About Us

Lernlabor is a Berlin-based social business that creates innovative educational, cultural and artistic projects. Through our local and international activities we foster creativity, (inter)cultural exchange and lifelong learning.

Our Team

Lernlabor is a platform which unites Berlin-based educators, artists, activists, migrants, volunteers and cultural initiatives who want to make positive change in their local communities and who are interested in international cooperation and exchange.

  • Executive Director
  • Co-founder, Trainer and Project Manager
  • Art Director
  • Mentor and Cultural Expert
  • Senior Advisor

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4 days ago

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Bursting with energy, inspiration and gratitude following our winter conference in the magical Alpujarra region of Andalusia.

"Youth Work Eco System" gathered 35 professionals from the European youth sector and beyond to share experiences, pilot new practices, cultivate cross-sectoral synergies and explore new approaches relevant to the European youth work field.

We are grateful to all involved for their contribution, interaction and human connection. It provided a wonderful tonic following a year which was difficult for all of us on many levels. Now we look forward to building on this positive energy to embrace the challenges and possibilities that 2023 will bring.

Thanks so much to our project partners, including K'MONand Logos for their great job helping with hosting and implementation.

And a big shout out to the supremely talented Nastia Tikk for capturing these beautiful images.

The project "Youth Work Eco System" is co-funded by the European Union.

#erasmusplusyouth
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2 months ago

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Engagement Academy is a one-year long-term project. Founded by European Union under the Erasmus + youth participation program. Created and implemented by Lernlabor and Logos

The aim is to provide participants with the skills, tools, and support structures to strengthen their participation in democratic life.



"The second meeting of Engagement Academy happened this weekend! Lernlabor and Logos gathered in Poznań.
This time we discovered the problems of Ukrainians who had to move to Poland because of the Russian invasion.

Firstly, we visited the largest center for Ukrainian refugees. Its aim is to provide people with humanitarian aid, advice on legalization in the new country, medical and psychological support, and help with integration into society. We learned a lot about the structure and organization of the center and discussed what could be improved to make the assistance more effective.

On the second day of the meeting, we went to Niewidzialna Ulica - Poznańska Wystawa w Ciemności, an interactive exhibition. There we got a unique experience about the life of people with disabilities and the daily challenges they face.

In the end, we played "escape box" games based on social topics such as domestic violence, minority issues, people with disabilities, and LGBTQ+. This is a really effective educational method for working with young people. It helps us to explore and discuss important topics in a playful way.

We are already looking forward to the next Engagement Academy meeting. Motivated, experienced, and inspired!" - Oksana Osadchuk

A big thanks to JUGEND für Europa for making this activity possible



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3 months ago

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Українська нижче (Ukrainian below)

A weekend of music, community and connection at the @grossergarten with Singen3000, our new community choir project.

Our choir retreat was organised in collaboration with the Ukrainian femme-lead NGO @vpershe, an organization, whose primary aims are sexual education and female empowerment in Ukraine. Since the beginning of the war, all of its founders have found themselves in Berlin and have shifted their activity towards supporting female Ukrainian refugees and their children in Berlin through the use of art-related activities.

The Singen3000 project holds a weekly rehearsal in the @ateliergardens.

A special thanks to @georgeadje for the musical direction, to @nastia.tikk, @sheisariot and @pollytikk for their organisational support.

Fotos: @nastia.tikk

The project is co-funded by the European Union and @wearepurposeful_org

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Музика, спільнота, спілкування — так пройшли вихідні у Großer Garten з нашим новим проектом, громадським хором Singen 3000.

Наш хоровий ретрит був організований у співпраці з українською громадською організацією "Вперше". "Вперше" - це некомерційна організація, основними цілями якої є сексуальна освіта та розширення прав і можливостей жінок в Україні. Після повномасштабного російського вторгнення в Україну її засновниці опинилися в Берліні і переорієнтували свою діяльність на підтримку українських біженок та їхніх дітей у Берліні, використовуючи творчі заняття, щоб допомогти їм адаптуватись у новому суспільстві.

Проект Singen3000 проводить щотижневі репетиції в @ateliergardens.

Окрема подяка Джорджу Адже за музичне керівництво.

Проект співфінансується Європейським Союзом та @wearepurposeful_org

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#solidarityproject
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3 months ago

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Beautiful moments with wonderful people during our latest international climbing project in Swiss Saxony. This is probably our last climbing trip of the year, but we will continue our weekly session in Berlin throughout the winter so we are in good shape for next season.

Our climbing trip to Swiss Saxony was the final activity of our "Stepping Stones" project. "Stepping Stones" is a small-scale cooperation partnership funded by JUGEND für Europa, where we exchange best-practices with Logos gained from our local activities in Berlin and Poznan.

For the last two years, we have been running our "Kletterfreunde" project in Berlin, which provides access to climbing for people from diverse backgrounds and abilities. Climbing fosters communication, trust and connection, and can be a powerful tool for intercultural exchange and non-formal learning. Our positive experience has inspired Logos to integrate climbing into their own local activities and we are delighted to hear that they are now implementing their own European Solidarity Corps climbing project in Poznan to support young people displaced by the war on Ukraine.

Looking forward to more cross-border climbing projects with our partners in Poland and beyond.

Thanks for the inspiration and the great memories!

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