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Resources created by the network and recommended by us. Our aim is to gather innovative and field tested methods, tools and cases of youth work.
Highly vulnerable young people face overlapping potential exclusion factors when it comes to participation in Erasmus+ and ESC mobility. Learn good practices to reduce these barriers and drive positive change.
Experience the HEART Resilience Tools.
Tools and Activities for Empowering Youth with Fewer Opportunities for Sustainable Change
If you are a youth or social worker working or planning to work with disadvantaged youth, or a teacher, trainer or facilitator working with volunteering as a non-formal learning tool within or
Listen to the latest episode of Source of Growth! Our colleague Árpád Bárnai talks to Elina Marjamaki, an expert from MIELI Mental Health Finland.
This post is an English translation of the article written by Marta Kovacs at 24.hu. See the original at the end of the post.
As she steps into the turbulent waters of adolescence, Anna (a pseudonym) represents the struggles and resilience of many at-risk Roma young women. Her story, a tapestry of challenges, dreams, and determination,
Creating a safe and supportive environment in non-formal educational settings is a crucial aspect of a trainer or youth worker's role. This blog post explores practical steps that can be implemented to
I had a dream last night. A big one. I dreamt of an ideal world, an ideal children's home. Which was empty. It was closed. But the reality is very different. There

I can say with a half-smile on my face that this year is indeed different from the others. Nevertheless, there is a significant dose of constancy: we continue to work with disadvantaged

Sometimes it's challenging to make a wise decision, for example, or to cope with disappointment or failure - I feel overwhelmed by bad feelings, I feel I can't meet the challenges I
I have to stop every now and then to give myself time, and that's more important than completing the task. It's actually what prevents burnout.
Heartland is a unique and innovative project that addresses the critical issue of mental health and well-being in helping professionals. By using non-formal educational methods, the project promotes resilience, destigmatizes mental health
The Heartland Project is a unique initiative that combines outdoor experiential education, cultural mediation and mindfulness with art expression to help professionals build resilience and overcome challenges in their personal and professional
Feedback from Beke Tünde, geography teacher from Sângeorgiu de Pădure/Erdőszentgyörgy and OBR trainer, how took part in HEARTLAND 10 days long course in Hungary, Három Kincs Völgye last summer.
Hand in Hand parenting Quality youth work by connection, listening WE SHOULD START WITH THE MOST IMPORTANT LESSON: YOU DON’T HAVE TO MAKE THE SCREAMING CHILD SHUT UP.
Essence+ is an Erasmus+ KA1 project which aims to bring together and share the essence of the experiences and good practices of the Academy of Experience over the last 16 years.
In order to become a healthy adult and develop the self-control necessary for social integration, a child must be able to safely experience independence, competence, playfulness, and spontaneity. Freedom to express one's
The new scientific findings on the topic of childhood trauma and the brain help us understand some of the reactions of youth experiencing adverse experiences in their childhood.
A brief introduction to core concepts regarding brain structure and function that provide the basis for developmentally sensitive and trauma-informed caregiving, education and therapy.
What is Digital youth work? Digital youth work means proactively using or addressing digital media and technology in youth work. Our role is to empower young people and their capacity to be
What is Experiential Learning and Debriefing? Why is it important? How you can use it in youthwork?
Have you ever wondered what is youth work? Where does it come from and what’s its purpose? Watch EU-CoE youth partnership's video for the answers
Who is a volunteer? What volunteering means and what it involves? What if volunteering was one opportunity that could help you create the life you dreamed of?
What is trauma? Contrary to popular belief, trauma is extremely common. We all have jobs, life events, and unpleasant situations causing us daily stress.

What is non-formal learning? In what ways does it differ from formal and informal learning? What are its main principles? Here are a few answers to these questions…in a nutshell! This video

This video as part of the #YOCOMO – an #ETS online course on competence-based development for youth workers!
Mina is an Iraqi-Kurdish/Danish volunteer in the association Vluchtelingenwerk, which gives the chance to people to help asylum seekers and refugees by doing simple things.
THE ESSENCE OF EXPERIENCE is a training of trainer’s course to share in fact the essence of our 10 years’ experience in outdoor and experiential education
Project “YouTrain” is a long-term strategic partnership, which aims to increase the quality, reach and impact of non-formal education activities by creating a video toolbox for educators, and by promoting the use