GENTLY – Training in Thessaloniki, Greece

3-day Training Course on Games for Energy Efficiency Youth Literacy

Training Title: GENTLY Training Course for Youth Workers

Training Dates: 9-11 May 2023 (3 days of training)

Travel Dates: Monday, 8 May 2023 & Friday, 12 May 2023

Place: Thessaloniki, Greece

Number of participants from Cyprus: 2 youth workers residing in Cyprus, interested in environmental issues and awareness

Accommodation, food, and travel expenses will be covered by the organization

Language: English

Description of the Training Course:

The 3-day training course will be developed in workshops in two different stages: a) Presentation of the GENTLY Project PRs and their value. Presentation of the target groups and in what settings the aforementioned PRs can be used. b) Training on how to use the PRs. This part will be conducted in workshops organized in various stations where all the participants will pass. They will work practically, since it is all about Game-based Learning, so as to become familiar with them.

Training’s Aim:

This training activity aims to have a dual scope: 1. To increase the range of teaching abilities of the Youth workers on GBL with a set of skills sorely needed to teach youth learners and empower them to use green deal practices for energy efficiency and emission minimization. From this point of view, at the end of the course, the participants will:

– Feel more confident in using GBL in their training regarding environmental and sustainable development issues related to the green deal. – Become familiar with application games, board game, and professional digital game and their contribution to energy efficiency practices 2. To pilot-test the effectiveness of the developed games against a group of trained professionals who have the ability to provide a critical view of the documentation and identify possible gaps or difficulties in its application to youth learners from different countries. Finally, it will encourage the participants to develop non-formal educational methods related to the topics addressed.

Applicant’s profile: Youth workers who either already work with young people on environmental and sustainable issues or want to learn more about how to sensitize them on environmental issues and upgrade their training methodology in GBL – Youths’ employers and administrators who want to learn how to integrate GBL in their training in their center’s general curricula.

Application procedure: Fill in the application form and send it to

In the subject field please write GENTLY_application_your name

*All participants will receive a certificate of attendance.

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