This is a reference for Gabriel Brezoiu

Youth Initiatives for Social Engagement

The training activity took place
in Peraia, Greece
organised by Youthfully Yours Gr
June 24-30 2014
Reference person

Apostolos Vagenas

(Project Manager)
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Aims & objectives

The aims of the Training Course "Youth Initiatives for Social Engagement", was to Enable, Engage and Empower the participants to be active in the society, to use online tools to promote their activities, to be able to write a project and use the right channel for communication. The Training also gave to the participants an opportunity to build networks for future projects. Non-formal learning methods, contribute to the efficiency and commitment of each participant.

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

Target group: project managers, youth leaders, youth workers and young people interested about social engagement and social media
Participating Countries: Greece, Romania, Poland, Bulgaria, Turkey, Italy, Slovakia, Slovenia, Latvia, Cyprus, Croatia, Lithuania, Malta

Training methods used & main activities

Methodology: nonformal education

General methods - applicable in the training activity:
• Pair share and pair work
• Small and large group discussion
• Small group work
• Individual work
• Role plays
• Inner/Outer Circle
• Case studies/ scenarios
• Games
• Brainstorming
• Presentation
• Panel discussion
• Reflection activities - individual, guided, journal writing

Outcomes of the activity

Main outcomes:
- the participants are more aware about the professional communication techniques and their roles in the community as active citizens;
- the participants are able to plan a marketing communication campaign for their projects;

Project documentation (photos):

Your tasks and responsibilities within the team

As a full time trainer in this project I had the role to design, deliver and evaluate the training session. I was mainly responsible for sessions related to social media, communication and digital tools.

I worked on this training for 6 days as a full time trainer.

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