On the road with migrants – Understanding the realities of migrants What is the route of a migrant on the road to exile? What obstacles will s/he have to overcome, what encounters will s/he...
Methoden für die Arbeit in internationalen Jugendbegegnungen, Seminaren und Trainings gibt es wie Sand am Meer. Das Angebot and Spiele- und Übungen, Material- und Toolsammlungen ist in den letzten Jahren explodiert, dass die Auswahl schwer fällt. Für den Einstieg habe ich 7 Empfehlungen zusammengestellt, die mich auf meinem Weg als Teamer von Jugendbegegnungen und später als Interkultureller Trainer begleitet haben. Read more
Polish is spoken by 50 million people, making it the 20th most spoken language in the world. Polish language is part of the western branch of Slavic languages, and belongs to the Indo-European family. It is one of the more difficult languages to learn for people from Western Europe countries: especially its tongue-bending pronunciation, complex gender system and seven cases challenge its learners. This article shows you several platforms as well as mobile apps to start learning and improving your Polish. Read more
The “Meant to be a Mentor” workbook is a practical guide for EVS mentors working with their volunteer(s). Its content and activities guide mentors step by step through the whole EVS project cycle. Mentors can carry out the activities with their volunteers, reflect on their experience and share their good practise in an online community (a link to this online community of mentors is provided inside the workbook). Read more
This brochure is a collection of games and exercises: from bringing individuals together, breaking the ice, activating groups, developing trust, untill reflecting and evaluating the group work and process.
Games & Exercises is meant for leaders and facilitators of international workcamps and seminars. Read more
A propos Polski is above all directed at people who take on the challenge to live and work in Poland as volunteers in the frame of the YOUTH Programme. It includes some information on discovering Poland and a lot of useful practical hints as well as links to other sources. … Read more
Die Broschüre „Praxiserfahrungen und Tipps zum Einwerben von Fördermitteln“ bündelt Beiträge aus der Praxis und Recherchen zu den Themen Unternehmenskooperationen, Förderung durch öffentliche Mittel, Einwerben von Spendenmitteln und Identifikation geeigneter Stiftungen. Ein praxisnaher Ratgeber mit Weblinks, Tipps zu weiteren Publikationen und Ansprechpartnern aus der Praxis. Read more
The undiscovered country. Future, Personal development and Managing change in the context of EVS trainings
“The undiscovered country” is about learning through experience during European Voluntary Service and introduces our three main topics. These topics are explored in the following three chapters “Future“, “Personal development“ and “Managing change“, both from a more or less “theoretical” and from a practical point of view. Thoughts, ideas, outlines of methods and tools may serve as an inspiration for how to work on this topic during EVS seminars and meetings. Read more
T he Polish-Lithuanian Blended Training Course for EVS mentors was organised by the Polish and Lithuanian National Agencies from October 2014 till May 2015. This pilot project was carried out with the support of the Erasmus+ Programme.
The report serves not only as a retrospective presentation on what were the elements carried out through out the project, but also looks at what impact it has created on participants as well as presents a model to be considered for long term support for EVS mentors in the future. Read more