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Youth on the Net: Find your balance – seminar on problematic use of new media

Seminar / Conference

8-9 May 2014 | Luxembourg, Luxembourg

The follow up conference of the first and successful conference “Youth on the Net” on information safety, security and quality (February 2011) will be focusing on the intensive or even pathological use of new media.

The follow up conference of the first and successful conference “Youth on the Net” on information safety, security and quality (February 2011) will be focusing on the intensive or even pathological use of new media.

Internet and information technology has conquered our daily life, especially the life of young people. On one hand it is facilitating and enriching our lives, on the other hand it is confronting the users with problems on diverse levels, like loss of privacy, cyberbullying, fraud and addiction. It’s indispensable to raise awareness on a balanced use of new media and support youngsters to use the online world in a healthful and controlled way in order to benefit the most from the new technologies.

Main objectives
The conference will serve as platform for knowledge exchange of youth organizations, consulting services and awareness raising organizations in the scope of a balanced use of computers and online devices.

Experts from research and from gaming industry will provide insight views on the topic.

The participants will share tools and good practices and explore further collaboration possibilities to foster the co-operation in the youth sector and benefit from the diverse competencies and experiences (consulting services, methods, didactics, coordination, etc.).

Target group:
Youth leaders and youth workers, pedagogues
Consulting services experts, psychologists, child psychiatrists
Representatives of National Safer Internet Centers of the European Safer Internet Programme (Insafe network)
Participants have to be older than 18.

Other NGOs & structures co-organising the conference:
Anonym Glécksspiller a.s.b.l.
Centre de Prévention des Toxicomanies (CEPT)
Service Thérapeutique – Solidarité Jeunes (STSJ)

The draft-agenda is available as download.


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Training overview

http://trainings.salto-youth.net/3955

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This Seminar / Conference is

for 60 participants

from Eastern Partnership countries , Erasmus+: Youth in Action Programme countries , Western Balkan countries

and recommended for

Youth workers, Trainers, Youth leaders, Youth Policy Makers, Pedagogues

Working language(s):

EN

Organizer:

SNJ, NA for ERASMUS+:Youth in Action for Luxembourg (National Agency)

NA for ERASMUS+:Youth in Action for Luxembourg

Co-organizer(s):

  • BEE SECURE Luxembourg (NGO/Others)

Contact for questions:

Myriam PUTZEYS

E-Mail:

Phone: 0035224786477

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.

Costs

Accommodation cost are covered by the hosting NA for ERASMUS+:Youth in Action, Luxembourg.
Travel & visa fees of participants from ERASMUS+:YiA programme countries are covered by the respective sending NAs.
Travel & visa fees of participants from ERASMUS+:YiA neighbouring partner countries can be covered by Luxembourg's NA for ERASMUS+:Youth in Action

This training activity is funded by:

The Erasmus+ Youth in Action Programme
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