070. “More Than Just Words” – Training course

070. “More Than Just Words” – Training course

NR.: 070

DATA: 12.12.2022

TITOLO PROGETTO: More Than Just Words

RICHIESTA PROVENIENTE DA: Zsanett Függ – Eurotender Association (Ungheria)

TIPOLOGIA: Training course

ARGOMENTO: This training course aims to increase youth participation and democratic involvement through informal and non-formal methods in youth work, specifically slam poetry, an artistic form of self-expression.



Activity date: 22 February – 1 March 2023.
Venue place, venue country: Szeged, Hungary.
Summary: Slam poetry is an informal poetry style when the performing artist uses spoken language forming the content usually in verse form. Slam Poetry’s most important characteristics are given by its content which is the message what the artist would deliver to the audience. The messages are usually about social criticism. The project’s aim is to equip youth workers with tools to make them able to reach and involve young people in democratic life.
Group size: 30 participants.
For participants from: Croatia, Cyprus, France, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Republic of North Macedonia, Slovak Republic, Spain.
Target group: Youth workers, Trainers, Youth leaders, Youth project managers, Volunteering mentors, Youth coaches, NGO trainers, facilitators, coordinators.
Details: The project has three aims considering also Slam Poetry’s spirit:
1) Creating of a „common language” in the form of Slam Poetry which may provide youth workers and young people a common communication channel. Along this channel, created by youth workers, they will be linked with young people and they will be able to communicate with each other working together effectively through a „common language” which will be Slam Poetry.
2) The project’s second aim is to make youth workers able to use Slam Poetry as an educational tool in their daily work creating a learning experience for young people using this form of communication.
3) The third aim of the project is let youth workers get to know methods which make them able to use Slam Poetry as a tool of advancing democratic participation.
Participation fee: None.
Accommodation and food:All costs related to accommodation and food during the training course are provided by the project grant.
Travel reimbursement: Travel costs will be reimbursed according to the Erasmus+ distance band calculator up to the budget limit set by the Erasmus+ Programme: up to 180€ for participants from Slovakia, Croatia and North Macedonia; up to 275€ for participants from Latvia, Italy, France, and the Cyprus; up to 360€ for participants from Spain.
There is no travel reimbursement provided to Hungarian participants.
Working language: English.

SCADENZA: 1 January 2023.