The Transnational Training Seminar between partners for the BOEMI Music for Employability Skills, co funded by the European Commission was held in Madrid from the 6th to the 12th of December 2015.

The BOEMI Project aims at promoting transnational non-formal learning mobility activities between the different countries from Africa and Europe, targeting both young people with fewer opportunities and youth workers to increase their competences and active participation in society, as well as to help them gain Employability Skills.

The Seminar was attended by Youth workers and members of the Local working groups from IYEC Ghana, Italy, Denmark, and the host country Spain, who took part in the International Training Course on non-formal education methods, new media and music. The seminar was held by AIPC PANDORA in the city of El Escorial in Madrid from the 6th to the 12th of December 2015.


The participants had the opportunity to present the study phase of the recording of traditional music from their various countries and shared the results of their researches. Non formal methodologies as the Reciprocal Maieutic Approach developed by Danilo Dolci was also one of the key tools used in the training seminar.

Participants were provided with expertise on integrating the innovative approach of maieutic and music with the effective use of social and new media in order to increase their employability and enrich with innovative ideas the non-formal methodology at the basis of the project.

It will be a chance to plan the preparation of the Training Manual, the task division for contributions of contents as well as the coordination among all the youth workers involved in the project.

IYEC was represented by the IYEC Director Mercy Osei Owusu, Trigmatic who is a well known Young Ghanaian Artiste, Madam Joyce Boadi Okyere, and other Youth Workers.

In 2016 partners from the various countries look forward to organizing carrier workshops for the youth, Music Road festivals as well as the final concert which would be held in Palermo Italy Mid 2016. Interested individuals and volunteers should kindly contact Iyec on or send an email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.