval time. Step into the legends and myths of courage and bravery, and re-live the story of… Continue Reading →

Story – Empathic Step #2 Running in Northern Ireland – Second step towards Empathy – Youth Exchange in United Kingdom

Empathic Step #2: Running in Northern Ireland is a second step towards Empathy (first one is described here) – an atempt to foster the notion of empathy and running to encourage participants (and not only) to include in their everyday… Continue Reading →

Budgeting while on international placement

So you’ve been accepted on to an international placement scheme, hooray! Now comes the arduous task of planning exactly how you’re going to do it (no sugar coating here). Budgeting can be a difficult task – throw in a foreign… Continue Reading →

Story – KNIGHTS of the ROUND TABLE #3 Searching for Freedom – Youth Exchange in Nothern Ireland

“Just under a week ago, I returned home after spending 12 days in Northern Ireland, taking part in the third and final phase of the Knights of the Round Table Erasmus Exchange programme. This final part was entitled Searching for… Continue Reading →

Methods: The Art of Development Toolset

Abroadship’ers Joseph Gibbons Nicole White, Hasan Alaiba and Mohammad Al Zaim went on another outstanding Erasmus+ training course “The Art of Development” in Lithuania and created an outstanding toolset. The Art of Development Toolset Download it here: Erasmus+ Toolbox –… Continue Reading →

Contact Making Seminar: Gamestorming – Barcelona, Spain

Contact Making Seminar: Gamestorming Location: Barcelona, Spain Dates: 14-20 November 2021 Number of participants: 31 Participating countries: United Kingdom, Romania, Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Italy, France, Lithuania, Latvia, Greece, Slovenia, Hungary, Poland, Estonia, Croatia, Portugal, Spain Organizer: La Vibria Intercultural Apply… Continue Reading →

Have you ever asked yourself – to be responsible?

From 14 to 23 January 2020 twenty four youngsters and six group leaders from UK, Spain, Lithuania, Italy, Turkey and Norway gathered together in Isle of Wight to enlighten and empower themselves and others to become Responsible citizens, who think… Continue Reading →

Are we responsible?

First of all, who are we? We are twenty four young people aged 18 to 30 and six group leaders from six countries: Italy, Spain, Turkey, Lithuania, Norway and the UK. We gathered in Totland, on the Isle of Wight,… Continue Reading →

Story – Inclusive Outdoors Local Action Phase – United Kingdom

“Be included, be outdoor!” Have you ever been outside, playing, exploring the world around you, or just enjoying it? Have you ever shared these moments and emotions with others? We bet you have. How does it feel? So far, you… Continue Reading →

Story – Inclusive Outdoors – United Kingdom

What happens when you put 30 strangers, together in tents? Anything. Everything. 2 weeks, 2 months, 31 participants, and 1 significant summer. Remarkable adventure, brand new learning, consequential challenges, cultural exchanges, and plenty of sharing and caring. This was the… Continue Reading →

Story – Less Food Loss – Hungary

Less Food Loss – that’s the title of a dream project that took place in Hungary in August 2019 tanks to the partnership between Abrodship.org and Vidéken jó alapítvány association. Youngsters from seven European countries (UK, Bulgaria, Spain, Slovakia, Hungary)… Continue Reading →

Story – EmPLAYability – Spain

Youth unemployment rate in European Union amounts 14.2%. Finding a job is not easy and requires not only formal education, but also soft skills and a good knowledge about future employer. Which skills are valued most during job recruitment process?… Continue Reading →

Story – Start Up Hypothesis – Youth Exchange in United Kingdom

A traditional path for a young person was to finish education and find a job for life. A contemporary path is to start with international colleagues a social startup, that will make a positive impact. Unlike most business entrepreneurs, who… Continue Reading →

Testimonials – Start Up Hypothesis #1: How to achieve the entrepreneur’s mindset – Youth Exchange

Erasmus+ youth exchange “Start Up Hypothesis” took place this May on the Isle of Wight, England. The project involved 28 participants from 7 different countries, that came together to create their own startup’s, right there on the island. During 8… Continue Reading →

Story – #HealthyHabits 2: Active Outdoors & Sports – United Kingdom

#HealthyHabits is a project of 12 months focused on developing healthy habits and attitudes for sustainable self-development of young people. It is a project that will unite a total of 96 participants from 6 European countries: UK, Romania, Greece, Lithuania,… Continue Reading →

Story – #HealthyHabits 1: Healthy Foods & Diets – United Kingdom

#HealthyHabits is a project of 12 months focused on developing healthy habits and attitudes for sustainable self-development of young people. It is a project that will unite a total of 96 participants from 6 European countries: UK, Romania, Greece, Lithuania,… Continue Reading →

Ever wanted to feel like Miley Cyrus? Now you can!

Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth finally got engaged on 23rd December 2018 after 8 years since they got engaged for the first time. You probably don’t care about it and think why is this article even posted on Abroadship. We… Continue Reading →

Stories -Youth Exchange Theater of the oppressed through Multimedia – Albania

It was my first Youth Exchange outside my country (Macedonia) and definitely the one I will never forget. I have attended some training courses inside Macedonia, and it got me interested in the Erasmus+ programme! I started surfing all opportunities… Continue Reading →

How volunteers avoid burnout syndrome

We wanted today, dear friends, to talk about burnout syndrome. I am not a psychologist, and I don’t understand what these words mean for those people who often use them. There is a lot of talk about this syndrome now,… Continue Reading →

One volunteer day who helps the community

Today we will tell about one day volunteer who helps society.Every volunteer day she learn more and more how many caring people around us. Blood is blood Most people today have a normal working day. But for parents whose children undergo… Continue Reading →

Why did I stop being a volunteer?

The philosopher Aristotle called virtue the middle between two extremes, which arise from excess or lack. follow us on facebook The ability to go through the “royal path” of moderation is a thing that I really missed when I was… Continue Reading →

How american volunteers transformed Havre de Grace

Being a volunteer is a pride for every American.  Voluntary movement in the United States is so developed that there is in every small town. Thousands of Americans every day not only help those who are in trouble. follow us… Continue Reading →

Story – B.O.M.B: Building Organisation’s Media Brand – Training Course in United Kingdom

Video branding is necessary not only for businesses, but also for social enterprises and non profits. Video branding is an essential competence for youth workers to use in so many contexts to amplify their own or organisation’s work. For all… Continue Reading →

The most motivating global peace initiatives

Crimes, conflicts and wars are among the mainstream media. But what little they know is that there are organizations that use technology to help create a better world. follow us on facebook Here are some of the most motivating peace… Continue Reading →

Story – Step In Their Shoes #2 Running in Northern Ireland – Youth Exchange in United Kingdom

Step In Their Shoes second part: Running in Northern Ireland was not another regular Erasmus Plus project. It involved one challenge, that made us and our friends and relatives at awe – Belfast Marathon! From the beginning it was clear,… Continue Reading →

Story – Step In Their Shoes #1 Hiking in Wales – Youth Exchange in United Kingdom

In the mid of March 2018, thirty adventurous youngsters from 6 European countries (Greece, Norway, Spain, Hungary, Lithuania and UK) managed to find their way to gather at the remote, isolated and remarkably scenic National Park of Snowdonia in Wales,… Continue Reading →

Story – East or West – Outdoors is the Best – Youth exchange in Scotland

In the middle of July, 35 adventurous youngsters from 7 European countries managed to find their way to gather at the  remote, wild and remarkably beautiful Isle of Skye, Scotland, United Kingdom. As they were turning from strangers to closer… Continue Reading →

Story – East or West – Outdoors is the Best – Youth exchange in Georgia

In the beginning of June 35 adventurous youngsters from 7 random European countries managed to find their way to gather at from the world hidden place in beautiful Georgian country side. As they were turning from strangers to closer and… Continue Reading →

Anastasia Moraiti experience with Erasmus+ programs

My story with Erasmus+   All began suddenly when I finished my BA studies in Psychology and started looking fro an interesting and different experience in my life. Having in mind that I am becoming an ‘adult’ very soon, I… Continue Reading →

Story – Act!on – Hungary

30 youthworkers, young leaders and young entrepreneurs from Czech Republic, Estonia, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Portugal, Turkey, United Kingdom, Greece, Bulgaria, Hungary and the Netherlands joined a training course ACT!ON to practice entrepreneurship, experience leadership, improve monitoring skills, and find… Continue Reading →

Story – CLOWN with me…! – Latvia

It was autumn of 2017, when 25 young persons from Latvia, UK and Italy gathered for a youth exchange project “The CLOWN with me…!” in Daugavpils, Latvia. While the description, the concept and photos of the project could be seen… Continue Reading →

Stories – Think Like Nature: Lifestyle With Alternative Sustainable Communities – UK

