The Power of Storytelling — Estonia

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Dates: 15—23 March 2021

Venue: Haapsalu, Estonia

Number of participants (Czech team): 2

Programme & action: ERASMUS+, Key Action 1: training course

Please read the info-pack

Participants’ fee: €30/participant (collected by the hosting organisation)

Hosting organisation: MTÜ Noored Ühiskonna Heaks

Participating countries:  Estonia, Italy, France, Slovenia, Czech Republic, Greece, Hungary, Lithuania, Romania, Spain, Portugal

Project description:

Training course on how to use storytelling in educational settings

The Power of Story Telling is a training course that aims at making youth workers and trainers aware of the many and various uses of the non-formal educational methods of storytelling and shows them how it can be used to work with young people / volunteers / youth leaders. Particularly the competences gained will help them addressing the topics of online hate speeches.

Topics: Storytelling, Online hate speeches, Global education.

Objectives:

  • To analyze the increased impact that stories (and media) have on phenomena such as “hate speech”, intolerance and open racism. We will discuss the new needs for awareness, ethics and knowledge that come with the social media and digital era;
  • To explore the concept of “transformational storytelling”: using storytelling as an innovative tool to address change and personal development;
  • To identify, understand and practice key elements and skills for storytelling, and explore their potential benefits for learning and employability;
  • To inspire and share good practices of how to use storytelling in non-formal education and in youth work.
 

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