This is a reference for Angelos Parmatzias

Hi-Tech Democrats

The training activity took place
in Larnaca
organised by Citizens in Power
14/09/2016 until 20/09/2016

Aims & objectives

The internet provides the ability to participate in society online and promotes social inclusion, a special emphasis will be given to the new media society and particularly the Web, as a means of revitalizing civic life and democracy. Believing that just as the education has promoted democracy and economic growth, the Internet has the potential to benefit society as a whole, one of the main ramifications of the project will be based upon the active citizenship in the digital era. The working method of the training were based on non-formal education while the objectives were specially designed in such a way, in order to approach the subject with accuracy and susceptibility.

The targets:

• To identify those digital mediums that motivates young people to actively participate Online.

• To equip youth workers with necessary skills and competencies in order to address the democratic disconnect of young people using innovative techniques.

• To develop communication techniques interwoven with the social media society that inspires young people to be active citizens.
• To strengthen the partners cooperation through the Erasmus+ programme, in particular in the field of democratic participation of youth.

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

The “HI.TE.D” training was hosted in Larnaca, Cyprus by Citizens In Power from 14/09/2016 until 20/09/2016 in cooperation with partner organizations from Croatia, Italy, Romania, Estonia, Poland, Spain, Germany, Latvia and Slovenia.

Project duration: 01/07/2016-01/01/2017

Training methods used & main activities

NFE, brainstorming, mobile applications, web platforms

Outcomes of the activity

Your tasks and responsibilities within the team

trainer and project manager

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

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