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.
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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.
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The project reflect to the situation in which world is living at this particular moment. The situation with COVID-19 made life of young people even more complex. Many youth workers are facing difficulties and coming with questions -how are digital tools used to support international youth mobility? How to motivate young people to be involved in online courses?
Do digital and technological solutions further develops youth mobility, inclusion and participation? How to avoid fake News? The project includes 2 mobility activities. During the first meeting participants will improve youth workers digital competence and equip them with the tools that will improve their work with young people; the participants will learn how to ensure inclusion in online activities and Erasmus+/ European Solidarity Corps; also to work on the topic and prepare one day workshop to develop in their home country after the training. On the second meeting, participants will be gathered to share their experience from their home activities, work on future cooperation, as well as to develop youth workers further competencies in critical thinking and media literacy.
Toolkit -"Peace Will Come"
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.
TOOLKIT-“Inspire, Educate, and Incubate Tomorrow’s Leading Entrepreneurs”
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.
TOOLKIT-"Learn ( Re) think, Express"
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.