This is a reference for Antonios Triantafyllakis


The training activity took place
in Elsinore, Denmark
organised by Crossing Borders
November 3rd – 11th, 2015

Aims & objectives

(1) sharing realities and best practices in youth work;
(2) exploring and understanding active citizenship and participation of young people;
(3) building up technical competences for web 2.0;
(4) building up strategic & editorial competences for web 2.0;
(5) discussing web 2.0 vs youth work & civil society;
(6) follow-up plans and future actions.

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

34 participants (youth workers) from 10 different countries (EU and EECA). Team = 2 facilitators (AT, EL) and 3 support staff (DK).

Training methods used & main activities

The whole toolbox of non-formal education, here with an emphasis on lab-phase and case studies and live use of web 2.0 tools in small practice groups. An innovative, self-directed learning methodology was used in the lab phase of the training course.

Outcomes of the activity

(a) technical competencies for web 2.0;
(b) strategic & editorial competencies for web 2.0;
(c) understanding and awareness of the relation between web 2.0, youth work and civil society.

Your tasks and responsibilities within the team

I was a full time trainer in this project, responsible for the development and implementation of a series of courses aiming at building a fully working website from zero to "hero" in 7 days, in a collaborative manner, based on self-directed learning, that also developed the project management skills of the participants.

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

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