Emotional Intelligence & Youthwork
This training took place in Worcester in June 2015.
Its aim was to increase capacities in both preparation and implementation of quality youth projects through developing practical skills and techniques for managing and developing the emotional intelligence techniques.
The objectives of the project were to:
Training participants to understand themselves and others better
Providing conflict management tools and an understanding of how conflict develops
Sharing tools facilitating the design of intercultural learning and communication across intercultural barriers
Promoting new partnerships among participants
Boosting participant’s confidence in organising youth projects and working with challenging behaviour
Encouraging them to become more inclusive in recruitment and preparation methods
The training was a mix of non-formal education tools (individual, pair and group work, discussions, simulations, brainstorming, etc). Participants had the opportunity to Gain first-hand experience in the theory and practice; to share an analyse non EI practices within their own organisations/experience; develop EI competencies in self-reflection, self-regulation and motivation as well as empathy and social skills; to understand what makes an effective team and how to engage leaders and to consider their own personal and professional development.