Parisian Perspectives: 4 months placement with FISPE in France

For 4 months, I have had the privilege of working at the FISPE association in the heart of Paris. This association helps immigrants and refugees living in France with their social inclusion and employment opportunities by offering a number of French classes and social impact projects. Throughout my time at FISPE, I was heavily involved … Continued

Cultural Exploration & Community Impact: International Traineeship in Beja, Portugal with Check-Inn

During my three months in Porugal, I immersed myself in Portuguese culture, gaining valuable experience with international communities. Helping organise aid for refugees was transformative, profoundly impacting my personal and professional growth. This experience taught me that creating and nurturing a community is essential for a fulfilling life. The impact of helping others while honing … Continued

Working towards innovation and creativity in education – 3 month international traineeship with Know & Can in Sofia, Bulgaria

Over the past three months, I’ve had the incredible opportunity to live and work in Sofia, Bulgaria, thanks to Asfar’s International traineeship program. My host organisation was the NGO Know & Can – Сдружение “Знам и Мога” – which is an educational NGO based in Sofia that works in the field of non-formal education and … Continued

A complete immersion in to an inter-cultural and creative environment. – 6 months in Romania with International traineeship

My experience in Romania has been nothing short of extraordinary, filled with meaningful encounters, cultural immersion, and enriching collaborations. During the initial months, I dove headfirst into the local culture, organizing workshops and participating in various art projects. Throughout my stay, I embarked on an art residency at a school for children outside mainstream education, … Continued

Exploring life in a megacity – International Traineeship with Sivana Foundation in Jakarta, Indonesia

Over the past three months, I’ve had the incredible opportunity to live and work in Jakarta, Indonesia, thanks to Asfar’s International traineeship program. Here I worked for the Sivana Foundation, a local education NGO dedicated to empowering disadvantaged children through innovative educational initiatives. I worked across a range of projects from researching international funding to … Continued

Call for participants: Training Course PLAYADR in Hungary

The project PLAYADR: Promoting Learning in ADR through Youth-oriented Playful Approaches aims to equip youth workers with the knowledge and skills to use games and educational tools to teach Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) concepts to young people. The training course will be organised 8-16 August 2024 in Hollókő, Hungary. ADR stands for Alternative Dispute Resolution. … Continued

Expanding Horizons: Reflecting on my 3-Month International Traineeship with the Center for Knowledge Management in Skopje, North Macedonia

Participating in Asfar’s International Traineeship program with the Centre for Knowledge Management programme has been an amazing experience for me. I had many responsibilities and worked on several EU research projects; working with partners from all over Europe including Belgium, Italy, France, and Estonia. The Work introduced me to a lot of new concepts and … Continued

Acquiring Invaluable Insights: Navigating International Contexts – 3 months Turing Scheme International Traineeships with Imece Network

It has been an extraordinary privilege to intern with Imece Network in Turkey through Asfar’s International Traineeship programme. Throughout this experience, I have gained profound insights into the remarkable initiatives undertaken by Imece Network for the betterment of young people. My responsibilities included facilitating weekly English-speaking sessions, managing the NGO’s communications and social media, as … Continued

Navigating European Youth Goals – My 2 months volunteering experience at MIHI in Alexandria, Egypt

During my two-months volunteering placement at MIHI in Alexandria, Egypt, I actively engaged in a gamification programme aimed at understanding and advocating for the European Youth Goals amongst young people. One notable opportunity was supporting at a meeting, where my focus was on reporting participant development within the project and contributing to the forthcoming phase—digital … Continued

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