The consortium of the mobility in Italy :
“Challenges and problems of non-governmental organizations implementing international projects”
Arrival of the project Partners. Presentation of the Partners took place. Partners and participants were getting to know the organisations better during the networking. Partners presented project assumptions and discussed the seminar schedule. Partners and participants also exchanged plans for O3 task together with strategies, risk, problems. Partners and participants also make sure the process was smooth and participants integrated well. Presentation of key research and analytical problems took place too including SWOT analysis, brainstorming, mind map etc.
Partners and participants discussed the possibility and outcomes of conducting surveys among participants - ex-ante survey regarding expectations in the areas of the implemented project - in the form of focus groups. Partners and participants discussed the challenges and deficits of non-governmental organizations in the implementation of international projects - debate with experts including conducting research and discussion on the problems of non-governmental organizations in the implementation of international projects for youth (individual research and moderated discussion, workshops, brainstorming).
Workshops were focused on challenges in the area of NGO design activities, including planning and implementation of mobility projects, partnership projects, transnational projects using the METAPLAN method (how it should be, why it is not as it should be, recommendations /
conclusions)/ Partners and participants also discussed the presentations of the results of the workshop groups briefly.
During day 3 presentation of good practices in the field of transnational cooperation, international projects - various countries including workshops took place. Partners and participants developed recommendations in the field of management and organization of international projects for youth, partnerships, and mobility alongside with workshops and moderated discussion by developing solutions and recommendations for NGOs in the field of international projects for youth. Summary of workshop work, presentations and comparison of results were carried.
Partners and participants discussed the use of IT tools in the implementation of international projects and its functionality of the created online platform, together with the directions of dissemination of the tool, as well as the possibility of adapting it in a wider than the youth context. Presentations and evaluation of previously prepared workshop scenarios for youth projects and evaluation of educational methods supporting the development of soft competences among project participants took place. Partners and participants discussed the summary of the results of the workshops and solutions developed while visiting local organisations.
During the last day session we evaluated seminar, individual program elements, summarised meetings with experts from local organisations, and discussed workshops together with preparation of youthpass certificates as part of self-reflection on the learning process at the end of the 5 days mobility. Partners and participants exchanged ideas and contact details.
Domi - Project Coordinator
Meera & Leszek & Iwona - Project Experts
Meera & Piotr - Project Experts
Savannah - Project Assistant
Iwona & Anna
Peter & Julia & Anna
Aleksandra & Joanna - Project Experts
Julia & Anna - Volunteers
Domi - Project Coordinator