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Training Course: Turn into Powerful Youth worker through Media Technology

Dates: 11-19 November 2017

Venue: Larnaca, Cyprus

Eligible are 25 participants coming from: Bulgaria, Cyprus, Greece, Italy, FYROM, Malta, Romania, Spain

Application deadline: 29th August 2017

This project will assist youth workers to acquire tools for discovering their potentials. With the use of digital and media technology, in accordance to non formal learning, can develop social, creativity/entrepreneurial and innovating skills among y.w.

General Description

The project ”Turn into powerful youth worker through media technology’ aims to increase awareness on how media technology through NFL can enhance youth workers to discover their potentials and turn into more effective professionally and personally.

All partners with 25 youth workers (Cyprus,Italy,FYROM, Bulgaria, Spain, Romania, Malta, Greece) during the project and activity week intend to share and feel the power of media technology through Non formal Learning and collaborative methods (plenary sessions, discussions, workshops, brainstorming, simulation games).

Mainly we will work all together using media technology (photo shooting, video capture, media editing, web design, social media use, tabloids and internet technology) in order to reach our objectives. We will invite experts to support the learning (on IT software, video editors etc) with presentations and providing feedback.

During the training week the participants will share experiences, point out ways and present tools which can support them to discover their potentials, raise their self-esteem and find the way out to self and professional development. Moreover, special attention and focus will be given to the relation of the development of key competences, through NFL approaches, for supporting social inclusion and enhancing fruitful future collaboration within local and wider lifelong communities.

Target group: youthworkers with basic skills on media technology and with fewer opportunities due to geographical, health, social and economical obstacles who carry an increased will to find their potentials and be developed into more efficient in their field through NFL. Moreover, we aim by the end of the project all participants to act as multipliers on how media technology through nfl can influence positively society progress and how experience through E+ can support them to assist youngsters more efficiently.

The objectives are to:

1•develop digital and media competences to y.w with fewer opportunities;
2•improve foreign language through the use of digital and media technology;
3•support the development of the sense of initiative, creativity and entrepreneurship through media technology as ways of supporting employability;
4•improve self-confidence skills in participants using techniques of good communication, group dynamics, negotiation and decision making;
5. improve social competence for enhancing social inclusion;
6•promote modern visibility tools of knowledge about youth networks and management structures on the European level in future
projects
7•inform participants about opportunities and to develop new projects/partnerships under the Erasmus+ Programme

Costs

 

This project is financed by the Erasmus+ Youth in Action Programme.

-Accommodation and meals will be covered at 100% at a hotel in Larnaca. Participants will share 3 beds bedrooms.

-Travel expenses (train, bus, airplane) will be covered according to E+2016 distance band calculator and eligible budget:

Malta, Greece, Italy, Romania, FYROM, Bulgaria: 275 euro
Spain: 530 euro.

-There is not any participation fee

Application

 

Organizer:

NETWORK FOR EUROPEAN CITIZENSHIP AND IDENTITY – NGO

Phone: +35799465221

For additional information please: Download the Application form

Contact for questions:

Renos

E-Mail: neci.eu@gmail.com

Training Course: Zoom In Interculturality

Dates: 24 July – 1 August 2016

Venue: Senec, Slovak Republic

Eligible are 20 participants coming from: Bulgaria, Denmark, Estonia, France, Greece, Italy, Latvia, Poland, Slovak Republic, Spain

Application deadline: 13th June 2016

Training Course with 20 participants from 10 countries in aim to increase a level of quality of intercultural education through increasing media literacy.

Description

Media and most of all new media are taking a significant place in lives of the youth. Media are becoming their way of expression, socializing tool and a source of information, which strongly form their point of view at the World and reality.

Media active on internet are becoming a tool for disinformation spreading, halftruths and hateful statements against the members of ethnical groups, minorities or others.

The main activity of the project Zoom on Interculturality is a Training Course with 20 participants from 10 different countries. The aim is to increase a level of quality of intercultural education through increasing media literacy.

