IMG 1393580888197.JPGThe project aims to promote the spiritual and moral education of young people through:
• enrich the professional competence of school counselors to build creative people;
• skills for teaching and practicing universal virtues in young people aged 14-17 years.

Target group are 15 school counselors, who are essential to the moral and spiritual development of young people. The project can also support teachers to find effective way to students and encourage them to show their best unique qualities.

Direct beneficiaries are more than 2250 students from 15 secondary schools in Sofia at the age of 13 to 17 years old when he formed personal and social identity of the people and is pending significant change in lifestyle.

Area: project include secondary schools from Sofia.

Duration: The project is implemented within 7 months from 10.01.2013 to 04.30.2014

Funding: the "OAK"

Main activities:
Activity 1: Preparation and training of 15 school counselors to teach virtues.
Training for teaching the virtues completed within 3 days. Participants were introduced to the basic strategies of the project, with interactive methods to work with different types of aids and materials that make learning attractive and accessible. Basis of the training is "Methodological guidance for teaching and practicing virtues" created by the team of the Foundation for the project" Workshop for virtue."

Activity 2: Establishment of 15 youth teams and conduct training.
Trained counselors organize internal school competition for teams of 6-8 students. Important criteria for the selection of participants communication, awareness, reputation among peers, assertive attitude towards self- knowledge , a willingness to work for the benefit of the community. After the formation of the teams was conducted training for teaching virtues. Youth program drafted for a minimum of 10 hours in the virtues of the class.

Activity 3: Peer education - teaching the virtues of class hours.
Trained youths began to transmit knowledge and skills of their peers in the hours of class 1-2 times a month. Of each thematic preoccupation is presented and discussed in one virtue, for 6 months is estimated to be to consider a minimum of 10 virtues , including joy , responsibility, love, happiness , determination, courage , generosity , creativity , patience, sense of purpose.

The expected results:
.    15 school counselors who have completed a three-day specialized training for teaching and practicing the virtues;
.    Minimum of 90 students from 15 schools, trained to teach the virtues of their classmates;
.    conducted classes virtues in each of the 15 schools - at least 10;
.     2250 youth trained by their peers in the hours of class to practice virtues;
.     enriched experience of school counselors for moral and spiritual education of youth;
.     Improved relationships between classmates, teachers and students in schools.

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