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Do IT in Youth Work

Training Course

19-22 March 2024 | Zagreb, Croatia

The main aim of this training course is to educate youth workers in methods and tools necessary for development of digital competencies of young people.

This training course on digital youth work composed of both online and offline elements aims at empowering youth workers and helping them develop digital competencies of young people they work with.

New generation of youth, born into the 21st century, grew up with technology all around them. Digital youth work today more important than ever - we can use digital media and new technology to enhance youth work. Digital youth work, as stated in different documents, is used to describe work that can happen in face-to-face situations, social and group settings as well as in online environments - or in a mixture of these. It is relevant to all youth work pedagogies and can enhance all types of practice.

During this training course, participants will have the opportunity to learn more about the digital youth work, digital safety, STEM education and how to use different tools, such as LEGO and 3D printing in their work. It is intended for youth workers who are at the beginning of their professional path and want to gain new knowledge in the field of digital youth work.

Training course will be implemented online and offline. Participants will be asked to participate in e-learning course before the live training itself.

General Aim:

• To educate youth workers in methods and tools necessary for development of digital competencies of young people.


• To empower youth workers and other youth work professionals for setting up a strategy for digital youth work

• To present methods, tools and activities which can be used in digital youth work

• To analyze how non-formal learning can be complemented with digital tools and STEM education

• To explore benefits and disadvantages of online learning
• To get familiarized with tools such as Snapchat, TikTok, Miro, and other tools used in youth work

• To experience and learn how to use various spaces (open-air, analog/digital) to create a supporting learning environment (e.g. how to use building blocks such as LEGO to talk about STEM, how to use 3D printing in youth work)

• To support networking and connection of participants in future collaboration in digital youth work


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Training overview


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This Training Course is

for 25 participants

from Erasmus+ Youth Programme countries , Partner Countries Neighbouring the EU

and recommended for

Youth workers, Trainers, Youth leaders, Youth project managers

Working language(s):



Agency for Mobility and EU Programmes ( NA Croatia) (National Agency)

Contact for questions:

Manda Pocrnić


Phone: 0038515557853

Before applying please contact the NA of your residence country to check if it is involved in this concrete project and committed to cover travel costs. NB! Learn about possible participation fee and other relevant rules.


Participation fee

This project is financed by the participating National Agencies (NAs) of the Erasmus+ Youth in Action Programme. The participation fee varies from country to country. Please contact your National Agency or SALTO Resource Centre (SALTO) to learn more about the participation fee for participants from your country.

Accommodation and food

Unless specified otherwise, the hosting NA or SALTO of this offer will organise the accommodation and covers the costs for accommodation and food.

Travel reimbursement

Please contact your NA or SALTO in order to know whether they would support your travel costs. If yes, after being selected, get in touch with your NA or SALTO again to learn more about the overall procedure to arrange the booking of your travel tickets and the reimbursement of your travel expenses.

Participants are entitled to receive a Youthpass certificate from the organiser, for recognition of their competence development during the activity. Read more about Youthpass:

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