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New Media Ambassadors

Training Course

3-11 November 2013 | Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

The topic of "New Media Ambassadors" training course is using new media tools to promote European principles and values. It aims to build capacity of European youth workers in the field of new media communication.
Objectives: 1. Empowering youth workers to use multimedia tools to fight discrimination and to promote European values such as tolerance, democracy, respect to human rights, equality; 2. Providing new media skills to youth workers in order to use social media tools to improve communication and fundraising activities of their organisations; 3. Stimulating youth workers to cooperate at European level, to share good practices to network in order to raise their organisations advocacy capacity towards other stakeholders; Activities: NMA is a complex training course where theoretical, networking and sharing experiences will be mixed together with practical sessions where the participants will have the opportunity to work on their own projects. Methods: The training course will be based on several methods of non-formal education. The following methods will be use throughout the training course: energizers (simple and funny games which will be used to open some sessions when the energy of the participants seem to be low), name games (in order to facilitate the learning of the other participants names), ice-breakers (games and other activities used to facilitate the non-formal introduction of the participants), brainstorming, debates, teamwork in intercultural subgroups. Timeline* - until 30th of August 2013: applications are opened | support during applications (this is the deadline for Turkish applicants); - 31st of August 2013: selection of Turkish participants and starting the visa procedures (sending the invitation letter etc.); - until 10th of September 2013: applications are opened | support during applications; - until 15th of September 2013: communication of selection results and confirmation; - until 30th of September 2013: travel arrangements; - until 2nd of November 2013: documentation and preparation of participants; - 3rd - 11th November 2013: training course takes place; - after 11th November 2013: evaluation, follow-up, reimbursement; *please note that these dates may suffer slight changes if we don't receive the grant agreement on time

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Training overview


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This Training Course is

for 28 participants

from Belgium - DE, Belgium - FL, Belgium - FR, Bulgaria, Croatia, Estonia, France, Greece, Italy, Poland, Romania, Slovenia, Turkey, United Kingdom

and recommended for

Youth workers, Trainers, Youth leaders, Youth project managers, Youth policy makers, Volunteering mentors

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GEYC - Group of the European Youth for Change (Youth NGO)

GEYC - Group of the European Youth for Change is a Romanian organization whose mission is to empower young people to change their community. We are young people working with young people through both peer-to-peer education and mass communication supported by leaders.

Our Facebook page aims to be an informative portal for young people providing valuable content in the following fields: news, education, entrepreneurship, responsibility, human rights, Romanian culture and civilization, Culture and intercultural dialogue and entertainment.

GEYC launched and coordinates GEYC Resources center (http://geyc.ro/resources), an online center of resources offering a wide variety of online free tools aimed to help both individuals and organizations in their work.

More information: www.geyc.ro


  • Opportunity International (Youth NGO)

Contact for questions:

Gabriel Brezoiu


Phone: +40728235249


- participants need to cover their travel and after they provide all needed documents, they will be reimbursed 70% - more information will be provided to selected participants; - covered 100% of accommodation, meals, training, materials and other activities; - covered 100% of visa costs (for Turkey) - more information will be provided to selected participants; - participants are responsible of their own health insurance. The project will not cover these costs, but we strongly advise you to have such an insurance in any case (you can have European Health Card which is free of costs); - Local partners might charge a participation fee to cover preparation and administrative costs;

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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