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Programme Erasmus+ Youth, Key Action 1: training course

Dates: 4—9 October 2021

Venue: Riga, Latvia

Please read the info-pack

Participating countries: Czech Republic, Latvia, France, Germany, Italy, Cyprus, Hungary, Greece, Croatia

Hosting organisation: EvolvingYOUth

Project description:

Redirected is a seminar during which we would like to improve the digital youth work online by implementing more innovative methods and finding new approaches to ensure the highest participation of young people.

Our specific objectives:

  • TO IMPROVE DIGITAL YOUTH WORK AND DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP AND EXPLORE THE NEW METHODS TIED TO IT;
  • TO EXCHANGE EXPERIENCE ABOUT FACILITATION IN INTERACTIVE VIRTUAL LEARNING THROUGH THE USE OF DIGITAL PLATFORMS;
  • TO SHARE BEST PRACTICES ON DIGITAL TOOLS AND METHODS OF DIGITAL YOUTH WORK AT LOCAL AND INTERNATIONAL LEVEL;
  • TO RAISE COMPETENCIES ON HOW TO IMPROVE COMMUNICATION SKILLBY USING DIGITAL TOOLS
  • TO BOOST THE CAPACITY OF ALL THE ORGANISATIONS INVOLVED IN THE PROJECT AND THEIR NETWORK OF DIFFERENT TARGET GROUPS BY IMPROVING THE QUALITY OF ACTIVITIES;
  • TO CREATE A TOOL KIT WITH TOOLS SHARED AND DEVELOPED AND TO PROVIDE IT AS A FREE SOURCE FOR YOUTH WORKERS AND ORGANISATIONS WORKING IN THE FIELD OF YOUTH EDUCATION;
  • TO BUILD A NETWORK OF DIGITAL YOUTH WORK AMBASSADORS WHICH
    WILL SHARE THEIR KNOWLEDGE AND BRING IN NEW METHODS AND DIGITAL APPROACHES FOR OTHER YOUTH WORKERS

Activities:

THE TRAINING WILL BE BASED ON THE PRINCIPLES OF NON-FORMAL EDUCATION (EG GROUP AS A SOURCE OF MUTUAL LEARNING, TRAINER AS FACILITATOR OF THE LEARNING PROCESS, HOLISTIC APPROACH, ETC.) AND EXPERIMENTAL LEARNING
APPROACH, LED BY AN INFORMAL EDUCATION TRAINER FROM ITALY – A YOUTH WORKER, PROJECT WRITER, FACILITATOR, PROJECT COORDINATOR AND TRAINER WITH MORE THAN 20 YEARS EXPERIENCE.

Participants’ profile:

  • OVER 20 YEARS OLD COUNTING THE FACT THAT YOUTH WORKERS NEED SOME EXPERIENCE.
  • BE COMMITTED AND MOTIVATED AND ABLE TO PARTICIPATE TO ALL THE ACTIVITIES OF THE PROJECT (PREPARATION MEETINGS, SEMINAR IN RIGA, as well as the dissemination activities)
  • MEMBERS OF ORGANIZATIONS INVOLVED WHO ARE INTERESTED TO BRING IMPROVEMENTS IN YOUTH WORK AND IN THEIR DAILY WORK TOO;
  • YOUTH WORKERS WHO HAVE DEVELOPED WORKSHOPS WITH DIGITAL TOOLS AND WORK USUALLY WITH YOUNG PEOPLE WITH FEWER OPPORTUNITIES CAPABLE OF COMMUNICATING AND WORKING IN ENGLISH.
  • READY TO SHARE GOOD PRACTICES 
 

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