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.
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
7•inform participants about opportunities and to develop new projects/partnerships under the Erasmus+ Programme
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