The last LEAP resource is out now in English, German, Croatian and Italian. The document is part of the Intellectual Output 4 “Youth Participation: Charter and PBL application, which is divided in two parts: Part A that is an introduction to the development of the final format, a Charter whose main goal is to advocate for the grounding values around youth participation and active citizenship, … Continue reading The “Charter of Youth Participation” is out
The LEAP second resource for youth workers has been done!!! It is a guideline with the LEAP methodology, conceived for the implementation of Project-based Learning with young people in the non-formal education sector. The handbook is available in English, German, Croatian and Italian. You can download the guide in your favourite language directly from here!! Continue reading “Project-based learning methodology: from theory to practice” is out!
We finished our second resource for youth workers. It is a guideline with the LEAP methodology, conceived for the implementation of Project-based Learning with young people in the non-formal education sector. It gathers our experience in implementing this method, and we will share hands-on ideas about how to use PBL. The goal of this resource is to support youth organisations in the implementation of PBL. … Continue reading Our resources for youth workers and youth researchers are ready!
One of the main activities of the LEAP project was an international online event, which involved around 40 participants connected to the three youth organisations of LEAP. The mobility was a space in which young people from different countries could exchange knowledge, ideas and concepts relating to participation and active citizenship. Most of the attendees were between 17 and 28 years old. This mobility was … Continue reading Youth International Mobility
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, young people and students are facing great challenges. The pandemic affected our work on LEAP. While re-organising our project, these are a few things that we considered. According to the UNESCO (2020b), nearly 1.6 billion students from more than 190 countries and on all continents have been experiencing school closures since the pandemic. Half of all students do not have … Continue reading Covid-19 and learning: a few considerations
In time of Covid-19 LEAP project did not stop its activities. During these months all partners worked to finalise the first Intellectual Output (IO). This IO will contain a literature review of PBL, a bibliography on PBL, its core principles, examples of application within youth organisations derived from youth organisations’ work practices. The final result is a booklet, which deals with content related to PBL … Continue reading LEAP IO1: The booklet for youth educators is available now!
One of the LEAP project’s aims is to apply the project-based learning (PBL) model in a non-formal education setting. Continue reading Non-formal education
In the last post we have talked about the Youth Work, its essential characteristics and core principles. Now, it’s time to understand who Youth Workers are! According to the definition provided by the Collins Vocabulary, a Youth Worker “is a person whose job involves providing support and social activities for young people”. More generally we can define Youth Workers as people working with young people … Continue reading Youth Workers
The LEAP project is directed toward youth workers who implement the PBL approach in their work with young people. In previous posts of our blog we have talked about the PBL model, its history, features and procedures. In this post we want to clarify what youth work is. Continue reading Youth Work
Using technology tools to support learning is a key feature of the PBL approach. Today we present to you a concept that takes this one step further: In virtual PBL, the “classroom” moves to the digital sphere and the entire learning process happens online. Virtual PBL is not just a typical online course. PBL cannot be reduced to a process of reading text, watching videos, … Continue reading Virtual PBL