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Общи :: The Shared Knowledge. Peer to Peer Training of Trainers, part three

The Shared Knowledge. Peer to Peer Training of Trainers, part three

OAK LogoGroup photoVarshetz, June 15-16, 2017

Third, last part of the peer education for this scholar year. One of the exercises made was via brainstorming the participants to give examples for social norms – one good and one bad or outlived its time. The young people concluded that the social norms actually have a mutual root with our prejudices. „Run away from here, shorty” – said the pharmacist when teenagers want to buy condoms; when you have older sister or brother and you have to listen to her/him just because they are older, when you say to boys “Do not behave like a girl, it is male stuff” – are a small part of the given as examples of bad social norms. The handshake of athletes at the end of the match; reading in public places when you are alone, to smile while saying Hi, to collect your dog’s poo - are part of the examples of good standards.

Energizer26 young people obtain their certificates for the acquired skills to train peers on topics, connected with health and sexuality education. In the curriculum of the three parts of the training pupils participated interactively on topics: puberty, safe sex, contraception, sexually transmitted infections, gender norms, trafficking, peer pressure, addictions, intimate relationships, communication techniques to work with peers, how to present in public and many others. On top of being useful to their classmates and other groups of youngsters on health and sexuality education related topics, the peers have possibility to become volunteers of Bulgarian Family Planning and Sexual Health Association (BFPA).
The three trainings took place in the period December 2016 – June 2017 and were organized by the teams of BFPA and LOVEGUIDE with the participation of  guest trainers.

Pictures from the event

More on first and second trainings

 

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Общи :: The Shared Knowledge. Peer to Peer Training of Trainers, part three