nyh koolitus training course fake news spainNoored Ühiskonna Heaks (NYH) is promoting a call for participants for a Training Course called “Fight fake news in social media” which will take place from 7th until 13th January 2024 in Bilbao, Spain.

The globalization process had increased the publication of different content and from a broad public. Many fake materials appeared in the public sphere of mass information and communication, that had as main aim to disinform or manipulate the public opinion. In this age of information and misinformation, fake news spreads like wildfire and undermine the integrity of news and information. While real news is frightening, fake news keeps being a problem to worry, especially considering how easy it is for youth to be targeted and how such malicious attacks can mold their vulnerable and innocent minds. Due to this problematic the current training course has the following main objectives:

  • To develop youth workers knowledge and competences in detecting fake news in social media.
  • To exchange tools, models and practices on identifying fake news.
  • To explore methodologies and approaches of developing young people resilience to fake news.
  • To raze awareness on the negative impact of the fake news on young people in partner countries.

Participant`s profile:

The training course is designed for youth workers, youth leaders, educators, trainers and/or teachers. The participants should be involved in the youth work or the education field and must have interest to gain skills/knowledge in visual facilitation as well as the attitude to transfer the learning in the organization and incorporate it in their work.

Participants need to be over 18 years of age and have at least an intermediate level of English. Participants are expected to participate fully in the program and commit to the dissemination activities.

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 360 EUR. There are 3 vacancies available. There will be a participation fee of 40 EUR per participant.

All interested people should fill out the application form below.

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