Group 4 – promoting and supporting mobility
pupils from 14 to 18
- To put into words one’s own motivations to go abroad
- To raise about diversity of motivations to go abroad
45 minutes to 1 hour
paperboard and markers
STEP-BY-STEP DESCRIPTION OF THE ACTIVITY
Set the room with a line of chairs facing each other, so that students can be in pairs.
For 1 minute, both students of each pair share and explain 1 motivation. Every minute, the facilitator rings the bell so that the students of the right line move towards the right. Again, students have 1 minute to share 1 motivation that has to be different every time. They can be inspired by each other but cannot repeat a motivation that they have already shared. You can do this 5 to 8 times.
Ask the students to gather in circle and start brainstorming about motivations that were shared. Write them down on a paperboard. You can try to sort it out with different categories (holidays, learn, discover etc.). You can have a discussion with the students. You should point out that the motivations within a group are very diverse but they are also all legitimate. Especially since motivations are the driving force behind the project.