POWER seminar

In the original program we have added the discussion about the situation in Ukraine at 14:00


12:00 Welcome to POWER seminar!
-Marita Mattila, project manager EMPYRE-project
South Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences, Xamk
Short introduction from students participating in EMPYRE field study activities
• Tanja Munnukka and Henna Kerkelä, Xamk
• Anita Gulczyńska, University of LodzField study results in brief: Presentations & Questions
• Mikkeli workshop: Experiental learning and adventure based activities
• Anttola workshop: Naturebased activities, farm animals, gardening and hiking in the forest
• Lahti workshop: Employment services for young people, equality and digital youthwork
13:00 Story of Janne Mustonen, the Magician
13:30 Coffee break
14:00 Discussion about the situation in Ukraine

Contemporary challenges of youth work:
war time, totalitarism, mass migration.
Mariusz Granosik, Professor
Department of Social Pedagogy and Social Rehabilitation
Faculty of Educational Sciences
University of Lodz
Comments from EMPYRE partner organisations
Discussion & Questions
15:00 Presentations from EMPYRE field studies, presented by the student groups
15:20 We change place to the sport hall of Xamk D-building, D102
15:30 Juggler show with chain saws by Janne Mustonen, the magician


Join in Mikpoli or online

POWER seminar presents the most Empowering youth work methods from Europe. We will highlight the work being done in Juvenia and its partners from Wales, Austria and Poland to promote and develop youth work, and engage in dialogue with actors in the field.

Students from four different countries will present the results of their field studies after working for 5 days among Finnish youth workers followed by analysis of the results by experts from the Universities involved.

Those responsible for youth work and youth work in the municipalities and regions as well as youth organizations are welcome to join. The opportunity is open to everyone.

How do the best methods in experiential learning really work in Youth work among the youth of workshops for NEETs?

How do the digital youth work methods reach NEETs?

How can we empower disabled young people with nature-based activities?

Let’s discuss together!

We have an opportunity to listen a powerful story of a chain-saw artist Janne Mustonen and see his amazing performance.
Janne has his own campaign against school bullying.

The precise program will be published in the end of March.

The link for online participants will be sent a week before the event.