Name of the project: YOUTH MEDIA ACTIVISM Training Course
Date: 24th February until 03rd March 2020
City/Country: Drobollach, Austria
What was the main topic of the project?
Grete Karita Tomast: The main topic was how to influence and persuade people through social media. Also how to transmit messages and values to the audience.
Valeriya Shamanova: Social media
What was the biggest learning moment for you?
Grete Karita Tomast: Biggest learning moments were probably how to reach to people and persuade them through social media and how to recognize fake news. Also I improved my team work and communication skills a lot.
Valeriya Shamanova: to understand how to structure public speech and present it; how to work in teamwork; how to persuade others and to choose the important information about different topics.
Do you have any plans to continue being active in the field? If yes, in which way?
Grete Karita Tomast: Yes of course, I’m planing to study media in a university and I think this experience is really beneficial. Also I can use this knowledge for my school’s newspaper.
Valeriya Shamanova: I am going to use new tools to promote my organisation back home.
Would you recommend this experience to your friends? If yes, why? If no, why not?
Grete Karita Tomast: Yes, I would definitely recommend. It is an amazing opportunity to find friends from all over the Europe and it is really educative. And it was really practical program, so it was very easy to learn because best way how to learn is through practical experience.
Valeriya Shamanova: I definitely would and I have already recommended it to my friends and one of them is participating at the moment in TC.
Other comments or anything else you would like to share? You can answer in your mother tongue, if you want!
Valeriya Shamanova: I would like to thank trainers and facilitators for very well-organised training and for creation special atmosphere for every participant 😉
Our Instagram about the training: https://www.instagram.com/stories/highlights/17893061026458798/
This Project was financed by European Commission’s Erasmus + Programme