AIDGLOBAL participates in 1st Edition of the National School of Non Formal Education promoted by CNJ

AIDGLOBAL participates in 1st Edition of the National School of Non Formal Education promoted by CNJ

AIDGLOBAL participates in 1st Edition of the National School of Non Formal Education promoted by CNJ

The participation is part of the project “Jovens na Política – Participar para a Cidadania Global (2ª Edição)” (Youth in Politics – Participate for Global Citizenship (2nd Edition)).

On November 27th AIDGLOBAL participated in the 1st Edition of the National School of Non Formal Education promoted by the Conselho Nacional da Juventude (National Youth Council (CNJ)), with the support of the Municipality of Ovar, which took place in the Escola de Artes e Ofícios de Ovar (School of Arts and Crafts of Ovar).

This was a pioneer event in Portugal, having emerged with the purpose of creating a space for education and training of young leaders, youth technicians, teachers, youth organizations, among others.

The initiative took place between November 26th and 28th, and was marked by a varied program of training sessions, thematic workshops, and debates dedicated to reflection and discussion on the various issues surrounding Non-Formal Education, not forgetting the necessary reflection on the strategies that need to be created to educate and train new generations by actively involving them in the mechanisms of political participation.

AIDGLOBAL participated in the round table discussion “A Educação Não Formal e a Educação para a Cidadania Global” (Non Formal Education and Education for Global Citizenship), represented by Maria Pacheco, Project Assistant, who made known what has been the intervention of the Organization in this area, particularly through projects such as “Jovens na Política – Participar para a Cidadania Global (2ª Edition)” (Youth in Politics – Participate for Global Citizenship), which has the CNJ as a partner entity, among many others.

In the context of Non Formal Education, the central theme of this initiative, AIDGLOBAL has been creating a set of pedagogical resources that can be consulted here.

The project “Jovens na Política – Participar para a Cidadania Global (2ª Edição)” (Youth in Politics – Participating for Global Citizenship (2nd Edition)) is co-financed by Camões, I.P., is promoted by AIDGLOBAL – Acção e Integração para o Desenvolvimento Global (AIDGLOBAL – Action and Integration for Global Development), and has the Chamber as partners Municipality of Santarém, the ISCTE Center for International Studies, the Lisbon Youth Centre (CJL) of the IPDJ, I.P., the Centro Nacional da Juventude (National Youth Council (CNJ)), the Dypall Network, the FNAJ.

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