Name of the project: Elephant in the Room Training Course
Date: 10th til 18th June 2019
Country/City: Czech Republic, Kolin
What was the main topic of the event?
Aleksej Matveiciuk – Taboo
Romet Tiikmaa – Communication (creating safe space for dialogue and talking about taboos)
Anna Burodulja – The main topics of this project were to learn how to create a safe space for a dialogue, how to hear each other and give an advance lean on different obstacles.
What was the biggest learning moments on the event for you?
Aleksej Matveiciuk – Intercultural environment
Romet Tiikmaa – Knowing the difference between real emotion and people masking opinion as emotion, observation vs evaluation. How people perceive communism and fascism in different countries
Anna Burodulja – I think that it was moment when we all understood that we have different backgrounds and for one person one topic could be daily but for another super sensual. The same thing with safe space, you never know what is safe space for another person.
Do you have any plans to continue active in the field? If yes, what?
Aleksej Matveiciuk – To participate on other projects
Romet Tiikmaa – I plan to use these communication skills while interaction with young people while promoting Erasmus+
Anna Burodulja – As this topic became really interesting to me I would like to gain more information, to share my knowledge with people in my surroundings and after to create a project, local or international, that would continue this topic.
Would you recommend it to your friends? I yes, why? If not, why not?
Aleksej Matveiciuk – Yes, there are a lot of opportunities to meet new people and share experience
Romet Tiikmaa – Yes, you develop as human being. Trainers were very professional and organizing was not perfect, but good.
Anna Burodulja – I definitely recommend this experience to everyone, new knowledge, methods and intercultural experience are only small part of things you could meet.
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This Project was financed by European Commission’s Erasmus + Programme