Diversity & Inclusion
Inclusion implies valuing the diversity of individuals, giving equal access and opportunities to all and having each person involved and participating in activities to the greatest extent possible. World Organization of the Scout Movement – WOSM. English.
The concept of diversity encompasses recognising people as individuals, understanding that each one of us is unique, and respecting our individual differences. World Organization of the Scout Movement – WOSM. English.
The WAGGGS and WOSM European Regions Diversity Toolkit. The information and training resources in this toolkit can be used and adapted to different age groups WAGGGS and WOSM European Regions. English.
Bookmarks published to support the No Hate Speech Movement youth campaign for human rights online. It is useful for educators wanting to address hate speech online from a human rights perspective, both inside and outside the formal education system. The manual is designed for working with learners aged 13 to 18 but the activities can be adapted to other age groups. Council of Europe. English.
Part of the Council of Europe’s youth programme on human rights education. Its primary aim is to create constructive personal dialogues between people who would normally not have the opportunity to speak to each other and thus challenge common prejudices and stereotypes. It is particularly suitable for largescale public events, such as festivals and other gatherings. Council of Europe. English.
The magazine Titati talks about the association, but also about what brings these members together: Scouting, the unionist project, popular education, the society in which they live and act.
Fighting Against Social Exclusion, Racism and Xenophobia
Pick and choose from transcripts of three songs featured on The Long Road album to help young people engage with refugee stories. A set of critical questions open up a space for conversation, discussion and debate and help build young peoples’ understanding of the humanitarian impact of the current refugee crisis. British Red Cross. English.
The Refugee Response resource created by The Scout Association in partnership with The British Red Cross, Oxfam, Cafod, Refugee Week and Refugee Action, is an excellent tool to explore the topic of refugees with young people. The Scout Association (UK)| English
Extending Scouting to working children, children living and working on the streets and children from ethnic minority communities has been successfully achieved by some NSOs. World Organization of the Scout Movement – WOSM. English.
Migration theme – The themes according to which the activities in Compass are organised provide the reader and facilitator with essential background information on these themes, usually sufficient to be able to run the activities and discuss the themes from a human rights perspective. The facilitators are encouraged to do further research and to use additional sources of information. Council of Europe. English.
Support materials to help youth workers, youth and scout leaders to explore the refugee situation with young people. The Scout Association (UK). English.
List of resources to help Scout leaders prepare young people for disasters. They encompass various educational materials such as books, web sites, mobile apps and more that can be used for disaster preparedness and response in the local community as well as discuss the issues that arise when young people think about disasters elsewhere in the world. World Organization of the Scout Movement – WOSM. English.
These Guidelines are primarily addressed to National Scout Organisations and Associations (NSOs/NSAs). Considering the evident involvement of Scouts in humanitarian action around the world, it became necessary to reassess our role as an educational movement with the aim of producing leaders of positive change in society. World Organization of the Scout Movement – WOSM. English.
Active Manual of activities aims at introducing the concept of active citizenship and to promote its importance in today’s global and local societies. Activities in this Manual can also be adapted and used with volunteers in local or national trainings and even in long-term volunteer exchanges. European Federation for Intercultural Learning. English.
Intercultural Learning training-kit for trainers and other youth dealing with intercultural issues Published by the Council of Europe and the European Commission. English.
Educational tool kit about migration and asylum in Europe, designed to help teachers and youth workers involving young people aged between 12 and 18 in informed discussions on this subject. Published by the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Ce pack contient des idées sur ce qu'on peut faire pour aider les réfugiés dans nos communautés et sur la façon dont on peut célébrer la Journée mondiale des réfugiés. World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts - WAGGGS. French
Educational resources suitable for different age groups, texts and stories for awareness raising activities, online resources for youth work with migrants, refugees and local communities. Scouts de España (ES). Spanish
With a hundred participants from all over Europe, the REfugee REsponse Seminar in late 2015 set the direction for scouts and guides working to help refugees. This catalogue of ideas developed and gathered at the seminar aims to inspire new initiatives and cooperation in local communities across the region.
The toolkit includes ten innovative educational activities for young people aged 11–19. It also includes activities and case studies of actions, enabling young people to make a difference to global issues locally through working with their community.
Creating an action project aim Creating an action plan Choosing an activity Finding information Creating a time schedule Strengths audit Download WordDoc version
Supporting Peace and Human Rights Education
The project, Time to be Welcome, aimed at encouraging young volunteers and youth organisations all over Europe to welcome young refugees and migrants. By supporting their integration process through the use of non-formal education and youth work.