One of the last events we took part in September was a Youth Exchange on an Erasmus + trip to the Czech Republic.
We had the great chance to take 4 young people out to to spend 8 days with 26 other youth from around Europe.
The topic was Sustainable Development and again the knowledge these people had on sustainable futures and development was amazing.
We were a mixed group but had one thing in common; the desire to make a better future.
We took an artist, 2 musicians and a chef who mainly cooks for refugees and the homeless and we found each could share experiences, teach new things and work together brilliantly especially when it came to their presentation to the group.
The week was spent learning about other cultures and countries including Poland, Spain, Italy, Czech Republic and us from the UK.
We shared knowledge, gained new insights, made agreements on actions we would take forward, realised the problems faced were not so different from country to country and came away feeling that the youth have the chance to make change.
The exercises we took part in were all run through non formal education and were delivered in a very professional way that often you totally forgot you were learning. The facilitators had years of experience in delivery and this is one of the best projects we have been luck to be in partnership with.
We will be involved with more in the future we hope, both training programs and youth exchanges so if you would like to be involved in the future either in the UK or in Europe then please contact us.
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