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Heartful Leader

(Training Course)

Awaken your creative potential!


/ 24.06 - 02.07. 2024 / Frankolovo, Slovenia

Project organization: Metta Association

The training course will take place between 24th of June and 2nd of July 2024 in Frankolovo, Slovenia.

The main theme of the Heartful Leader TC is to provide creative tools and intuitive insights on how to establish empathic, magnetic, meaningful, pedagogical relationships with youth in times of generational crisis and educational paradigm transition.

The project objectives

  • improvisation as a teaching tool
  • intuition as a guide for pedagogy - ancestral cosmovisions as new/old models of cooperation
  • playfulness as a serious tool for group cohesion
  • potential of group games
  • shadow work of the teacher mask
  • use of contemporary rituals and symbols in pedagogy
  • awakened body: how western civilization suppressed the main vehicle for education, the human body

Working language: English

Number of participants: 27 people from Italy, Austria, Romania, Czech Republic, Poland, Croatia, Hungary, Slovakia and Slovenia.

Who is the ideal participant in the project?

  • you are youth worker, trainer, educator etc;
  • you want to better support your target group;
  • you know English at least on a basic level;
  • you are over 18.

Group requierments:

Slovakia will be represented on the project by a group of 3 participants.  

In particular, the group's role will be to actively participate in the project program in an effort to meet its defined objectives. Gender balance and group diversity in terms of different social and cultural backgrounds should be taken into consideration.  The project welcomes participants facing fewer opportunities, facing social, economic or geographical obstacles. All the participants must attend all the sessions during the mobility and be part of dissemination activities after it.

Important info:

The accommodation and meals are 100% covered by the coordinating organization.

Travel costs will be reimbursed to the participants up to 275directly by the organizer (no money goes through YYSK under this project).
Each participant is individually responsible for the planning and implementation of the trip.

Extremely important: The participant is obliged to keep the travel document to and from the destination and hand it over / send it to the project organizer according to his instructions.

Insurance: Travel insurance is NOT paid by the organizers or subsequently reimbursed. Each participant is obliged to take out health insurance, which is valid in Poland.

How to apply for the project:

Fill in this application form by 13.05: HERE

INFOPACK can be found HERE

Deadline to apply: ASAP

Project is financially supported by Erasmus+ program.

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