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How to Teach Kids Problem-Solving Skills

​Children need to learn how to solve problems on their own. Problem-solving is one of the six most important life skills that parents should be teaching their kids.

Hundreds of useful tools for learning - for youth work and training activities!

Remember that tools alone have no influence. It is our task to adapt them to our objectives, context and target group, but most importantly to turn them into something powerful.

9 Ways to Inspire Student Inventors

Why do we think that all students should be good at everything? We can either be average at everything or exceptional at something. With this in mind, here are some things we need to do to encourage student inventors as we nurture student passions, interests, and strengths.

VIDEO: Youth work and employment through music

Presentation of report “Youth work and employment through music”, Michael Roberts – Representative of UK Youth, responsible for „Big Music project“ (United Kingdom).

Academic Teaching Doesn't Prepare Students for Life

​Academics. Most of our current school system revolves around it, and yet, I think it falls miserably short of what our kids need. To be honest, I think our academic system of education is highly overrated, at best. At worst, it destroys a number of our kids. (By Shelley Wright )

VIDEO: Developing young people through non-formal learning

Presentation of report “Developing the creative and innovative potential of young people through non-formal learning in ways that are relevant to employability”. Dr. John Bamber – Project specialist, International Associate of the Robert Owen Centre for Educational Change, University of Glasgow.(UK)

EAICY activity planning session in Krakow

​EAICY in cooperation with H.Jordan Youth centre in Krakow are organizing the EAICY activity planning session and Presidium meeting, which will be held in Krakow (Poland) from 25th till 28th of January, 2017.

VIDEO: Young People at Work

Video „Young People at Work: Business HR perspective on competencies and learning required in an international company“. Speaker – Milda Autukaitė, Head of Human Resource Department Sweedbank (Lithuania).

We wish You a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

May the New Year bring joy, peace, creativity and a sense of freedom. May inspire you to experience new things, to challenge yourself in different fields, to educate yourself and to supervise others.

What is non-formal education?

Within policy debates a common differentiation has been made between different forms of provision. Informal, non-formal, and formal programmes have been viewed as very different. Here we explore this categorization and some of the forms of work that exist under the non-formal label.