Stop Bullying – Romania


Programme & action: ERASMUS+, Key Action 1: Youth exchange

Venue: Aninoasa, Dambovita, Romania

YE dates: 8-17 August 2021

Participants: 4+1GL

Host organisation:  Asociația Be You

Participating countries: Romania, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Poland, Turkey

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Project info:


  • A friendly harmonious and safety environment is very important for teenagers balanced growth for mental health and good results at school and private life Nowadays one of the most concerning phenomenon that threaten young people harmonious growth is bullying which affects more and more young people and includes physical violence threats teasing social exclusion and other psychological violence
    • Recent studies suggest that bullying in adolescence can have worse long term effects on young adult‘s mental health than being subject to maltreatment during childhood Violence in schools and bullying is one of the strategic priorities of The Council of Europe Strategy on the Rights of the Child All over Europe 3 children teens out of 10 are bullied Bullying consequences can be devastating on young people future 44.5% bullied young people end education at secondary level 9.2% skip school 3-4 days in two weeks 42.4% feel outsider, 63.9% are anxious at test andexams On long term all consequences lead to social isolation school leaving depression and
    suicide thoughts even to suicide
    • This is the context that lead to the project „Stop Bullying The aim of our project is to empower young people with human rights democracy and active citizenship education to act against bullying from both roles victims and witness and to reduce this phenomenon

Project objectives:

  • to increasing the level of knowledge about bullying phenomenon types of bullying and its manifestation
  • to raise awareness about causes and consequences of bullying and cyberbullying
  • to equip young people with effective methods tools based on human rights democracy and active citizenship education to take action in front of bullying
  • to empower young people to take action against bullying in schools and around them

Participants’ profile:

  • 25 young people aged between 16 19 years from Romania, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Poland, Turkey, plus 5 group leader, older than 20 years with experience in youth work , international projects and non formal education.
  • Each partner organization will send 6 participants (5 young people and 1 group leader) from each country including 2 young people with fewer opportunities.
  • Partner organization should keep gender balance (3 girls and 3 boys)
  • Young people should be interested in the topic of the project, about bullying and cyberbullying, motivated to take action . Also they can be young people who were a ffected by bullying, they were bullies or young people who were witnesses of this phenomenon.
  • Also, the project include young people with fewer opportunities (social obstacles, economic obstacles and cultural obstacles


Group leader’s profile:

Often the role of the group leader is misunderstood or is confused with the role of participant

The group leader is an adult accompanying the project participants of youth exchanges He/ She shall ensure the protection and safety of participants guiding them in the learning process and can have roles as facilitator, trainer, choach moderator or expert

The role of the group leader:

  • participates in the selection of participants,
  • leads the preparatory meetings with participants before project mobility
  • engages in continuous communication with partners
  • ensures that any cultural differences are known to participants in the group
  • provides participants with information about the Youth Exchange
  • assess the potential risks that may arise in the project and what measures might be taken to prevent solve them

Safety measures implemented in order to ensure participants’ safety:

For sure the virus will be stopped and the situation will be under control, however we have undertaken some measures that we will apply during the mobility to increase the degree of protection and safety of participants:

  1. The Loteia pension is fully rented for this project, there are no other people staying during the period of our project;
  2. The venue is located in a hill area with a very large area of land, with sports fields, swimming pool, outdoor terace, walking area which ensures an efficient isolation from any other surrounding property. Participants will be protected from contact with urban agglomerations;
  3. From a hygienic point of view, all entrances to Loteia venue  will be equipped with a disinfectant mat, the cleaning of the place (including rooms, surfaces, dinning room, conference room) will be made daily with alcohol-based disinfection solutions and chlorine authorized by the Ministry of Health, in all rooms will be disinfectants for hands and participants will receive disinfectant napkins for the entire period of mobility;
  4. The liquid soap used in baths, toilets will be antibacterial;
  5.  If the situation requires and after the discussions that we will have with all partners and group leaders during the period prior to the mobility, we can decide to accommodate participants in rooms on national group and not in mixed nationalities as we have foreseen initial;
  6. For high hygiene during mobility the participants have at their disposal a washing machine and detergent that they can use whenever they need. The accommodation is also equipped with cloth iron, that we will recommend to use more often for combating microbes;
  7. All participants will have a personalized mug with the project logo and the participant’s name to avoid transmitting germs.

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