AMURT Romania News February 2012


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Direction of activities resulted in a microcosm of society, a "micro-company school" where the youth were exposed to the outside world through their own activities of rudimentary company management. Starting with "Design and Planning" department and executing the plans through other departments, made the learning fun, challenging and interesting.

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AMURT Romania News February 2012

  1. 1. | newsGRASSROOTS ENTREPRENEURSHIP & LIFE SKILLS | AMURT Romania | February 2012 MISSION STATEMENT Encourage and facilitate self development among vulnerable people through immediate actions and programms that lead to their socio­economic independence. 5 SKILL DOMAINS ­ Daily living skills ­ Self­care & Personal develop. ­ House & Communty resources ­ Social image & RelationshipsLatest News ­ Work & Entreprenerial skillsTo install the new heating sys­ wiring, replace a water pump,tem, questions, problems and and to install heating radiators. PLAN FOR 2012ideas were converted into real What type of vocational skills Curriculum: • Innovative visual and practicaltime learning. The old was do the youths want. In the tools.changed to a wood pellet burn­ career planning sessions, theyer. The 2000 liter diesel tank identified comic characters Vocational training:removed and replaced with • Certified courses. related to different big pellet distribution box. Direction of activities resulted Entrepreneurship:To design the box, visual spa­ • Start your own business. in a microcosm of society, atial skill was taught by practic­ "micro­company school" whereing with different objects and Investments: the youth were exposed to the • Heating system: new woodshapes. Perspective drawings outside world through their burner and central system.and orthographic projection. own activities of rudimentary • Furniture: kitchen and beds. • Social enterprise: create andWhen fixing in one place, company management. Start­ construct.somewhere else breaks or be ing with "Design and Planning"renewed. Unstable electricity, department and executing the Partners & Sponsors:the water pump broke, and the plans through other depart­ • Unted Way of Romaniaold radiators were too small. ments, made the learning fun, • Ministry of Labour (Law 34)The youths learned about challenging and interesting. • DGASMB (Bucharest) • AMURT Italy, Portugal and UK • Ateliere Fara Frontiere, FOR Children, Parada Fundatia