Applied Storytelling: 4 new methodologies for vulnerable groups in the EU

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Applied storytelling: 4 new methodologies for vulnerable groups in the EU Storytelling Centre is always looking for new and stronger methods to use storytelling in community work, in empowering vulnerable groups and in creating social impact and behavioural change. We are very pleased with the possibilities the EU provides us, as a part of the […]

A manual for Personal Growth

Storytelling is an important factor in social inclusion, poverty reduction and the provision of sustainable economic growth. We therefore use storytelling in the following areas of personal development: to increase the chances of unemployed young people on the labor market, to achieve personal growth and as an alternative method to learning a language. How does […]

Workshops in Shefa’amr- identity in conflict zones

Workshops in Shefa’amr: identity in conflict zones

Workshops in Shefa’amr Who are you when you grow up in a conflict zone? Can you be sure of and proud of your identity when you are constantly suppressed and your story is not allowed? Just like young people all over the world, many Palestinians sometimes forget what their stories from the past are. We […]

Building bridges in Palestina: strenghtening identity

Building bridges in Palestina: strenghtening identity

Building Bridges in Palestina We experienced the power of stories during a storytelling training in Palestine and Israel. People were reinforced and got a clearer picture of their identity. Because of that they were better able to enter into dialogue. As a result, we set up a two-year program for young people to use storytelling […]

The Power of Art: storytelling for employment opportunities

The Power of Art: storytelling for employment opportunities

The Power of Art In this project we focus on the Amsterdam Nieuw-West neighbourhoods in Amsterdam and Toxteth in Liverpool. These are both multicultural neighbourhoods with multiple social and economic challenges, in which large numbers of young people are not active in the labor market and do not follow education or training. Development of soft […]

Selfee- Soft skill development for employment opportunities

Selfee- Soft skill development for employment opportunities

Selfee Although most European economies are growing, reducing long-term unemployment is still a major challenge within the European Union. While many employment programs focus on improving hard skills, we believe that a lack of soft skills is more often the problem. Acquiring soft skills From 2018 to the beginning of 2019 we have been able […]

Alternative Ways to Learn a Second Language​

Alternative Ways to Learn a Second Language Many European countries have experienced an influx of refugees in recent years. Learning their new language is essential for their integration. But what if this is too big a challenge? During our language lessons for people with low language learning skills, we saw the need for an alternative […]

Three reasons why storytelling will always be popular

Three reasons why storytelling will always be popular​

Three reasons why storytelling will always be popular Ever since humanity has had a voice, we have shared stories. For a long time people gathered around the campfire to tell each other about past and present, to pass on wisdom and traditions and to entertain each other. How different is that nowadays. Everyone sits behind […]

Storytelling as an aid to unemployed youth

Storytelling as an aid to unemployed youth​

Storytelling as an aid to unemployed youth During the European Power of Art project, which we conducted in collaboration with our sister organisation DW-RS productions, we used storytelling to promote the innovation, employment and growth of culturally diverse and disadvantaged communities. Together with our partners we use our different creative means (such as dance, music […]