The main aims of the course are:

– to increase participant´s competencies in leading activities, which expand knowledge of the youth about prejudices and stereotypes, discrimination, hate speech, ability to recognize and actively take action against,

– to expand media education knowledge of the participants and increase their ability in creating of activities, which support the youth´s critical thinking on media,

– to increase participant´s knowledge about non-formal education and their ability to use this methodology while working with the youth

– increase skills of the participants in active use of medias and their ability to share these skills with the youth,

– to exchange knowledge, experience and skills on how to use medias better in term of propagation of international projects for the youth,

The course is designed as a non-formal education activity, using holistic attitude. The participants will exchange their experiences, gain new knowledge and skills through simulations, role play, exercises, discussions, reflection exercises and group games,

SELECTION CRITERIA:

-profile of participants: youth workers, youth leaders or active volunteers,
-ability to communicate and work in English,
-capability and willingness to participate actively in follow up,
– at least one of the participant per organization have to have previous experience in use of different promotional tools as video, photography, social media or blog,

We are accepting the applications ONLY from these countries: Bulgaria, Denmark, Estonia, France, Greece, Italy, Latvia, Poland, Slovak Republic, Spain.

Costs

 

This project is financed by the Erasmus+ Youth in Action Programme.

Each participant will be provided with food and accommodation by hosting organization during the activity period,.

All participants will get travel grant according to Erasmus+ Programme. Max travel grant per participan will be 275 Euro, except for participants from Slovakia: 180 Euro.

Travel grant will be reimbursed within three months AFTER receiving all required documents to INEX.

Application

 

Organizer:

INEX Slovakia – NGO

Phone: +421

For additional information please: Download the Application form

Available downloads: ZOOM Course Programme.pdf

Contact for questions:

Dominika

E-Mail: evs@inex.sk

Training Course: Raising awareness on Social Rights and Inclusion by using Social Media

Dates: 17-25 May 2016

Venue: Novi Sad, Serbia

Eligible are 24 participants coming from: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, France, Germany, Greece, KOSOVO*, FYROM, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Spain

Application deadline: 5th April 2016

TC explores the main concerns on social inclusion and marginalization and how to use audio-visual and multimedia tools for promoting inclusion, sharing information and advocacy regarding marginalization of youth in online and “offline” communities.

Description

Objectives:

  • Reflecting and exchanging opinions about inclusion/exclusion and social rights in different European countries
  • Achieving common understanding of different aspects, concepts and values of youth work and/for inclusion, including learning about social rights, social inclusion and obstacles with different reference points: employment, discrimination, racism, diversity, xenophobia, poverty, access to education and training, quality services etc.

  • Defining our target groups of youth with fewer opportunities and exploring needs and consequences of socially excluded (youth) groups around us, in order to be able to improve situations towards more inclusive society
  • Exploring existing policies on Fundamental/Human Rights in Europe and understanding their connection and implications to youth work for inclusion/social rights in our countries
  • Empowering youth workers for social media campaigning for further increasing participation of young people for advocacy on social rights for equal opportunities and inclusion
  • Discussing and understanding how EU social inclusion policies influence our countries being members of EU or having (potential) candidate status to EU and how we can use those in social media campaigning for inclusion and social rights
  • Creating specific social media campaigns and action plans to be implemented on local levels after the training course
  • Introducing Erasmus+ Youth in Action programme and the European Youth Foundation and developing new projects and future European level cooperation among partners with the topics of social media and/for inclusion and human/social rights

The training course is based on the approach and principles of non-formal education and will use a lot of insights from the SALTO booklets, EU policy documents and T-kits of the Partnership programme of EU and CoE. The course is designed as an open learning process based on participants’ experience and exchange.

The language of the training course will be English.

Costs

 

This project is financed by the Erasmus+ Youth in Action Programme.

Travel costs will be reimbursed only for the cheapest way of transport and preferably for the return tickets. You will be reimbursed with at least of 70% of your travel costs (for all the original tickets and ways of travel that are plane, bus, train or ferry, NOT taxi and NOT car).

The 70% travel reimbursement was set while project was defined and applied for. However, we believe that we will be able to refund all of you even with 100% of your travel costs if your travel expenditures are checked and confirmed with the organisers in advance and approved.

The travel reimbursement will not be done on the spot, but after the return of the participants to their homes and after they send the original tickets and boarding passes to the organisers (and also after they fill in / submit / send us the evaluation forms from of the training course).

Participation fee: NONE!

All accommodation and food costs in the hostel are covered by the organisers.

Application

 

Organizer:

Centar za jačanje civilnog društva – NGO

Phone: +38

For additional information please: Download the Application form

Contact for questions:

Pavle

E-Mail: pavle@cjcd.org

Kosovo UN1244 (*not recognized by some countries)

Saat Kulesi, CanakkaleTraining Course: CTRL+ALT+DEL CYBERBULLYING!

