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Share Your Story - Backpack journalism for youth work and social change

Training Course

11-18 January 2015 | Sermugnano, Italy

Are you passionate about telling stories and bringing in your point of view? Do you feel Internet plays an important role in society? Are you confident with basic IT & social media skills, with a passion to know more? This course could really be for you!

"Share Your Story" is a training course for youth workers, social workers and people involved and with an interest in education, to explore Backpack Journalism (BPJ) competences and life in rural areas, in connection with nature.

We will: work on media sources, create content on different platforms (blog, video, photo…) and free softwares, discuss media & their impact on our society and life, exchange skills and knowledge in a non-hierarchical group of learners, share everyday tasks and practical sustainable actions, explore community life - while practicing the competences related to all this!

The main objectives of the course are:

- to introduce the methodology of Backpack Journalism (BPJ) and see examples of previous projects and good practice;

- to explore and identify how BPJ can be used as a tool for youth work, education, employability;

- to promote active citizenship, participation of young people and responsibility to make change in the society and community;

- to discuss and re-think concepts such as work, employment, business, economy, ecology and sustainability;

- to create an experience of community through sharing living and working spaces and
participating in daily tasks, to contribute directly to environmental, community and social well-being;

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Training overview

http://trainings.salto-youth.net/4610

This activity has already happened!

This Training Course is

for 28 participants

from Czech Republic, Georgia, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Slovenia, Ukraine

and recommended for

Youth workers, Trainers, Youth leaders

Working language(s):

English

Organizer:

Cooperativa Sociale Muovimente (NGO/Others)

The social cooperative Muovimente was founded in 2007 by a small group of partners with different backgrounds, education and professional experience. Since the beginning it has focused its activities on cultural and linguistic education in a non formal frame, international volunteering and intercultural education.

Contact for questions:

Mafalda Morganti

E-Mail:

Phone: xxx

Costs

The project has been financed by the Erasmus+ programme.


The costs related to accommodation and food will be completely covered by the hosting organisation and the travel costs will be covered according to the Erasmus+ standards (for more detailed informations on this point, please check the infopack attached).


A partecipation fee of 50€ per participant is expected.

This training activity is funded by:

The Erasmus+ Youth in Action Programme
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