Noored Ühiskonna Heaks (NYH) is promoting a call for participants for a Training Course called “Social Media to Activate Youth and Communities 2.0” which will take place from 26thOctober until 03rd November 2017 in Nicolosi – Sicily, Italy.
“Social Media to Activate Youth and Communities v. 2.0” is a training course based on the transfer of skills, according to non-formal education techniques, in the field of the functioning of social media, since today they have become indispensable for young people and youth organizations of civic society. And not only because they are instruments of free promotion of their own activities and projects, but also because they are today the most powerful tools that activate societies behind and for a cause.
The Training will present participants the basics of communication, public speaking, influence, persuasion and rhetoric, and how they can be applied to social media and how messages and values are transmitted to the general audience.
Mass sociology and psychology will be considered, as well as analyzing the latest massive mass movements that have made extensive use of social media and are therefore essential to success.
• Develop basics and skills in communication, public communication, persuasion and rhetoric, and how these apply to social media;
• understand how messages and values are transmitted to the general audience;
• develop the skills and capacities of youth workers to support the active participation of young people in local communities through the use of social media tools and methodologies;
• examine the possibilities of using social media to encourage youth activism;
• reflect on non-formal education, its methods and its applicability within social networks;
• develop creative and attractive ways to use social media to encourage youth activism, with particular attention to civic engagement;
• Identify opportunities for local community involvement in concrete actions;
• design and develop action plans for the use of social media in local reference contexts.
This event will bring together 22 participants from Austria, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Greece, Italy, Macedonia, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and Spain. The event will be held in English. There are 2 vacancies available and participants should have minimum 18 years old and involved on the youth field.
The Erasmus + Programme will cover 100% of the accommodation, food and activities and will reimburse 100% of the travel costs for the participants – up to 325 euros. There will be a participation fee of 40 Eur. per participant.
All the interested people should fill the application form below. The application form must be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
Application deadline: 16th September 2017
Application form here: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/2ih0dub4f6e7ly7/6MkR-cKjsT
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