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As is demonstrated in the examples provided below, workshops are mostly participatory in nature and so encourage and demand the engagement of its participants. It pushes people to think critically about the issues being discussed and provides a medium through which a person can voice his/her opinions or concerns. It is a means for teaching people the importance of talking about more "controversial" subjects, as well as the importance of listening to others.

Examples of interactive workshops

Jogos de Rua (“Street Games”)

Author: Claudia Coimbra - Published At: 2013-08-27 13:38 -

The Street Games project ("Jogos de Rua"), developed in Lisbon's Prodac neighbourhood, highlights the importance of urban space, large or small, as a source of unity among diverse cultures, social classes and generations.

Projecto A Linha

Author: Claudia Coimbra - Published At: 2013-08-26 13:42 -

To revitalise and energise Alfama and its communities, the A Linha project aims to develop levels of understanding and interaction as well as to create gardens and cultivation, organising shows and cultural activities that promote gastronomy, commerce, sport and leisure.

Social Training - Professional Centre

Author: Maria Jeliazkova - Published At: 2013-08-13 09:37 -

Improving the livelihood and social status of vulnerable people by establishing a social enterprise: the project aims to establish and develop a municipally-supported social enterprise in order to provide secured employment of disadvantaged people in Dimitrovgrad, thus improving their quality of life.

Peace Classes

Author: Louise Hain - Published At: 2013-04-22 08:44 -
Peace classes

The Peace Classes are an active methodology developed in different schools within multicultural cities in Belgium to help kids, parents and teachers to better understand one another, build empathy, acquire and develop collaborative behaviours through value sharing, emotions and personal development.

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