We’ve all attended boring workshops, seminars and lectures at some point. You can almost feel that the time is standing still, you’re about to fall asleep and not much of the learning is happening. Is this really the way it should be? Are some topics just way too boring? Or the problem lies somewhere else?
If the learning isn’t fun, it won’t be as effective. That’s not just a sneaking suspicion – it’s cold, hard, scientific fact. We have made it our mission to make the learning part of our events as fun, interactive and motivating as possible.
Formal education is often mandatory part of our lives. It’s useful, but it’s usually based on what someone else thinks you should learn.
Formal education is essential, but it often leaves its fair share of gaps. Are you great at math but struggle with social skills? Perfectly mastered writing, but can’t speak in front of the others? Good at working alone, but need to become a better team player? These are some of the areas where non-formal learning can be really helpful. We create dynamic and fun learning environments that can complement your formal education.
Non-formal learning promotes self-development and teaches things that you might have missed at school.
We’re not just telling you what to do and how to do it. Most of the learning happens through the methods where you are responsible for your own learning. You often get to decide what to focus on and what the best approach is.
We could explore the theoretical knowledge forever, but in our events, the focus lies on learning-by-doing. Of course we’re always providing the necessary introduction to all of the topics, but after that it’s time for action.
The world is not black and white, there are often more than one right answer to many important questions. We don’t force our personal opinions on our participants and the truth will be reached through a fair debate. Most of the activities also have a follow-up discussion to make sure that all of the questions get answered.
There is high emphasis on group activities during all of the events. Sure, working alone can be great, but we often face situations where teamwork is essential and necessary. Our ability to communicate thoughts and ideas effectively makes a big difference.
When the needs and interests of the participants are taken into consideration, they will be more interested and more willing to participate in the activities. They bring their own knowledge, past experiences, education, and ideas – and this impacts how they take on board new information and learn.
Our approach is closely related to lifelong learning. It’s the ongoing, voluntary, and self-motivated pursuit of knowledge for either personal or professional reasons. Therefore, it not only enhances social inclusion, active citizenship, and personal development, but also self-sustainability, as well as competitiveness and employability.