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Digital Storytelling for Youth Work

The training activity took place
in Benevento, Italy
organised by New International Company of Live Arts
28 May-05 June 2022

Aims & objectives

The training course that aims to improve the quality of youth work by equipping youth workers with competencies on using digital storytelling in daily work for reaching out marginalised young people, promoting diversity, intercultural and inter-religious dialogue, etc.

To improve youth workers knowledge on digital storytelling and ways to apply it in their work.
To improve youth workers skills on developing digital stories for change and dissemination results of their work.
To improve youth workers ICT competencies and encourage them to use digital technologies in daily work.
To develop follow-up projects, by putting in practice acquired competencies during the project.

Target group & international/intercultural composition of the group & team

23 youth/social workers, youth leaders, and educators from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Italy, Lithuania, Spain, Turkey, Ukraine and the United Kingdom

Training methods used & main activities

The project is structured in learning by doing and self experiential way. Working methods will be based on the principles of non-formal education: icebreaking, teambuilding, small group discussions, plenary, games, individual or group tasks, theatre, input from the trainers, group presentations, and expression through creativity and culture, etc.

During the Training Course, the participants will learn the basics of digital storytelling, explore various local stories and issues, create several digital stories about local organisations for change and disseminate them online, as well as prepare follow-up projects for their local communities.

Outcomes of the activity

Participants created several digital stories highlighting the issues of the local organisations and people in the community.

Your tasks and responsibilities within the team

Full-time trainer, working in active collaboration in every stage of the project, design, preparation of the activity programme taking in consideration the participants individual and learning needs, implementation of the acitivities, evaluation of the activity in collaboration with the co-trainer

I worked on this training for 7 days days as a full time trainer.

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