Cofinanciado-por-Erasmus-FDV

The main activity of the  project “Being in Europe”, -a youth exchange in which 32 young people from Croatia and Spain take part-, takes place in Madrid from the 1st to the 10th of July 2017, with the aim of promoting in young people the development of fundamental values for modeling a more inclusive and supportive society.

The fundamental values ​​of our society are the ones ​​that make up the integrity of the person. It is necessary to educate young people in values ​​so that they are in Europe as whole people capable of molding a welcoming and solidarity society.

To this end, 16 young Spaniards host 16 Croatian youths, together with 28 participants plus 4 youth leaders, carry out a program of activities with the following specific objectives:

  • Transmit to young people the fundamental values ​​of our society
  • Encourage the active and responsible participation of young people in society
  • To favor a committed and caring attitude among young people
  • Encourage respect for diversity
  • Sharing knowledge and experiences among young and old
  • Encourage intercultural dialogue
  • Encourage coexistence and mutual enrichment among young people from different countries and cultures
  • Encourage healthy behaviors in young people
    All young Spaniards and Croats work together on the design, content and planning of the planned activities with the following structure:

1) Securities Workshops

Methodology: analytical and dialectic.

The young participants, supported by their leaders, will work on some of the fundamental values ​​of the person and society, structured as follows:

  • Values ​​of the Union I: respect for human dignity and freedom.
  • Values ​​of the Union II: democracy and equality.
  • Values ​​of the person I: commitment, honesty and loyalty.
  • Values ​​of the person II: respect, tolerance and solidarity.
  • Civic values ​​I: citizenship and responsibility.
  • Civic values ​​II: equity and justice.
  • Objective: Transmit to young people the fundamental values ​​of our society.

2) Volunteering

Methodology: participatory

  • Intergenerational Volunteering: with sick elderly and / or in a state of solitude.
  • Volunteering with the disadvantaged and young people at risk of exclusion.

Goals:

  • Encourage the active and responsible participation of young people in society.
  • To favor in the young people a committed attitude and solidarity.
  • Sharing knowledge and experiences among young and old.
  • Reaching disadvantaged young people and / or at risk of exclusion.
  • Encourage respect for diversity.

3) Cultural, leisure and leisure activities

Methodology: playful

  • Cultural visit to Toledo.
  • Hiking in the Sierra de Guadarrama (Madrid).
  • Visit to the Prado Museum in Madrid.
  • Visit Madrid City.

Goals:

  • Encourage intercultural dialogue.
  • Encourage coexistence and mutual enrichment among young people from different countries and cultures.
  • Encourage healthy behaviors in young people.
  • Learning outcomes:

Knowledge of the fundamental values ​​of our society:

  • Respect for human dignity, freedom, democracy, equality, commitment, honesty, loyalty, respect, tolerance, solidarity, citizenship, responsibility, equity and justice.
  • Attitude committed, supportive and participative with social reality.
  • Attitude of respect for diversity.
  • Openness to intergenerational learning. Willingness to share knowledge and experiences among young and old.
  • Openness to interculturality. Intercultural competences: dialogue, coexistence and interaction.
    Healthy behaviors.
  • Language skills: will be spoken in English.