DIGITAL YOUTH WORK
DIGITAL YOUTH WORK is an online course which aims to improve the competences of youth workers, educators, teachers, activists, and anyone interested, on how to run educational activities with young people ONLINE. The course is a part of the European project called DIGE: Digit@lly Together for Gender Equality.
The project aims to enable young people aged 18-25 to develop their digital and communication skills to become advocates and creators of an equal and inclusive society.
The project pretends to achieve the following objectives:
To provide quality and sustainable digital experiential learning opportunities for young people from predominantly vulnerable backgrounds;
To Foster intercultural dialogue among 21st century youth and diversity awareness through accessible online and user-friendly digital tools and platforms;
To foster the development of digital competences among young people to boost their future civic engagement and employability options;
Project: 101084010 – DiGE – ERASMUS-EDU-2021-VIRT-EXCH is co-financed by Erasmus+ Program of the European Union.
Participating countries: Malawi, Uganda, Kenya, Ghana, Cypress, Bulgaria and Spain.
What will you learn during the course?
- Learn on how to transform and adapt face-to-face educational activities to digital educational programs
- Discover online tools, platforms, applications that can be used for educational purposes online and learn in a practical way how to use them
- Learn about how to motivate and involve young people in taking part in online educational activities
- Share, discuss and learn about crisis management and internet safety
- Learn about how to prepare and support young people before, during and after the online educational activities
- Get to know the participants from 7 countries and create the DIGE learning
Module 1 aims to get to know better this big diverse learning community, while exploring and getting hands on different online tools and platforms. That’s right, we are going to be learning by doing, practicing while exploring. Moreover, we’re going to the deepen the concept of Digital Youth Work (what? Why? and how it can be adapted to my reality)
- Exploring a new tool: Canva
- What is Digital Youth work
- Digital literacy
- Practical exercise in working groups
- Extracting learning and evaluation of the week
The main learning aim of this week is HOW TO work with young people online: advice, security, motivation, compromise, competences, support (what, when, how), etc. All the concepts are being reflected on while trying out new online tools:
- How can digital work benefit young people and what is my role in this?
- How to make Digital Youth work more engaging?
- How to create safe space in Digital Youth work?
- Extra: video tutorial + practical activity about NON formal educational principles
- Evaluation and extraction of learning of week 2
The main learning aim of this week is about how to transform face-to-face activities into digital activities: digital content creation, practical online facilitation
- Checking the TOOL BOX
- Presentation of some best practices
- Evaluation and extracting the learning form the week
The main learning aim of this week is presenting the personal plans of digital activities of participants, getting feedback, and expanding the toolbox of online resources and tools. Moreover, action plan to get hands on online education. (personal plans, involvement, etc)
Trainer and youth worker
Cazalla Intercultural – Spain
Project coordinator and youth worker
Cazalla Intercultural – Spain
Coming from the faculty of Arts of Ljubljana where she studied Spanish and French
philology, from the moment she entered the classroom for the first time she became a strong defender of the principles of non-formal education.
Tea Stanic has been active in the area of education for Gender Equality and Human
Rights for the past 11 years. Currently working as manager of European projects at the Association Cazalla Intercultural in Spain. She started exploring the topic of Gender and Gender Based Violence (GBV) in 2008 when involved in the Daphne III Program, coordinating the project Heartbeat in Lorca and conducting workshops for Young people on GBV in intimate relationships. After that she leaded numerous trainings for facilitators, teachers and trainers on GBV and micro aggressions, leaded conferences and seminars on the topic on the national and
From 2014 specially focused on invisible racism and micro aggressions, exploring the topic of power relations and developing methodology to be used in formal and non-formal educational settings.
A part from that, since 2012 she is actively involved in the training pool of the Spanish
National Agency of Erasmus+ Program, leading trainings of the EVS training cycle and TCAs. Moreover, passionate multiplier of the learning to learn competence, global education and graphic facilitation.
My name is Aida, I am from Romania but now I am living and working in Spain, after doing my volunteering project with Cazalla Intercultural.
I have been working with young people for almost 7 years now, both locally and internationally and at the moment I am coordinating international projects and also facilitating activities and trainings.
Cannot wait to meet everyone of you and start this journey together!