Enabling failing

Yesterday afternoon the group began with a webinar input from Thomas A Gilliford entitled “Give permission, not forgiveness”. The webinar focused on the idea of enabling people to be comfortable with failure and take calculated risks in order to achieve innovation in their work. Thomas spoke about the approaches used widely in the technology industry […]

A supportive network and preparations for departure

This morning the group came together for to connect ahead of the programme week. MarCus welcomed the participants, gave a short introduction and introduced members of the seminar team who will be facilitating, documenting and supporting with technical requirements. Yuliya then shared the three objectives for the seminar which are… Strengthening the capacities of trainers Deal with […]

Youth Trainers Reboot

The International Youth Work Trainers Guild are coming together for the next five days in Payerbach (Austria) for Youth Trainers Reboot. This new seminar is multi-purpose and brings together participants from 16 partner countries, funded through Erasmus+ and hosted by coobra – cooperativa braccianti. The expert seminar aims to gather international youth work trainers together in […]

Survey results: how do trainers review their performance?

118 trainers from 38 countries During January 2017, we have conducted an online survey among trainers to identify practices, needs and interests of how trainers review their performance and assess their competences. The survey gathered 118 answers from trainers coming from more than 38 countries. You can download slides which summarise the main findings based […]

Doing a 360

Revisiting expectations Beginning the day the participants were asked to split into pairs and revisit their “how successfully did I?” expectations that they created in day one. Each person in the pair took their partner’s expectations and asked a series of questions designed to find out how their partner was progressing against their expectations. This was […]