Foundation Course for Community Mediators and Community Leaders

Welcome to MYSTIC Foundation Course that is designed to help you and your peers unlock your potential. We want to support youth organisations and youth workers to become more innovative and support young people to improve their opportunities.

How does this e-course help in this?

It does this by training Youth Workers, Social Workers, Volunteers, and Young People interested in youth work in new roles as Community Mediators and Community Leaders.

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Foundation Course Registration: (e-course)

The course is available in 6 Languages (English, Greek, Spanish, Romanian, Italian, Portuguese). Before you can enrol on the self-paced e-course, please complete the form below.

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Referring Partner that involved you in the MYSTIC Project

Participation in this Foundation Course for Community Mediators and Community Leaders is a prerequisite for the Immersive Mobility Programme (IRP) in Portugal

Immersive Mobility Programme - IRP

After participation in the online course, trainees will be able to participate in an Immersive Residential Programme, of a total duration of 7 days (5 days of training, 2 days of travel) in Miranda do Corvo, Portugal.
 
The participants will stay in a suitably designed environment together with young people from 1-2 partner countries and will have the opportunity to participate in a program of interactive workshops, educational interventions as well as experiential activities, such as mountain hiking, horse riding and other cultural events.
 

The IRP will take place in Miranda do Corvo, a municipality located in the Coimbra region of central

Portugal. The nearest cities with international airports are Lisbon Airport (Humberto Delgado Airport, LIS), which is 200 kilometres southwest of Miranda do Corvo, and Porto Airport. (Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport, OPO) which is 159 kilometres northwest of Miranda do Corvo.

With the exception of some experiential activities, the IRP programme activities will be delivered within Miranda do Corvo. 

  • All IRP participants – including partner accompanying staff - will stay at the Hotel Parque Serra da Lousã in Miranda do Corvo
  • The majority of ‘desk-based’ activities – including agenda-setting, problem-solving workshops and reflection activities, will take place in the Conference Centre of the Hotel Parque Serra da Lousã
  • The experiential activities – for example, the visits to the Ecumenical Temple and Waterfall, and the ‘Tame the Mountain’ walk - will take place in the local area, with additional experiential activities, including the ‘Roman settlement’ and ‘Fado’ activities taking place in the nearby locations of Conimbriga and Coimbra.

 The ratio of participants is 1 to 1. 

This means that 1 Youth/Social Worker (ages 18+) and 1 participant with fewer opportunities (ages 18-30).

 

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