Who am I?

Following are examples of the methods that can be used in helping young people understand their own needs aims and goals. With a good understanding of how we relate to others, we can adjust our behavior so that we deal with them positively. By understanding what... read more

Learning to learn

“There is no end to education. It is not that you read a book, pass an examination, and finish with education. The whole of life, from the moment you are born to the moment you die, is a process of learning.” – Jiddu Krishnamurti Learning to learn is seen as... read more

Personal development

Human beings are complex and diverse.  To become more self-aware, we should develop an understanding of ourselves in many areas.  Key areas for self-awareness include our personality traits, personal values, habits, emotions, and the psychological needs that drive our... read more


“I’m so proud of you that it makes me proud of me. I hope you know that.”  – John Green Self-affirmation is the behavior of expressing a positive attitude towards to yourself. For young people with poor school performance and drop outs it is the most... read more


Entrepreneurship goes hand-in-hand with innovation and the ability to produce new ideas, provide better solutions, and pioneer new products. The most successful entrepreneurs are not simply the hardest working, they’re the most innovative. Great innovators do not see... read more

Using role models in education

Youngsters, especially during adolescence which is their most vulnerable and impressionable age, are in need of role models, and take them from all areas that are close at hand, whether mass media, parents and family, or their teachers. Brining a role model into... read more

Using internet in education

The Internet plays a major role in the lives of young people today. Children and youngsters engage in online activities both inside and outside the classroom. Formally, that is in the school, young people use the Internet for instance, when searching for information... read more

Using games in education

Games are a regular part of young people’s lives, no matter what their age is. They play games throughout the day on their computers, the Internet, and their smart phones. One of the few places they don’t regularly play games is in their classrooms.... read more

Outdoor activities

  Many outdoor activities can be set up and organized within local neighborhoods without great cost (e.g. local parks or forests). Everything is possible: from the tree-climbing, hiking, treasure hunts … Don’t be afraid to be creative! We catched fish, and... read more
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  2. Field, S., M. Kuczera and B. Pont (2007), No More Failures: Ten Steps to Equity in Education, Education and Training Policy, OECD, Paris