Sunday, 4 March 2012

Second Day - 04-03-2012

22.00: Athina is perfomring a traditional dance from Cyprus.

Maria (Cyprus):Great experience so far:sharing experience&meet new people. Also,look forward for tomorrow visit in Bradford #training43leeds

21.30: Athina's Birthday cake.

19.30: Intercultural Evening:

Dijana's Tweet (Croatia): Dear Twitter Friends! Visit us tonight on intercultural night! Taste of food and drink!

17.20: Presentation of the Youthpass.

Clair's Tweet: "Great participants. Fantastic contributions looking forwrd to the intercultural night."

16.30: Discussion around training and the support that organisations need to be provide to young people.

Petrov's Tweet: "I am very happy to be there, because I met new interesting people!"

16.15: Presentation of Twitter. Are the social media a good media to communicate with young people?

Josip's Tweet (Croatia): Raphael forces us to tweet. Everything is possible

15.55: coffee break.

15.40: Participants are now presenting some specific that can be use or not in their country.
Roma: can't be use in Italy.
Mongol: In Italy it is a very bad word to offend. 
Gay: "Homo" is not acceptable in Cyprus: you can use "gay" or "homosexual". 
Normal: problem to use this word in Cyprus.

15.15: All groups are now discussing all together about terminologies around exclusion. 
Learning difficulties: Everyone think it is a word acceptable to use.
Handicap: In some country it is not acceptable. According to them now we should use ''Differently able'' or "disable person''.
Disable: The word is acceptable everywhere.
In germany Handicap is just temporary: you will use disable. In Cyprus, Handicap is use for a physical disability.
Special needs: Can be use in all different country. In Lifelong Learning programme we use "special needs".
Cripple: Not accessible for all countries represented.
Mental: Mainly acceptable, except in the UK.
Spastic: In the UK it was a medical term like in Cyprus. But it become offensive.
Gypsy: some think it is offensive
Assilum seeker: OK
Immigrant: It looks acceptable. But in England it has some negative connotation: When it is positive, they use "migrant'' when it is negative, media use ''immigrant".
Mixed Race: It is acceptable.
Black: Not acceptable in many country. In hungary "negro" is not negative, but "black" is more negative. According to participants ''coloured" is more offensive.  In Turkey they will use more the term ''African'', according to one participant.

14.45: Participants are thinking in group about different terminologies around the word exclusion. What can be use or not?

14.30: Energyzer.

13.00: Lunch Break

12.40: The group is now drawing a Masterpiece representing their own country on a common big frame.

12.15: Each group is presenting the result of their discussion: Why this group is excluded? How to prevent this exclusion?

12.00: After creation of a definition participants are now devided into 3 groups in order to speak about different kind of inclusion : Ethincity, Disability, Fewer opportunities generaly. 
Paulina's group the subject 'Ethincity'

11.50: The group is now thinking about "what is exclusion?".
Clair presenting the session "what is exclusion?"
David (UK) writing on the board all the ideas from the group

11.30: Everyone's objectives about the training: Participants are describing what they think they will bring to this training and what they want to take back.

11.10 : Coffee break
Picture taken during the Lunch break this morning. 
Francesco singing happy Brithday song to Athina, in Italian

10.40: Clair is now describing to the group the 3 days programme around inclusion. It seems that just a few participants know about the Youth in Action programme.

10.30: The session is finishing with Krisztina (Hungary) describing Josip (Croatia)

10.25 : 
Funda (Turkey) describing Sebastian (Germany)

10.15: Sarah from Germany is describing Athina in front of the group. She reveal that it's Athina's Birthday today. Everyone is celebrating it!

10.00: Each participant has to describe him/herself on a paper : What he/she like/dislakes. Adjectives and interesting facts about him/her and interesting facts abou

9.40: little game: The group is divided in different team. Each team has to guess a word that one of them has to describe without saying it. Then participant has to mime another word.
Bob given a word to a participant.

9.37: 3 participants arrived late have to sing a song from their own country.

9.30: beginning of the Workshop.

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