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Using soft skills

in non-formal Understanding
Team and Team
education Building
Team and Team Building:
Introduction
• Welcome

• Combination

 Educational game

 Exercise with a team

 Theory
1.
Educational game:
memory
EDUCATIONAL GAME
Memory round 1 - individual

Activity Talking
Process Willing
Cardboard Mental
LCD projector Participatory
Pieces Responsibility
EDUCATIONAL GAME
Memory round 2
Group 5 – 6 persons

Discussion Pointing
Observer Unwilling
Scissors Frustration
Blackboard Purpose
Patterns Value
2.
Broken square
exercise
ACTIVITY 2 :
BROKEN SQUARE EXERCISE
 5 persons do exercise; 6th person: observer

 One set of five envelopes with puzzle pieces


 Wait to open the envelope
 Your team has enough pieces to make five
identical sized squares
 Team that first finishes wins the game
ACTIVITY 2 :
BROKEN SQUARE EXERCISE
 RULES
 Don’t speak.
 Don’t ask another for a piece or signal to give a piece.
 Don’t take a piece from another member.
 Don’t support another to put his/her puzzle together.

 Members may give their pieces to other members.


They must simply hand the piece to another member.
Debriefing
3.
Team and team
building
FEATURES OF EFFECTIVE
CREATIVE TEAMS

Participatory
leadership

Shared responsibility
Aligned on purpose
High communication

Future focussed / Focussed on task


Structures, roles and rules / Shared values
Creative talents, skills and resources
SOCIAL SMALL GROUP SKILLS

Constructive
criticism
Decision by Reflective on group
consensus processing

Positive
interdependence Tolerance or
dissent
Respect for
feelings
EVOLUTION OF TEAMS:
FIRST PATTERN

Collection
Performing
of Groups
teams
individuals
EVOLUTION OF TEAMS:
SECOND PATTERN

Undeveloped Experimenting Consolidating


Mature team
team team team
CONCLUDING WORDS
ON TEAM DEVELOPMENT
Ways to increase the cohesion of a team
1. Structuring cooperation among members
2. Successfully meet the personal needs of members
3. Maintaining a high level of trust among members
4. Promoting norms that encourage the expression of
individuality, trusting and trustworthy behaviour and concern
and affection among members