Building Bridges Training Course

Building Bridges Training Course
Events/News on 16 Apr , 2019
Building Bridges, an Erasmus+ funded training course, saw the coming together of 40 keen youth workers, social workers, care workers and counsellors, all ready to learn and share knowledge, with the ultimate aim of improving the quality of the relationships with the young people they work with. For another year, British psychologists Mr Colin Newton and Mr Derek Wilson from Inclusive Solution...
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Focus Your Vision! – Youth Exchange

Focus Your Vision! – Youth Exchange
Events/News on 24 Aug , 2018
Focus Your Vision! was a 12-day youth exchange held in Haarlem, Netherlands, in which seven young people from the Conservatorio Vincenzo Bugeja Homes participated in.  The main themes explored during the youth exchange were upcycling and creativity. The 32 young people who came together from Malta, Netherlands, Italy and Latvia actively participated in discussing and exploring important issues,...
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Let’s Go 4 Games – Amsterdam 5-13 March 2018

Let’s Go 4 Games – Amsterdam 5-13 March 2018
Events/News on 16 Apr , 2018
Two care workers from the Conservatorio Vincenzo Bugeja took part in a training course held in the Netherlands.  This was the first project of the sort which was opened to care workers, and was indeed a great success.  The activities held during the course were replicated with the residents from the Homes and were indeed a great success. This presentation in the below link was prepared by, Fran...
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FABRIC Training Course

FABRIC Training Course
Events/News on 29 Jan , 2018
FABRIC: Fresh Approaches to Behaviour and Relationships when working with young people with Challenging Behaviour. Training Course: 21 – 27 January 2018, Malta The end of January saw 20 enthusiastic people from the UK, Latvia and Romania meet another 20 Maltese participants in Rabat, Malta for a training course entitled FABRIC.  This Erasmus+ project sought to provide participants with the tools...
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LIVE RIGHT, BE BRIGHT! Erasmus+ Youth Exchange

LIVE RIGHT, BE BRIGHT! Erasmus+ Youth Exchange
Events/News on 12 Aug , 2017
Live Right, Be Bright was an Erasmus+ funded youth exchange held in July 2017 for over 30 young people from four European Countries – Malta, Sardinia, Denmark and The Netherlands. The exchange was organised by Empowering Youth in Care, a Maltese organisation that works with adolescent females who live in residential care, in collaboration with Malik Organisation based in Sardinia.  All the youn...
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Live Right, Be Bright! Youth Exchange July 2017

Live Right, Be Bright! Youth Exchange July 2017
Events/News on 26 Jun , 2017
Empowering Youth in Care, the youth organisation working from within Conservatorio Vincenzo Bugeja, was awarded with funds from Erasmus+ to coordinate a youth exchange project to be held in Sardinia. In July 2017, eight residents from the Homes will be joining 35 other young people from Sardinia, Denmark and the Netherlands for a Youth Exchange in the town of Abbasanta. The main themes of th...
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Erasmus+ Funded Project: Keys to Inclusion

Erasmus+ Funded Project: Keys to Inclusion
Events/News on 31 Oct , 2016
A training course funded by Erasmus+ was held at the Archbishop’s Seminary in Tal-Virtu, Rabat between the 17th and 23rd October 2016, with three days of the training held by Colin Wilson and Derek Newton, British psychologists who facilitated sessions on Person Centred Planning.  The aim of this training course was to address the needs of the young people in our care to help them be the centre of...
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Meeting at MEUSAC

Meeting at MEUSAC
Events/News on 20 Sep , 2016
For a while, we have been in contact with MEUSAC who are assisting us with writing an application for a youth exchange project for summer 2017. One of the objectives of such projects is that the young people are involved in the whole process of the project, including the planning phase. The meeting served as a platform for some of the residents of the Homes to brainstorm ideas for a theme for a...
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Gozo Live-In – September 2016

Gozo Live-In – September 2016
Events/News on 22 Sep , 2016
Some residents where selected to take part in a three-day activity in Gozo, where several skills where put into practice. The participants where given a budget and were allowed to plan the whole three days themselves as long as they keep to that budget.  This required that the whole group works as a team to make plans that suit everyone. Some of the activities which the residents planned whe...
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Application for Youth Exchange

Application for Youth Exchange
Events/News on 23 Aug , 2016
Several residents have participated in youth exchanges organized in previous years, and all have been extremely successful and motivational for the young people involved. Such activities enable young people to be part of the process from beginning to end, and for this reason we have started having discussions with residents what they would like to be included in a youth exchange we may apply fo...
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