The Game changers training is going to held from 3rd to 5th May in Slum Soccer Academy Bokhara Nagpur. The training will be the combination of classroom and football activities.
This training program will bring together 30 participants from across India such as Goa, Mumbai, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Gujarat, and Maharashtra to bring out their leadership qualities and set them on the path of community leadership. They will be taught advanced life skills, workshops on various issues in their community’s football for social impact, through its various sessions.
The Game Changer model comprises of three modules designed by the Slum Soccer team. During these three modules, the participants are exposed to various aspects of a ‘professional career’. This includes exposure to aspects of external appearance and presentation, communication, social etiquettes along with specific skills such as creativity, problem solving, decision-making and teamwork, which are crucial for a professional career.
Potential youth leaders are first identified during our ongoing activities and tournaments. Practical skill sets are also introduced to the participants such as financial literacy, computer literacy, English language, general knowledge and resume writing. Through this project, Slum Soccer essentially provides an opportunity for experiential learning, a concept and scope rarely available to youth who grow up in vulnerable environments.
Previously in 2017, 2018 this training has been implemented in three cities such as Nagpur, Mumbai and Delhi. Through this exclusive curriculum in 2017, we worked with 100 youth with the support of the Sony Pictures Networks India.
The training being carried out between 3rd and 5th May in Nagpur is the first course of the three courses. The same training will be organized in two different cities such as Mumbai and Delhi covering 30 participants respectively. The final module of the program will be held in Nagpur in the month of October by bringing all 90 participants together.