One day a girl realised she is dissatisfied with the lifestyle in the city and started searching on the internet for abandoned houses to create an alternative reality. Together with 3 other people she took a loan of €400k from… Continue Reading →

Stories – Think Like Nature: Sustainability with Permaculture – Romania

Already the first day – hiking an hour through a mountainous landscape uphill to a remote house promised something unusual. Training course “Think Like Nature: Sustainability with Permaculture” in Romania is nothing alike – 24 youth workers from 7 countries… Continue Reading →

Story – Youth Exchange STEAM+ – Romania

It was bright September month of 2017, when twenty youngsters from United Kingdom, Romania, Lithuania and Spain gathered in a “hackathon/technothon” in Iasi in Romania. Partcipants were getting basics of robotics & programming, mindstorms EV3, trying to accomplish team assignments,… Continue Reading →

Stories – Think Like Nature: Emotional Intelligence with Forest School – UK

Do we and can we Think Like Nature – we asked ourselves and every youth worker and youth leader that gathered 30 May – 6 June 2017 in England. The training course “Think Like Nature: Emotional Intelligence with Forest School”… Continue Reading →

Stories – Media Creator #3: Photo & Video – London

Short Summary The project “Media Creator #3: Photo & Video” has finished and is as great as the first two parts: Media Creator #1: Self-Branding & Social Media Media Creator #2: Design & Creativity As a result of the third… Continue Reading →

Stories – Media Creator #2: Design & Creativity – London

Short Summary The second phase of the project “Media Creator #2: Design & Creativity” has finished and it was as great as the first part Media Creator #1: Self-Branding & Social Media. We are impatiently waiting for the “Media Creator #3:… Continue Reading →

Story – MediaACT – Activating Critical Thinking – Czech Republic

Testimonials Story of Abroadship’er Florence from London, UK: “The MediaACT training course was a profoundly great experience. I learnt a lot and had a lot of fun at the same time! The TC leaders were clearly really passionate about what… Continue Reading →

Story – Ace it! Organizational Management in a Nutshell – Czech Republic

Testimonials Story of Abroadship’er Rofikul from London, UK: “Being the last delegate to arrive for the Ace it! Organizational Management in a Nutshell in Zlin, Czech Republic I felt a sense of being away from my comfort zone and out beyond… Continue Reading →

Stories – Media Creator #1: Self Branding & Social Media – London

Short Summary Voila! The project “Media Creator #1: Self Branding & Social Media” is concluded and now we are impatiently waiting for the Media Creator #2: Design & Creativity and Media Creator #3: Photo & Video. As a result of… Continue Reading →

World Cultural Heritage – On the Frontiers of Intercultural Clash and Dialogue – Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Greece, Italy, Macedonia, Moldova, Spain, UK and Ukraine

World Cultural Heritage ** Intercultural Challenges in Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Greece, Italy, Macedonia, Moldova, Spain, UK and Ukraine ** Over the last 46 years the World’s population doubled from 3.7 billion to 7.4 billion. Development of economies and technologies lead… Continue Reading →

Story – Gravity Jam in Lewes Sussex Downs College – UK

Gravity Jam – a sustainable character development programme for 16-18 year old college students – for a second time took place in Lewes Sussex Downs College on 14th January 2017. It was a second implementation after the first Gravity Jam… Continue Reading →

Story – Gravity Jam in Eastbourne Sussex Downs College – UK

Gravity Jam – a sustainable character development programme for 16-18 year old college students – for the first time took place in Eastbourne Sussex Downs College on 13th January 2017. From the early morning of 9:45am to late afternoon of… Continue Reading →

Story of Participation – Create The Change – Romania

Story of Abroadship’er Airidas Vainoras from London, UK: I want to title my trip as Lost in Transylvania. I got an offer to join ”Create the Change!” training course in Romania just few days before its start. Usually I am… Continue Reading →

Story of Participation – Youth Support Youth – Poland

Story of Abroadship’er Sam Moore from Derby, UK: When you have a life changing experience it is often difficult to put into words, but i will attempt to do it justice. This was my first experience of an Erasmus+ training… Continue Reading →

Stories of Participation – IMPROVISION – Inclusion through Art – Armenia

Story of Abroadship’er Justinas: I came with the last minute call, with low confidence in the arts field and was pleasantly surprised about the human borders and the methods available to extract these borders from non-artistic participants, such as me…. Continue Reading →

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