Antonio Jovanovski

Antonio Jovanovski has extensive experience of training and facilitating diverse groups all over Europe. His training and facilitating experience started during his AIESEC years (www.aiesec.org) where he served as President of AIESEC in N. Macedonia and France. Currently, he is a director of a youth environmental NGO (www.gogreen.mk) where he works on the topics of climate change, youth eco-activism, greening of economy, greening of education and jobs. He is also a member of the Pool of trainers of [email protected] partnership on employability and entrepreneurship (www.youthatworkpartnership.org)
  • “A morally and civically responsible individual recognizes himself or herself as a member of a larger social fabric and therefore considers social problems to be at least partly his or her own; such an individual is willing to see the moral and civic dimensions of issues, to make and justify informed moral and civic judgments, and to take action when…

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  • Critical thinking is that mode of thinking – about any subject, content, or problem — in which the thinker improves the quality of his or her thinking by skillfully taking charge of the structures inherent in thinking and imposing intellectual standards upon them. (Paul and Elder, 2001). Youth that has a higher level of critical thinking are potential youth activities…

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  • Self-reflection and self-evaluation of the values are one of the most important things in life. Self-reflection is like looking into a mirror and describing what you see, but not only outside, also inside. Questioning own beliefs and values enables to question further extended manifestations of values in our everyday life, such as local policies, local government decisions, national policies, and…

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  • TALKING ABOUT IDENTITY Start the topic by opening the question of Identity. Who am I? What am I? Identity is like culture, there are many aspects to it, some hidden some visible. One way of looking at this could be to imagine yourself as an onion (even if you don’t like to eat them). Each layer corresponds to a different…

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  • The purpose of the quiz is not to test one’s knowledge, but to enhance their understanding of human rights actively. Firstly, go through the list of Rights and see whether you are familiar, have heard of them. Afterward, the activity N.2 offers the possibility to evaluate your understanding and the concept of human rights. Individually, in small groups (or in…

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  • From Multicultural to Intercultural Societies At first sight, the terms “Multicultural Society” and “Intercultural Society” seem to be similar but they are not synonyms. So, how do we tell the difference between the two? First, try to give your personal explanation and understanding of these two terms. I believe that multicultural society is ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Whereas intercultural society represents ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Now…

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  • Imagine you have a group of learners coming from different countries. The procedure of this exercise would be: Explain. Explain that learners will be working closely together, so they must get to know one another. This icebreaker will help them get acquainted using a human rights perspective. Distribute. Distribute a copy of Handout: Human Rights Mixer to each participant and…

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  • Q: What are Human Rights? ANSWER: Human rights are standards that allow all people to live with dignity, freedom, equality, justice, and peace. Every person has these rights simply because they are human beings. They are guaranteed to everyone without distinction of any kind, such as race, color, sex, language, religion, political or other opinions, national or social origin, property,…

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  • As leadership expert Warren Bennis once stated, “leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.” Leadership means different things to different people around the world, and different things in different situations. For example, it could relate to community leadership, religious leadership, political leadership, and leadership of campaigning groups. The words “leader” and “leadership” are often used incorrectly to describe…

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  • Ethics

    Defining ethics Brown and Paolucci (1979) suggested that ethical decision-making and moral reasoning are at the heart of the profession. Simply stated, ethics refers to standards of behavior that tell us how human beings ought to act in the many situations in which they find themselves-as friends, parents, children, citizens, businesspeople, teachers, professionals, and so on. Ethical competence is a…

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