Module: Module 1 Identity and Culture

Duration: 45 mins

Social Development Theme: Arts, Core


A simple but potentially powerful activity that uses storytelling to support people to share some of who they are and the experiences they’ve had. This exercise is especially useful with groups that may not know each other very well or may feel uncomfortable talking directly about their personal lives, such as survivors of violence.

Learning objectives

  • Self Confidence.
  • Self-Awareness.
  • Understand how identities and cultures form, are expressed, change and are connected.

Preparations and materials

No additional materials required.

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Download the full, printable version of this activity below, including details of the approach and debrief.