Youth center Dobrich organized the motivational activity – “Academy “Young leader” which was held from 7th until 12th of December in Private Language School “Leonardo da Vinci”. This academy got involved two groups of young people /each group consistent of 15 people/ aged between 15 and 20 years old, from 6 diferent schools and 2 institutions providing housing for children and young people without families.
The main aim of the academy was for the participants to expand their knowledge of the term “leadership” and all its tools – leaderships styles and attitude, and to acquire effective leadership skills. The academy was structured like a group dynamics training with personal trend. Various interactive methods and techniques were provided, role plays, presentations, simulations, demonstrations, small work group and discussions.
During the activities the participants had the opportunity to think over their own behavior i relationships that they build with the people around them, to experiment and to acquire new and more effective behaviors, as well as different strategies in the interpersonal relationships.