Active Future Programme – Week 1 – fun games, the food pyramid and understanding behaviour

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Extract from shaneodonnellblog Last week’s blog mentioned the importance of self-doubt – something I should have revisited in the hours leading up to the start of week 1. I couldn’t stop my mind from racing and wondering if things would run smoothly, if everything was prepared, if the participants would like the food or if anyone would even turn up? To […]

Mentor Training – Competence, Confidence and Striving for Self-Efficacy

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October 4, 2016 / shaneodonnellblog The Importance of Mentors and Managing Self-Doubt  The importance and benefits of having a mentor(s) is irrefutable. At some point in your life, through sport, music, work or other interests, you may have considered someone your mentor.  What made them standout in your mind? Their experience? Their advice and support? […]

Youth on the MOVE Alumni: Shane O’Donnell is our new NowWeMOVE guest blogger

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The International Sport and Culture Association’s Youth on the MOVE programme finished its online and offline courses in July, both in Latin America and Europe. Rather than being the end of the road, the most active season is just starting for the participants. The Latin American participants will be deploying their projects during Semana Muevela […]

If you had the power to move people, who would you target?

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Youth on the MOVE change-maker Shane O’Donnell tells how the NowWeMOVE programme inspired him to make a difference in Ireland. By Shane O’Donnell, extract from his original blog post ‘Active Future Programme: Using Physical Activity to Promote Education amongst Adolescents At Risk of Early School Leaving’ At the beginning of the year I was lucky […]

Change-makers step on the road to success

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The Youth on the MOVE (YOTM) Europe offline training took place from 8-12 June in the city of Barcelona, Spain. The project, led by ISCA and its members SESC Sao Paulo (Brazil), UBAE (Spain) and V4Sport (Poland), gathered 30 participants from 15 countries for a final meeting after the 3 months of online training. On […]

If I had 100 million euros…

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What would you do if you had 100 million euros? That was the provocative question ISCA Secretary General, Jacob Schouenborg, posed to the Youth on the MOVE training participants on Saturday in Barcelona. Encouraging them to be as persuasive as possible when selling an idea or a project, Jacob wanted to see their passion and […]

We still need Messi, we still need Ronaldo

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These were the closing words of External Trainer Antonio Saccone’s presentation on the first day of the offline training for the Youth in the MOVE project this week. Developed by ISCA (Denmark), SESC Sao Paulo (Brazil), UBAE (Spain) and V4Sport (Poland), the Youth on the MOVE training gathered 29 participants, 3 trainers and 8 experts, […]

Youth on the MOVE learning platform to be launched this month

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The Youth on the MOVE project learning platform for young European and Latin American volunteers in grassroots sport will be officially launched on 17 of February. Divided into online and offline training, the project, supported by the EU’s Erasmus+ Youth programme, will train 77 young people across Europe and Latin America to become MOVE Agents […]