⛵ Training Course: STEAM of Bricks

📌 Location: Dobczyce, Poland

⏰ Dates: 13-20 January 2024

👣 Number of participants: 24 participants

🏁 Participating countries: Greece, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Republic of North Macedonia, Sweden

🚲 Organizer: Fundacja Młodzi dla Europy (Youth NGO)

🍇 Apply here: Application form

🚦 Deadline to apply: 9 December, 2023

🚦 Date of Selection: 13 December, 2023

📱Inquiries about this training course: Vera Goriunova at gorunovavera@gmail.com

💰💶 Costs

  • Participation fee: 30 EUR per participant
  • 100% accommodation, food are covered
  • Travel costs: Lithuania – 260 EUR; Latvia – 260 EUR; Italy – 260 EUR; Sweden – 260 EUR; North Macedonia – 260 EUR; Greece – 260 EUR; Poland –  0 EUR

STEAM of Bricks

TC key topic of the training – STEAM education, Use of LEGO bricks in work with young people

The main idea of Training course to equip youth educators with innovative tools for Creativity, to show practically how to use it and apply it in youth work and solve youth problems. Thus, we want to help young people to be aware (through educators as stakeholders) of own creative potential and be able to use it in achieving own goals. For this purpose, we have designed a programme which will lead improved and developed creative confidence – step by step.

Initiative aim

STEAM of Bricks initiative aim is to provide an affective and practical creativity development tool for youth workers and with its help to strengthen the creative confidence of young people they work with. This will be covered by:

  • Empowering youth educators to think in innovative ways  of approaching youth related topics and devlop creative solutions to increase the impact and efficiencyof youth activities.
  • Developing innovative methodologies that increase effective participation of all project-actors.

Participants’ profile:

  • Background: youth workers and educators working with young people with fewer opportunities
  • Should be 18 years old or over
  • Should be able to communicate in English
  • Should take part in the whole period of the training course
  • Should be ready to promote activities in own community after the training course ends

Selected participants are in charge of organising a local event (seminar, workshop etc) for own community within the month and a half after the training course comes to an end.

Selected participants are in charge of dissemination and visibility activities of the project.