Dates: 6-14 January 2016

Venue: Canakkale, Turkey

Eligible are 38 participants coming from: Greece, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Turkey

Application deadline: 22nd December 2015

The overall aim of the the project is to raise awareness on bullying in general and on cyberbullying in particular, to identify the different types of bullying and the reasons behind them and to find sustainable solutions.

Description

Overall Aim of the Training Course:

The overall aims of the the project are to raise awareness on bullying in general and on cyberbullying in particular, to identify the different types of bullying and the reasons behind them and to find sustainable solutions for bullying in the rapidly globalising contemporary society.

This training course aims to raise the participants’ understanding of the results of different kinds of online behaviours, to raise the participants’ European awareness and active citizenship and to provide the participants with all the necessary knowledge and skills in order to come up with and implement sustainable solutions towards bullying in general and cyber-bullying in particular, during and after the training course, having an impact at the European level.

The activities that shall be implemented during this training course shall address the issue of bullying in general and cyber-bullying in particular, by employing non-formal and informal education methods. The activities that shall be carried out are expected to have an impact on raising awareness on this issue at the European level.

All activities have been designed by Local Heroes in collaboration with all the project partners and the trainers of this training course. The main methods that shall be used are simulations, role-play, seminars, debates, brainstorming, social media campaigns and study visits.

In addition, activities aiming to enhance the intercultural learning, to break stereotypes and prejudice and to promote and support the participants’ European awareness and active citizenship shall be carried out. This trainining course aims to enrich the knowledge and skills of the partner organisations involved through enhancing the knowledge and skills of participants of this training course who are working as active volunteers in the partner organisations.

This training course aims to raise awareness on bullying at the European level, among international youth organisations through the #NoBully:Social Media Campaign and other activities. Furthermore, through the Flashmob and Study Visits this training course aims to have a positive impact and start to bring about change at the local level.

CTRL+ALT+DEL Cyber Bullying, aims to act as an example at the local, national and European level and to encourage the development and implementation of future projects and activities on the issue of Cyberbullying. Through the online report and survey that shall be carried out during this project, we aim to influence and gain the attention of policy makers and other civil society organs, in a way that the outcomes of this project will produce a chain-effect that will enable real change to take place.

Who can participate?

Participants must be 18 years old and above. There is no upper age limit.
Participants must be able to communicate in English, as it will be the working language of the Training Course.

Youth workers, trainers, project managers directly working in the area of Human Rights.
Participants are expected to actively participate in all program activities and therefore must be able to do so.

Costs

 

This project is financed by the Erasmus+ Youth in Action Programme.

Food and accommodation will be provided and paid by the organizers.

Travel costs of the participants will be reimbursed by bank transfer after the course, based on the travel distance per participant in accordance to the new rules of the Erasmus+ Programme as follows:

Netherlands: €360
Turkey: €180
Greece: €275
Italy: €275
Romania: €275
Poland: €275

There will be a €40 participation fee.

Application

 

Organizer:

Local Heroes – NGO

Phone: +905375739846

For additional information please: Download the Application form

Contact for questions:

Berrak Yer

E-Mail: canakkaleheroes@gmail.com

Moldava RiverTraining Course: Let’s Get Visible

Dates: 26 October – 4 November 2015

Venue: Vadul lui Voda, Moldova

Eligible are 33 participants coming from: Armenia, Georgia, Latvia, Moldova, Norway, Romania, Spain, Ukraine

Application deadline: 26th September 2015

The project is dedicated to youth workers that would like to improve their digital skills and knowledge in social media tools.

Description

The project has the main goal to develop the skills of youth workers in the area of social media and digital technologies like: internt, photography and video making.

It is dedicated to youth workers working in different fields of social issues to help them promote their activities, disseminate the results in a more professional and attractive way and as a result – to engage more active young people in their work and bring attention of a wider public to the social issues of their local community and country.

Objectives:

To create a platform of sharing and discussions between youth workers about promotional tools like: social media, photography, videos, flash mobs, exhibitions, fairs etc.
To raise awareness on the social issues relevant to the work of participants among them and their target groups using the multimedia tools of photography and videography;
To stimulate the sense of entrepreneurship and responsibility for their work among participants through the creation of new methods of stimulating the active work of young people.

