Play Like a Scientist

Youth Exchange

  • Date: 4-11 October 2021
  • Where: Ankara, Turkey
  • Project Co-funded by Erasmus+ Programme and European Union

About the Project

 

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Through this project, we aim to emphasize the importance of research & science and why scientists should be “influencers” for the youth
by acting out sections of some scientists’ lives in plays.

Objectives:
1. To provide youth with different influential and inspiring people that they can follow.
2. To reveal interesting ways of scientists or the rocky and spotty road they walked to enable participants to empathize more.
3. To indicate that research and science are not only for “a chosen community of scientists”; in fact, it is for everyone who chooses to be a scientist!
4. Moreover, to emphasize that science and research are not only for people who aim to be a scientist, but they are also actually needed and inspiring for somebody who aims to be an artist (insert any job here!) as well.

Participant’s profile:

  • Has between 18 and 25 years old;
  • Have a basic level of English language;
  • Has Romanian Nationality or Residency;
  • Open to new, flexible, proactive and willing to work in a multinational and intercultural team;
  • Is motivated to participate in this youth exchange and are interested in the proposed topic;
  • Presents desire for civic and involvement;
  • Assume that they will share with others the knowledge, attitudes and abilities learned, and that they will be actively involved in all stages of the project.

Group leader:

  • No age limit;
  • Has interpersonal and communication skills, team spirit, strategic thinking oriented to results;
  • Is motivated to support the young people during the learning process, throughout the whole project;
  • Promote a positive attitude at the group level;
  • Have coordination, planning and organization skills;
  • Have an advanced level of English language;
  • Have experience in volunteering, non-formal education and youth;
  • Have competences to evaluate the learning process of young people.

In the process of selection will prevail:

  • Fitting in the participants’ profile;
  • Motivation to participate and the quality of the application;
  • Euroactive NGO volunteers and the members of the communities we are activating in have priority;
  • Gender balance;
  • Priority will be given to young people with fewer opportunities and young people who have not participated in the Erasmus + program until now.

Deadline to apply: 1st of September 2021

Number: 7 participants + 1 group leader (18+ years old)

The selection results will be sent by email to all candidates at the latest 3rd of September 2021.

Costs:

1. The participation costs (accommodation, food, materials etc.) will be covered by the organisers.

2. An amount of 25 euro will be perceived by the sending organisation as a co-financing of the participant to the project (not applied to Euroactive volunteers and young people that are facing economic difficulties).

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