LEARNING UNIT n° 2 – M1 – Motivation

Module 1. Motivation


Motivational and empowerment competences

Duration:   hours 20
Module 1: Motivation
–        To know the personal context of the NEETs. To know that the motivation is related with it.

–        Motivating factors for professional:

o   Get positive expectations.

o   Peer support.

o   Protection of the institution where you work.

o   To do many varied activities and not to enter into routine.

o   To establish new ways of working with young people.

o   To reconcile professional life with personal life.

o   To have a stable team working for a common goal.

–        Motivating factors for NEETs:

o   Talk much with them to meet their needs and interests.

o   Practice empathic listening.

o   Become aware that all have qualities that stand out.

–        To examine evidences in order to make the NEET know:

o   To consider alternative views, taking into account his potential and the social possibilities.

o   To consider impact of judgement on his/her decisions in order to exclude options or take the best option.

o   To notice bias of oneself and try to have a better and real idea about the society and the actual context.

–        To make a NEET stablish a plan for action we have:

o   To set goals that the NEET really want, considering its competences and potential and the social reality.

o   To devise strategy.

o   To prioritize actions.

–        Explore Issues: Make judgements, draw conclusions, question assumptions, explain reasoning, identify live topics, and recognize connections, Identify patterns, ask key questions.

–        To relate with NEETs showing confidence, being encouraged, looking for motivation, listening actively, being perseverance, knowing what is the matter with the young, others (to valorise, to support, to know how to manage time)

–        The ability to arouse in the NEET:

o   Positive attitude.

o   Proactivity.

o   To set goals.

o   Flexibility.

o   Curiosity.

o   Perseverance.

o   Resilience.

o   Creativity.

o   Confidence.

o   Autonomy.

o   Empathy.

o   Others.

–        Manage self-emotions and teach to the NEET how to manage their emotions, improving the emotional intelligence.

–        To cater to young implementing strategies and procedures to improve their development, arousing their positive attitude, their proactivity and making them establish their own targets autonomously.
Course of the learning unit
Description of the contents of the LU:

–        Motivation factors.

–        Demotivation factors.

–        Emotional intelligence.

–        Fundamentals of the motivation

Didactic methods
–        Team working.

–        Online learning.

Didactic tools for trainers
–        PC

–        Online access

–        Slides

–        Material of monitoring

Didactic tools for learners
–        PC

–        Online access

–        Slides

–        Material that the professionals could considerer. Guidance and Training Model for trainers leading training for socio-educational professionals working with NEET’S

o   Tool 2.1 – the trick questionnaire

o   Tool 2.2 – the blind driving with photograph

o   Tool 2.3 – the newspaper article and the stories construction

o   Tool 2.4 – a step ahead (game on technical power of the educational relationship)

o   Tool 2.5 – the watermelon game

o   Tool 2.6 – listening to count

o   Tool 2.7 – the story from different points of view

o   Tool 2.8 – the monster game (on power)

o   Tool 2.9 – film sequence on the educational relationship and / or management of the interview

o   Tool 2.10 – self-reflexive sheet on motivation

o   The emotional literacy

o   Tool 2.11 – emotion: stay next

o   Tool 2.12 – the complaint exercise

o   Tool 2.13 – self-reflexive sheet about what involves me during my work

o   Adolescence and young people

o   Tool 2.14 – the metaphor of our adolescence

o   Tool 2.15 – the representation of the generations through music and the graphic

o   Tool 2.16 – the sculpture on adolescence

o   Tool 2.17 – resource walk

o   Tool 2.18 – talent exchange market

o   Tool 2.19 – check your good memories

o   Tool 2.20 – my story

o   Tool 2.21 – start to be active!

Needed material
–        Spaces that help to teamwork and reflection
Assessment of learning outcomes
Procedures and criteria for assessment of these learning outcomes.

We will evaluate if the student is able to:

–        Motivate young people.

–        Work actively, with positive attitude, in a proactivity way and show enthusiasm.

Mastery indicators of Learning outcomes or skills or competences or … acquired                                 
Procedures and criteria for assessment of these learning outcomes.

We will evaluate if the student has the knowledge, skills and competences which are explained before.

Each country can use different materials adapt to the needs.