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Message from Denmark

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8mvMyVOJdU4

Reflection

“Why are you interested in ENGAGE and discussing youth involvement with other people and what do you expect getting out of it?”

It is time to ask ourselves the same question

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Our Zing Debate Session

Engage and youth involvement in Aarhus

Zing Debate 16/09/2010

Tweaked program for the danish week

Aarhus module
Day 1 – 13th September 2010
Time                           Event
08.00 – 10.00 Check in at ”Cab Inn”
10.00 – 10.30 Walk to town hall
10.30 – 11.15 Welcome by youth Manager Århus and tour of Århus Town Hall
11.15 – 11.45 Transport to Groendahlsvej
11.45 – 13.00 Welcome and Lunch at Groendahlsvej
13.00 – 13.15 Introduction of the week and run through of the program for the week by/Andrew Sayers
13.15 – 14.30 Ice breakers by/Andrew Sayers
14.30 – 17.00 ZING introduction
17.00 – 17.20 Transport to hotel
17.20 – 18.30 Free time
18.30 – 20.00 Evening meal – arranged by Andrew
20.00 – Free time

Day 2 – 14th September 2010
Time                 Event
07.30 – 10.00 Breakfast at Cab Inn
10.00 – 10.30 Transport to Groendahlsvej
10.30 – 12.00 Good morning and wake-up games by/Andrew Sayers
Youth involvement? It can be fun!!
12.00 – 13.00 Lunch at Groendahlsvej
13.00 – 16.00 Road trip – Cavi – The Centre for Advanced Visualisation and Interaction (CAVI) is part of the University of Aarhus and has been established in a close cooperation with Danish National Centre for IT Research and the Alexandra Institute A/S with the objective to do research and support education concerning new visualisation and interaction techniques. CAVI is a place where a wealth of different activities take place daily. Besides the permanent staff, there are persons from companies, researchers from e.g. the University of Aarhus and the Aarhus School of Architecture, and not least students from different educational institutions who use the facilities as a part of their training.
16.00 – 16.30 Transport to KLUB Soelyst (Erik)
16.30 – 18.00 Club Soelyst – Infobox by Thomas – After school clubs in the area by Kurt Bruhn (Youth Area Manager)

18.00 – 23.00 Evening meal at Club Soelyst + Champion League soccer (for those who want to see it)

20.00 – 20.15 Transport to hotel for those who want to get home

20.15 – Free time

Day 3 – 15th September 2010
Time                     Event

07.30 – 10.00 Breakfast at Cab Inn
10.00 – 10.30 Transport to Youth environment area 12 (Casper)
10.30 – 12.00 Introduction to youth environment by Peter Lillehed
12.00 – 13.00 Lunch at area 12
13.00 – 16.00 Visit to Andrew office and further discussions on Zing debate Thursday. Visit to Club Sokkehuset and a presentation by Bo Banner on youth involvement in the club
16.00 – 17.00 Transport to hotel
17.00 – 19.00 Free time
19.00 – 21.00 Evening meal and socialising (everybody for them selves. You can spend up to 200,- kr. On an evening meal).
21.00 – Free time

Day 4 – 16th September 2010
Time                   Event

07.30 – 09.30 Breakfast at Cab Inn
09.30 – 10.00 Transport to Groendahlsvej
10.00 – 10.30 Wake-up games by/Andrew Sayers
10.30 – 12.00 Introduction to use of digital voting used by the youth council in Århus by Jeppe Harder Nybo og Lene Hartig Danielsen
12.00 – 13.00 Lunch at Groendahlsvej
13.00 – 13.30 Transport to “Studenter Hus”
13.30 – 14.00 Free time
14.00 – 17.00 Mini conference with all Area managers, vice area managers and youths from different areas. ZING debate on the use of digital tools and youth involvement
17.00 – 18.00 Free time
18.00 – 22.00 Gala diner together with all youth managers and other appropriates – Divers entertainment by youths bands/theatre

Day 5 – 17th September 2010
Time                  Event

07.30 – 09.00 Breakfast and check out
09.00 – 09.30 Transport to Groendahlsvej
09.30 – 11.30 Group work about the possible future in digital work with youths
11.30 – 12.30 Presentation of the results of group work
12.30 – 13.30 Lunch at Groendahlsvej
13.30 – 14.30 Evaluation of the week by all partner representatives
14.30 – Goodbye for now – Transport to airport or to town

Our collected group principles

ENGAGE Group Documents

Our principles
- Overcome national stereotypes; get to know people as individuals
- Give time and space for people to find the right words
- Speak slowly – “it’s okay to say I don’t understand”; help each other to translate
- Mingle – mix up the group; share as much as possible
- Be allowed to ask the question in your head
- All share responsibility for capturing discussions
- Be on time
- Be open and share experience, especially practical learning – KEEP CHECKING
- Keep an eye on how the group feels
- Have time for special questions
- Listening to each other and don’t interrupt
- Respectful debate
- Don’t assume knowledge and explain jargon

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Bristol Weather Report

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Lisa, Sophia, Manuela, Thomas

Lisa, Sophia, Manuela and Thomas’ film from day one of the Engage Module 1 workshops at Watershed in Bristol, UK

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