SIYB is a volunteer based structure, based on voluntary financial investments of its founders.
Stichting International Youth Bridges is a non-political, non-religious, non-governmental organisation that welcomes youth peace initiatives and young peace builders regardless of gender, ethnicity, social class, religion, or any other distinction.
SIYB was built on the potential of youth work and non-formal learning. SIYB supports the development of youth-policies and youth-work, and promotes international co-operation, sustainable contacts, intercultural understanding, tolerance, social inclusion by developing Human Rights, Gender Equality and by tackling all issues that can effect youth, like sport.
SIYB offers trainings to both non-governmental and governmental, as well as profit guided structures. SIYB creates an safe, neutral space for people from various backgrounds, perspectives and experiences to meet each other, to develop ideas, to share information, share ideas and social time, and to increase the visibility, effectiveness and abilities of those ideas.
What we are doing ?
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Stichting International youth bridgets promotes formal , non formal and informal Education. Developes different educational Tools.
SIYB has close partnerships projects to non governmental, governmental and school sectors. SIYB promotes Edult and senour Education.
Legends and Fairy Tales in the Intergenerational Education
KA210-ADU - Small-scale partnerships in adult education
This Erasmus+ project has focus on legends and fairy tales as a base for storytelling which educators will learn and implement with learners in different age. Project aims to develop skills and competences of adult educators who will transfer them to the final beneficiaries – adult learners. This project will support adult educators with an innovative mentoring methodology for fostering the creativity of adult learners.
The project objectives are:
*to improve competences of adult educators,
*to share good practices among project partners,
*to collect methods and materials for E-Book,
*to equip adult learners with new competences,
*to enrich the network of adult education providers,
*to support the social and educational value of the cultural heritage.
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Article : https://epale.ec.europa.eu/en/content/legends-and-fairy-tales-intergenerational-education
Article in Turkish newspapers about our meeting 2-8 October, 2023 https://antalyakorfez.com/haber/16864941/uluslararasi-proje-antalyada-turk-el-sanatlarini-inceledi?fbclid=IwAR1Lq9AW97pANmbNcCx02HEQmVM5zyEfRUBrCmCwOBGukVnVzVTpwu1djvI
Workshops -Legends and fairy tales, Myth as an an educational tools
The process of learning is not the same for children, adults, and seniors but creative and innovative tools can make it work.
KA2 - Cooperation for Innovation and the Exchange of Good Practices
KA201 - Strategic Partnerships for school education
The toolkit is a result of the prokject " Creating an Innovative Platform of Communication and Teaching in a Digital Society Erasmus+ Project No 2018-1-BG01-KA201-047998 . The project is granted by Bulgarian NA
This toolkit is about non-formal learning methods which can be used by teachers as a guidebook.
The role of the Stichting international Youth Bridges, The Netherlands was to bring the new methods of non-formal education: ice-breakers, getting to know each other, group building activities in formal educational system in order to promote creativities and motivations in school system.
KA2 – Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices -Capacity Building in the field of Youth.
A tool of non-formal learning methods which can be used by youth workers, trainers, facilitators as a guide book. It will stimulate young people’s spirit of creativity and entrepreneurship, employability, in particular through youth initiatives. It will encourage them for creation of their own social or business projects; designing and implementation of small entrepreneur ideas, learn fund raising, and micro –credits, find out about Erasmus+. It includes theory -practical exercises, resources of the topic- advises-how to organize new approaches/ methodologies.
The Toolkit is the result of the project – “Peace Will Come” (Granted by German National Agency, Erasmus+ KA105 - Youth mobility), collective effort involving people from different cultural, professional and organizational backgrounds. Youth workers, trainers, youth leaders and volunteers in NGOs have worked together in order to create this publication which would address to peace education.
The youth workers discovered creative digital tools which motivates and support young people active participation and inclusion. They explored value and development of the use of ICT, social and digital media as a tool in youth work;
The project included 2 mobility activities. During the first meeting participants improved youth workers digital competence and equipped them with the tools that improves their work with young people; the participants learnt how to ensure inclusion in online activities and Erasmus+/ European Solidarity Corps; also they have prepared one day workshop and developed in their home country after the training. On the second meeting, participants gathered to share their experiences from their home activities, worked on future cooperation, as well as developed youth workers further competencies in critical thinking and media literacy. It was organized the campaign-"Stop Fake News. The target group of the project were 20 youth workers, educators, volunteers ( per activity) who were motivated and needed to improve their digital skills as a tool for a change, who needed to learn how to use ICT and digital competencies so they could share them with their colleagues and young people when they returned home and to empower young people within an inclusion and/or diversity context, in their future ERASMUS + projects.
"Read the city: cultural integration of adult learners with special needs"
"Read the city: cultural integration of adult learners with special needs" Erasmus+ strategic partnership project aims to collect good practices in creative urban education. The general objective of the project is to enhance the quality and relevance of the learning offer in adult education by developing new and innovative approaches in urban education and to support the dissemination of good practices. Project will increase incentives for adult training, by providing information on access to lifelong learning to people with fewer opportunities.
It was established face-to-face personal contacts. All organisations shared with partners experience in project management, training activities and administration. The partners discussed about specific questions of project management, progress; went into details again about contract and responsibilities, tasks, monitoring, external communication with relevant stakeholders, dissemination, visibility activates; discussed all steps of the project and tasks for all partners, to inform about foreseen results of the project regarding the target groups, to elaborate a concrete plan about regular contacts and how to match the stakeholders needs in terms of dissemination of the project results. The project reached outside organizations during visit the local organizations(Trajekt/Serve the City. It was establish new and close partnerships.
This meeting was devoted to analyse of all materials collected for the project E-Book with methodological materials and good practices. Romanian partner organised study visits to associated partners organisations to learn about work with learners with special needs. Partners reported about test from the local activities and decide future work on E-Book. This meeting is the milestone step for further collaboration for the second project semester, so partners discussed local and dissemination activities on local, national and European level.
Partners discussed ongoing activities; learned about city in Nice from different perspectives; evaluated activities already done, the partners share information and impact the project had for their learners, organizations and the community, what skills, education and experience, also the new partnership brought and they made a plan for future common and local project activities. The meeting included evaluation sessions. Partners made evaluation by the questionnaires and were discussed all tasks. French partner also organised study visits to “Ligne 16” and "La Station" NGOs to learn about urban education and creative design in the city.
The meeting brought new competencies, experiences, skills and knowledge the learners will use in their day work. Also it supported to develop the further skills of management and learn to learn, social and civil competencies;