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Get Connected

The training activity took place
in Nicosia, Cyprus
organised by SALTO praticipation
15/11/2013 - 21/11/2013

Aims & objectives

Aim:
To support youth workers to enable young people to develop the necessary skills and an ethical attitude when using
online-media tools especially in their “Youth in Action” projects.

Objectives:
• Present case studies where e-participation has been used in “Youth in Action” projects;
• Evaluate the opportunities and barriers for youth e-participation;
• Reflect on needed skills and attitudes to be developed in youth e-participation;
• Identify technical and pedagogical resources to implement youth e-participation;
• Support multiplying effects of the training module through a peer2peer process.

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

The target group of the training were youth workers / leader who would like to learn more about E-participation and online tools. This participants came from Austria, Croatia, Cyprus, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Romania and Spain.

Training methods used & main activities

This training used a mixture of non-formal methods learning methods. The methods varied from Sketches to help the participants to understand better the concept of internet to hand on practicals on how to use online tools creatively for dissemination.

Outcomes of the activity

The outcomes of Get Connected were:

- Participants understood better the different level of e-participation and how they can use them in their local organization.
- Evaluation the opportunities and challenges for youth E-participation
- Reflected on needed skills and attitudes to be developed in youth e-participation;
- Identified technical and pedagogical resources to implement youth e-participation;
- Increased their network, thus increasing the possibility of realizing good projects around the theme of E-Pax.
- Learned more about Erasmus+

Your tasks and responsibilities within the team

Together with a team composed of SALTO participation, Italian and Cypriot NA and another trainers, I was responsible to give input on the design of the programme and the actual training implementation for get connected.

I worked on this training for 5 days as a full time trainer.

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