Publications

Here you can find some of our publications with information about our work and projects.

Latest releases

(Hi)Storytelling: My History, Your History, Our History – Results and Lessons Learned from a German-Polish-Ukrainian Online BarCamp

The handbook is an outcome of the online BarCamp we organised in July 2020 in cooperation with the Krzyżowa Foundation for Mutual Understanding in Europe and the Freya von Moltke Stiftung. We invited educators from Germany, Poland, and Ukraine to share they experiences, knowledge and insights an digital historical and civic education.

In this handbook, you will:
- receive some advice on how to organise an online BarCamp and other online events,
- learn about the current challenges of historical and civic education,
- find a collection of energizers and warm-ups for digital events.

The title is available for free. Download your copy here.

We thank the Rotary International for funding the BarCamp and the handbook.

 Publications with general information

Information leaflet of the Kreisau-Initiative

Our leaflet in three languages (German, English, Polish) informs about chances and opportunities of international youth exchange. It presents the focal areas we are working in and the network of Kreisau-Initiative.

You can read the leaflet online or order the print version through our office.

DARE Practical Guide for Inclusion

In the guide, you will find advice on how to organise inclusive international activities for young people with visual, hearing and physical impairments. It covers the following topics: language use, competences, methods, accessible websites and documents. The guide is addressed to European experts in (international) youth work as well as youth organizations that aspire to make youth work more inclusive.

Download the guide

This publication is the first outcome of the DARE: DisAble the barRiErs Erasmus+ strategic partnership. It's available in English, German, Polish, Italian, and Greek.

DARE Digital Storytelling Handbook of Empowerment

This handbook is designed for young people with visual, hearing, physical impairments so that they can learn about different kinds of international youth exchanges and see that it is not difficult to participate in one. Those who have already participated in an inclusive international youth exchange and would love for others to experience the same, life-changing moments, may wish to become a DARE Ambassador to motivate and support other young people to join Erasmus+ mobility projects. This handbook will help them in reaching that goal.

The Culturatorium
Improvisation Theatre for Intercultural Education

From 2017 to 2019, in cooperation with VIA Bayern and impro à la turka, we carried out the „Bühne frei!” training. The aim was to present the Culturatorium approach that uses methods of improvisation theatre in intercultural learning and civic education. The handbook consists of theoretical background and ready-to-use methods.

Welcome to Krapowa – Manual
A simulation game on sustainable development

The goal of the simulation game „Welcome to Krapowa“ is to find and discuss ideas for sustainable development on the local level and to strengthen the self-efficacy and negotiation skills of the participants. The manual covers a description of the simulation game created in the project Local in Global as well as revised and new materials.

The publication is available online in English. Duplication and use of the content within the context of non-profit work is allowed. An indication of the source is requested.

Perspective: Inclusion

Language and communication in international inclusive education. Methods, guidelines, impulses

This publication is intended for: professionals working in the area of non-formal education with
young people; teachers; special educators; and all those interested in the role of language in shaping
social reality, and in promoting barrier-free communication in their practice.

The publication is available online in three languages (German, English, Polish). Duplication and use of the content within the context of non-profit work is allowed. An indication of the source is requested.

Let's go intergenerational!
A collection of methods for intergenerational practice

The publication contains selected methods for international intergenerational education work. It is the result of the project "Archipelago of generations" and two years of work in a German-Polish-Northern-Irish partnership, financed by the European Union through the programme Erasmus+. Our partners were the Polish Towarzystwo Inicjatyw Twórczych "ę" and Linking Generations Northern Ireland (LGNI).

The publication is available online (easy-print-version) in English. Duplication and use of the content within the context of non-profit work is allowed. An indication of the source is requested.

Histoire Croisée as a perspective for non-formal education

The online-manual contains selected methods, revised and developed by the participants of the project. The methods show on the examples of German-Polish and German-Greek history, how to work with the approach of entagled history within the context of non-formal education work.

Additionally the methods can be used in different contexts (cultural, religious, national, social).

The publication is available online in English.

Countering Hate Speech

The manual is designed for youth workers, trainers and youth leaders as well as young people who wish to get familiar with the hate speech online phenomenon. Through this manual, readers are introduced to the terms of ‘hate speech’ and ‘hate speech online’, they find ideas, tips and strategies regarding combating online hate speech and get helpful links and further information.

The publication is available online in English. Duplication and use of the content within the context of non-profit work is allowed. An indication of the source is requested.

Contact
Susanne Schade

Kreisau-Initiative e. V.
c/o Allianz AG
Merlitzstraße 9
12489 Berlin
Tel.:+49 (0)30 / 53 89 31 63 64