Name of the project: “Digitalize with Youth’’ Youth Exchange
Date: 17th – 24th April 2023
City/Country: Dortmund, Germany.
What was the main topic of the event?
Anngret Suurkask – Digitalization.
Sandra Suurkask – Digital tools, AI, social media effects on the young.
Gaius Sults – Digitalisation of modern world.
Kristiina Priivits – Digitalisation, understanding the AI development, its risks and social networks/platforms.
What were the biggest learning moments of the event for you?
Anngret Suurkask – Knowledge of AI and different programs,that help you prepare for presentations.
Sandra Suurkask – AI generated art and possibilities to use AI in posters, advertising, raising awareness. Different digital tools as apps and web pages. And how to efficiently collect data.
Gaius Sults – For me definitely getting to know different views on digitalisation pros/cons. Also talking with people who work with the topic on a daily basis.
Kristiina Priivits – Realisation of the AI risks- how easily we can lose control over the device and how easily we accept terms&conditions without having a deeper look into that.
Do you have any plans to continue being active in the field? If yes, in which way?
Anngret Suurkask – I’d like to continue in this field,because I’m fascinated by the knowledge I get.
Sandra Suurkask – Absolutely! I am also studying web development and I feel that I gained a lot of knowledge in which applications to use for creating websites and help with coding.
Gaius Sults – Yes definitely, I’m going to fully proceed studies in marketing.
Kristiina Priivits – Yes. I want to be aware the upcoming risks that can steal my virtual identity. Definitely will apply for the Erasmus projects that include this topic and will find a course myself.
Would you recommend this experience to your friends? If yes, why? If no, why not?
Anngret Suurkask – I would definitely recommend it to my friends.Not only you can find new friends,but learn more about different topics,and new culture.
Sandra Suurkask – Yes, I definitely will! I loved to meet new people from different backgrounds and cultures, learn from them, share with them. It’s a safe and fun way to travel. I learned a lot of the subject I’m interested in and made many connections for the future.
Gaius Sults – Yes definitely and already have given the word out about this experience, have invited friends to take part of projects because it helps one expand its views on life.
Kristiina Priivits – Will definitely do. After listening, discussing and even having an interesting debate on topics that are surrounding us daily, it is a good and sufficient way to keep up with the world and its updates..
Other comments or anything else you would like to share? You can answer in your mother tongue if you want!
Anngret Suurkask – I’m happy that I participated in this project and will absolutely continue participating in the future.
Sandra Suurkask – I`m very grateful for the opportunity, everything was perfect
Gaius Sults – I left from the project with only one sentence in my head: “It was lovely”.