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MISS to young people: More Information, Safe Surfing

Training Course

1-5 September 2021 | Galbiate (Lecco), Italy

5 full days training course designed to offer new skills and tools to enhances competences and knowledge of youth workers interested in working with young people on the topic of media literacy, fake news and misinformation.

Young Generation, called also digital natives surf on the internet, spending increasing amount of their time consuming digital media and creating networks via online social networks, combining global connectivity with local roots. In online world young people find a place to share experiences, ideas and point of views, but they “wish to have access to news and information that is understandable, youth friendly and not misleading” especially due to the general sense of negativity regarding internet caused by the linked risks of privacy violation and exposure to potentially harmful contents.

During a Consultation for the Structured Dialogue and policymakers’ objectives, young people were asked to propose solutions targeted on their needs and they suggested educational programmes to develop media literacy and better education of youth professionals to address the lack of knowledge and skills amongst youth workers, teachers and others of the online world.

The project MISS TO YOUNG PEOPLE, is in line with the solutions proposed and aims to face this lack of knowledge and skills in the topic of media and digital literacy and boost youth work competences in this area on partner organization for a more innovative and higher quality youth work.

It consist in 5 full training days, from the 1st to the 5th of September 2021 (travel days excluded) and the specific objectives are:

- develop deep understanding of the issues related to youth at risk, especially NEETs and youth with fewer opportunities;

- develop deep understanding on the risks and challenges young people face online and the issue related to media usage and improve youth workers competences to deal with these issues with their target groups, including and especially young people with fewer opportunities;

- increase youth workers capacity, sense of initiative and motivation to carry out high quality activities dealing with these issues with their target groups;

- furnish concrete learning tools and methods based on non-formal learning for developing efficient projects and activities addressed to their young people on the topic;

- promote digital youth work as a tool to address the main issues young people face in current digital world.


The training is addressed to youth workers (over 18) that are involved in youth work with different roles (youth workers, youth leaders, coaches, mentors and volunteers), including people with fewer opportunities. The participation of teachers and professionals involved in youth organization work is also possible.

For more details about activities, weekly plan, application procedures and deadline, please look at the call for participants here attached.

The info-pack will be sent to the selected participants once the selection process will be completed.


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Training overview


This activity has already happened!

This Training Course is

for 20 participants

from Croatia, Estonia, France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Spain

and recommended for

Youth workers, Trainers, Youth leaders, Volunteering mentors, Youth coaches, teachers and professionals

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Jonathan Cooperativa Sociale (Youth NGO)

Jonathan is a non−profit organisation born in 2009 in Piazzola sul Brenta, Province of Padua, Italy.
Our goal is to promote the society well-being through the people’s self−empowerment and self−development with an important role of active citizenship and intercultural dialogue.

The African proverb "it takes a whole village to raise a child" perfectly represents the mission we believe in. In our vision, any individual and any group can consciously contribute to the community development and growth, in a sustainable and human rights oriented way.

Thanks to the variety and interdependency of our human and professional resources, our activities range touches different areas: education, training, social development, cultural promotion, environmental protection, human rights, inclusion, gender studies and equal opportunities.

Contact for questions:

Alice M. Trevelin

Website: http://www.jonathancoop.com


E-mail: alice.trevelin@jonathancoop.com


Phone: +39 348 9342361


Participation fee

There are no participation fees.

Accommodation and food

'Miss to young people: More Information, Safe Surfing' is a project financed by the Erasmus+ Programme, thus all the activities, accommodation and food are 100% covered by the EU grant.

Travel reimbursement

The travel costs will be reimbursed to the participants after the training and burocracy procedure execution, to the maximum amount limit detailed as follows:

- Italy 20€

- Spain, Estonia, Poland, Romania, France, Portugal and Germany: up to 275€

- Slovenia and Croatia: up to 180€

It is established on the base of E+ program rules and using the European Distance Calculator.

This training activity is funded by:

The Erasmus+ Youth in Action Programme

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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