To help youth initiate debate on the issues relevant to their local community using media, art and space;
To developing basic digital skills using a creative approach towards the art of photo and video activity by attending dynamic workshops and practical work in photography and videography;

Costs

 

This project is financed by the Erasmus+ Youth in Action Programme.

Accommodation, living and other project / exchange related expenses: 100% funded by the Erasmus+: Youth in Action fund.

Travel Reimbursement: participants will be reimbursed according to the following maximum amounts:
Norway: 360 Euro
Latvia: 275 Euro
Romania: 180 Euro
Spain: 360 Euro
Ukraine: 180 Euro
Armenia: 275 Euro
Georgia: 275 Euro
Moldova: 0 Euro

Participation fee: NONE!

Application

 

Organizer:

Norsk Organisasjon for Internasjonalt Samarbeid – NGO

Phone: +37360005004

For additional information please: Download the Application form

Contact for questions:

Vergiliu Grosu

E-Mail: vergiliu.grosu@gmail.com

SegoviaTraining Course: Enter the net! Digital competences of organizations

Dates: 20-27 September 2015

Venue: Mollina, Spain

Eligible are 24 participants coming from: Belgium – FR, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Egypt, Lithuania, FYROM, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Serbia, Spain

Application deadline: 30th July 2015

Around 30% of the total population of the earth uses internet, the vast majority of which is young people. In order to use it consciously don’t hesitate to take part to the new Training course supported by YEU, this September in Spain!!

Description

The project targets youth workers and particularly 2 main groups of youth workers

– youth trainers (people who facilitate the learning process of young people).
– youth organizers/managers (people who are responsible for the coordination of the activities of the organization, the communication, the daily tasks, the practical arrangements, etc).

Objectives of this activity are:

• To underline the importance of using ICT and OER on a daily basis in the work of the youth organization (when attracting new members, when coordinating projects, when managing logistical and practical issues, when networking and communicating)
• To raise awareness about ICT, OER and Internet Governance
• To encourage the use of ICT and OER in the daily work of the organization
• To develop tools/methods/tips to work with ICT and OER in the daily life of the organization

Methodology

During all the activities, non-formal education methods will be used in order to ensure the active participation of the youth workers involved. The use of non-formal education will enable participants to get the chance to know each other, cooperate and share information. The working methods will stimulate participants’ personal, socio-educational and professional growth.

In this way, participants of the “Enter the net!” will acquire different competences. Below, the specific skills, knowledge and attitudes participants will gain are indicated.

Knowledge:

– Knowledge related to the shortages in using ICT and OER in youth organizations
– Understanding what ICT and OER are
– Conceptualizing what internet governance is
– Knowledge related to use ICT and OER from a human rights perspective
– Exploring ways of using ICT and OER in youth organizations
– Sharing practises in using ICT and OER in different partner countries and in Europe
– Identifying potential challenges when using ICT and OER, especially under the internet governance spectrum and relevant solutions

Skills:

– Digital skills related to using ICT and OER in the educational activities and the rest of administrative activities of the youth organizations
– Skills related to using ICT and OER taking into consideration the online human rights
– Skills related to adjusting the activities of the organization with the current context and the needs of young people
– Active listening and Communication through the interaction with other participants: ability to listen to different opinions and to express their own
– Cooperation in group, shared responsibility and working together with others for common benefit
– Democratic participation in activities with their peers

Attitudes:

– Motivation to use ICT and OER in their activities as youth workers
– Desire to contribute to the improvement of youth work by using ICT and OER
– Sense of responsibility to share with others the competences they gained
– Respect to other people despite gender, cultural or other diversity
– Appreciation of diversity and empathy for others
– cultural awareness (due to the interaction with many people from diverse cultural backgrounds)

Costs

 

This project is financed by the Erasmus+ Youth in Action Programme.

Youth for Exchange and Understanding will cover 70% of travel costs (maximum travel costs are indicated below) from the resident country. The food and lodging cost will be covered by YEU.

The participants are obliged to have receipts of all tickets they will use, boarding passes and invoices of the credit card that was used for buying the tickets for online payments.

