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The third module of the Training for Expert Youth Work Associates, more commonly known as Youth Workers, was focused on social skills.

Training participants from 13 communities in Bosnia and Herzegovina learned about social skills they as youth workers need to have to adequately recognize, understand and respond to the needs and problems of young people they work with. Interactive activities and opportunities to share experiences with others helped the participants learn about civil activism, volunteering and legislation concerning youth in BiH.

“This module, and everything I’ve learned during the training will definitely be useful to me in my future work. I can wholeheartedly recommend this training to all young people ready to drive the change they want to see in their country. Definitely the best experience that I could give myself, in addition to university education.”, said Mateo Vukoja from the Youth Association “Korak” from Kiseljak.

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The training for expert associates on youth work comprises four training modules, practical work, and testing. The topics include: youth work, communication with youth, social competences and organizational skills in youth work.

Expert associates on youth work, more commonly known as youth workers, are persons employed at youth centers, youth clubs, youth organizations, organizations working with youth or public institutions that support youth development. Expert associates on youth work support the professional, personal and educational development of young people. By working with youth on different ideas and initiatives, expert associates on youth work join forces with youth in improving their communities.

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Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands sat down for Coffee Time with youth attending the Training for Youth Work Associates. He talked to these young people about his professional journey from a student to a diplomat.

While talking about his stay in BiH, he pointed out the willingness of citizens of BiH to cooperate and mentioned that there is untapped potential that the citizens, especially young people, need to recognize. 

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“BiH is in Europe, and youth in BiH have the same dilemmas in life as youth in the Netherlands. I’m proud of young people who launch businesses, and we need to work on encouraging youth to become leaders and entrepreneurs.” - said Ambassador Vos.

The topics included the quality of education in BiH, the importance of civic identity, political situation, reasons why youth leave BiH and programs offered by the Embassy aimed at developing the civil society and youth in BiH. 

This training is attended by 16 youth from across BiH, who intend to actively work on improving the prospects of young people in BiH.

The training for expert associates on youth work comprises four training modules, practical work, and testing. The topics are: youth work, communication with youth, social competences and organizational skills in youth work. Interactive work, non-formal education methods, experiential learning and exchange of experience will also be features of the training. In addition to the working sections, the training will provide content that allows the participants to exchange professional end personal experience and socialize.

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Communication in youth work was the topic of the second module of the Training for Expert Youth Work Associates, more commonly known as Youth Workers.

During this module, the participants learned how to communicate with youth, methods and communication channels their organizations/institutions use. Through interactive work and experiential learning, the participants discussed the advantages of social networks and online media as tools in communicating with young people and overcoming challenges they face in their work. The second module was held from September 17 to September 21, 2019 in Sarajevo.

The training for expert associates on youth work comprises four training modules, practical work and testing. The topics are: youth work, communication with youth, social competences and organizational skills in youth work.

Expert associates on youth work, more commonly known as youth workers, are persons employed at youth centers, youth clubs, youth organizations, organizations working with youth or public institutions that support youth development. Expert associates on youth work support the professional, personal and educational development of young people. By working with youth on different ideas and initiatives, expert associates on youth work join forces with youth in improving their communities.  

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Youth work was the topic of the first part of the Training for Expert Youth Work Associates, more commonly known as youth workers.

20 participants from 13 communities in Bosnia and Herzegovina learned about the types and mechanisms of youth work and the levels at which youth work can be conducted.

Participants of this year’s training come from different organizations and work with youth in different ways, including concrete activities with and for youth.

The first part of the training was held from June 25 to June 29, 2019 in Sarajevo.

The training for expert associates on youth work comprises four training modules, practical work and testing. The topics are: youth work, communication with youth, social competences and organizational skills in youth work.

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Interactive work, non-formal education methods, experiential learning and exchange of experience will also be features of the training. In addition to the working sections, the training will provide content that allows the participants to exchange professional end personal experience and socialize.

Expert associates on youth work, more commonly known as youth workers, are persons employed at youth centers, youth clubs, youth organizations, organizations working with youth or public institutions that support youth development. An expert associates on youth work supports the professional, personal and educational development of young people. By working with youth on different ideas and initiatives, expert associates on youth work join forces with youth in improving their communities.

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