The Project “TOWARDS DIVERSITY” has come to its finalization with the third youth exchange in Gudauri, Georgia.
The project took long long way till realization - it got financed from Erasmus+ Programme at pre-covid times, but could not be started in time and residential youth exchanges took place only in 2022:
1st one - in April, in Catalonia (Barcelona and Vic),
2nd - in July in Germany (Berlin) and the
3rd one - in Georgia (Gudauri) in August.
Altogether 15 young people aged 16-25 and 2 leaders, mainly from Catalonia, but as well from Valencia and Madrid, could take part in the Project representing AHEAD.
The activities were promoting intercultural learning and provided an opportunity for participants to explore the topic of Diversity through many ways and dimensions as identity, memory and history, social inclusion and interculturality.
The Project was implemented though non formal learning approach using great variety of methods, such as cultural and historical visits, group cohesion activities, arts and music, exchange of the personal experiences, loads of reflections, inputs, workshops, street interviews and small research, many games and energizers.
Some of the ideas, that were always present at the Project, are:
Diversity exists. It is not negative neither positive.
It is important to learn to live in diversity.