When it comes to developing one’s social competences, mediation and communication skills are only a part of a package. Recently we took part in a project “Understanding My Journey” that helps to develop and practice many more skills useful for young people
Running out of ideas on how to teach mediation in youth projects? We have a surprise for you! Together with our partners we have prepared for you a set of 10 new workshops in a new toolkit Ready to Mediate? Direction: Youth!
More and more initiatives are trying to promote mediation among young people or in work with youth. If you are a youth worker yourself, maybe you have already stumbled upon this idea and are wondering now, is there a place for mediation in my work as a social worker, teacher, facilitator or volunteer? What can I get from it and how can I implement it in my everyday work? Here are some good ideas for you!
While working with youth, how often do you hear one of these sentences?
‘I won’t do it!’
‘It is stupid, you are stupid, I don’t like it.’
More often than you can count? That means you are definitely a youth worker with experience and you know that sometimes, while approaching youth, you need to first combat their defences and understand what their priorities and needs in life are.
The final event and presentation of the Russian handbook in Estonia took place on 30.06.2018 in the Youth International Camp Vihasoo Noortelaager. To the Vihasoo Camp were invited youth workers, teachers, EVS volunteers and project coordinators from different organisations. In the event participated 28 representatives from different schools and youth organisations. During the event paticipants heard about ADR […]
The Italian conference “Erasmus+: Gioventù. Fondi Europei per il Montefeltro” took place in Belforte all’Isauro on the 13th of June 2018 from 10.30 until 13.00. The conference was divided in three main parts: The first part of the event was dedicated to the Erasmus+ programme, its key actions, European Voluntary Service and Strategic Partnerships. The second part was […]
What: NO: Alternativ konflikthåndtering. Hva er det? Hvordan bruke det? ENG: Alternative conflict resolution. What is it? How can you use it? Time: Wednesday 20. June, 18:00 – 21:00 Where: Narviksenteret’s classroom We were delighted to welcome stakeholders from our community to this seminar on alternative conflict resolution. Teachers, municipality outreach teams, police officers, and […]
It’s here, it’s ready and it is made precisely for you! Our “Handbook on conflict resolution education” is available to download and use in your daily work with young people.
On 25th of May 2018 in Krakow took place the final event of the project, the interdisciplinary student conference “Mediation in Youth Work”. In the Institute of Sociology of Jagiellonian University we talked about ADR, youth work and the project itself. After that all paticipants had a chance to participate and ask a question in a discussion in […]
We are happy to invite you to an interdisciplinary student conference “Mediation in Youth Work” that will take place in Krakow. The aim of the conference is to discuss mediation – one of Alternative Dispute Resolution methods (ADR) and its role and use in work with young people aged 13-30. We will focus on different ideas on how to implement mediation and ADR in youth education, the role of conflict in youth development and application of non-formal learning in the field of conflict resolution education.
New Toolkit available! Ready to Mediate? Direction: Youth
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