Participation fee: 50 EUR (EU countries), 30 EUR (non-EU countries)

Number of participants divided per country and maximum travel costs per country

Country N°PX. Max. Travel Costs
Belgium 4 275 €
Cyprus 2 530 €
Serbia 4 360 €
FYROM 3 360 €
BiH 2 360 €
Lithuania 1 530 €
Netherlands 2 360 €
Egypt 2 530 €
Spain 4 180 €
Poland 1 360 €
Portugal 3 180 €

Application

 

Organizer:

YEU – YOUTH FOR EXCHANGE AND UNDERSTANDING INTERNATIONAL AISBL – NGO

For additional information please: Download the Application form

Contact for questions:

Tamara – Giulia

E-Mail: info@yeu-international.org

MalagaTraining Course: Enter the net! Digital competences of organizations

Dates: 20-27 September 2015

Venue: Mollina, Spain

Eligible are 24 participants coming from: elgium – FR, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Egypt, Lithuania, FYROM, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Serbia, Spain

Application deadline: 30th July 2015

Around 30% of the total population of the earth uses internet, the vast majority of which is young people. In order to use it consciously don’t hesitate to take part to the new Training course supported by YEU, this September in Spain!!

Description

The project targets youth workers and particularly 2 main groups of youth workers

– youth trainers (people who facilitate the learning process of young people).
– youth organizers/managers (people who are responsible for the coordination of the activities of the organization, the communication, the daily tasks, the practical arrangements, etc).

Objectives of this activity are:

• To underline the importance of using ICT and OER on a daily basis in the work of the youth organization (when attracting new members, when coordinating projects, when managing logistical and practical issues, when networking and communicating)
• To raise awareness about ICT, OER and Internet Governance
• To encourage the use of ICT and OER in the daily work of the organization
• To develop tools/methods/tips to work with ICT and OER in the daily life of the organization

Methodology

During all the activities, non-formal education methods will be used in order to ensure the active participation of the youth workers involved. The use of non-formal education will enable participants to get the chance to know each other, cooperate and share information. The working methods will stimulate participants’ personal, socio-educational and professional growth.

In this way, participants of the “Enter the net!” will acquire different competences. Below, the specific skills, knowledge and attitudes participants will gain are indicated.

Knowledge:

– Knowledge related to the shortages in using ICT and OER in youth organizations
– Understanding what ICT and OER are
– Conceptualizing what internet governance is
– Knowledge related to use ICT and OER from a human rights perspective
– Exploring ways of using ICT and OER in youth organizations
– Sharing practises in using ICT and OER in different partner countries and in Europe
– Identifying potential challenges when using ICT and OER, especially under the internet governance spectrum and relevant solutions

Skills:

– Digital skills related to using ICT and OER in the educational activities and the rest of administrative activities of the youth organizations
– Skills related to using ICT and OER taking into consideration the online human rights
– Skills related to adjusting the activities of the organization with the current context and the needs of young people
– Active listening and Communication through the interaction with other participants: ability to listen to different opinions and to express their own
– Cooperation in group, shared responsibility and working together with others for common benefit
– Democratic participation in activities with their peers

Attitudes:

– Motivation to use ICT and OER in their activities as youth workers
– Desire to contribute to the improvement of youth work by using ICT and OER
– Sense of responsibility to share with others the competences they gained
– Respect to other people despite gender, cultural or other diversity
– Appreciation of diversity and empathy for others
– cultural awareness (due to the interaction with many people from diverse cultural backgrounds)

Costs

 

This project is financed by the Erasmus+ Youth in Action Programme.

Youth for Exchange and Understanding will cover 70% of travel costs (maximum travel costs are indicated below) from the resident country. The food and lodging cost will be covered by YEU.

The participants are obliged to have receipts of all tickets they will use, boarding passes and invoices of the credit card that was used for buying the tickets for online payments.

Participation fee: 50 EUR (EU countries), 30 EUR (non-EU countries)

Number of participants divided per country and maximum travel costs per country

Country N°PX. Max. Travel Costs
Belgium 4 275 €
Cyprus 2 530 €
Serbia 4 360 €
FYROM 3 360 €
BiH 2 360 €
Lithuania 1 530 €
Netherlands 2 360 €
Egypt 2 530 €
Spain 4 180 €
Poland 1 360 €
Portugal 3 180 €

Application

 

Organizer:

YEU – YOUTH FOR EXCHANGE AND UNDERSTANDING INTERNATIONAL AISBL – NGO

For additional information please: Download the Application form

Contact for questions:

Tamara – Giulia

E-Mail: info@yeu-international.org