Recruitment and retention of young people

Alenka Oblak & Jordan Bajraktarov

BASIC HUMAN NEEDS (W. Glasser)
SURVIVAL – food, sleep, sexuality, personal safety …
LOVE AND BELONGING – cooperation, being close, acceptence, friendship, love …
POWER, RECOGNITION – to be recognized, respected, valued, important, to achieve, self-esteem FREEDOM – possiblity of choice, of decisions, independence, fair-play FUN – to relax, laugh, sociability, curiosity, creativity, to discover new … - it is genetical award for learning

ELEMENTS OF INNER MOTIVATION
The need for:
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Autonomy (control of our own behaviour) Being competent (the feeling that our overview of environment is Belonging and relatedness (connection with people) Self-esteem (being conscious about own value and importance) Being involved and enjoy (the wish for activites that bring

successful)
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pleasure)
James. P. RAffini: 150 Ways to Increase Intrinsic Motivation in Classroom

Methods of recruitment
• Youth programme
• Opening new units • Reaching out to specific communities • Recruitment in existing units

Youth programme
• Challenge and Adventure in our programme • Youth Involvement • An up-to-date programme, meeting the interests of Young People • Successful transition between Sections

Recruitment in existing units
• Bring a friend • Scout for an evening
• Schools

Additinal teaser :)
The surprising truth about what motivates us: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u6XAPnuFjJc

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