Digitalise it! Study Visit in Spain

From 14th to 17th of May 2019, the second study visit of our KA2 Strategic Partnership project “Digitalise it!” was organised in Oviedo, Spain, by Asociación Youropia and Affabulazione.

The aim of this study visit to allow both organisations to share about their best practices in the field of storytelling, digital tools and other innovative and creative approaches while working with young people with fewer opportunities.

The event gathered 14 youth workers and young people in the region Asturias for 4 days of meetings, visits and workshops, among them:

  • Reconnecting with each other
  • Best practices examples from Youropia in analog storytelling
  • Update on local implementation by Youropia and Affabulazione
  • Visit of El Patio in Aviles
  • Best practices examples in digital campaigns with Kaleide – youth organisation campaigning against stereotypes of the LGTB+ community
  • Workshop on the use of social media to encourage youth participation
  • Best practice examples in digital campaigns with Hierba Buena – Non-profit organisation promoting the rights of people experiencing mental suffering
  • Workshop on Podcasting with Hierba Buena
  • Workshop on digital campaigns against stereotypes with Affabulazione
  • Follow-up strategy

Earlier this year, the first study visit of the project occurred in The Netherlands, have a look at what was done back then HERE!

The next steps of the project include:
– local implementation of digital storytelling tools
– a third study visit for Active Bulgarian Society and United Societies of Balkans to present their work – August 2019
– evaluation meeting – October 2019

The project is supported by the Erasmus+ programme of the European Union and the Région Grand Est (France).

Digitalise it! – Study Visit in the Netherlands

From 26th to 29th of March 2019, the first study visit of our KA2 Strategic Partnership project “Digitalise it!” was organised in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, by The Exchangeables and Youth Express Network.

Last year, 2 training courses were organised in Ostia, Italy, and in Strasbourg, France, for youth workers and young people to experiment digital storytelling. See the video results here!

Since then, each partner organisation has started to implement the tools at local level with groups of young people with fewer opportunities. This study visit is the first of a series of 3, that will all occur in 2019.

The aim of the study visit was to allow The Exchangeables and Youth Express Network to share about their best practices in the field of storytelling, digital tools and other innovative and creative approaches while working with young people with fewer opportunities.

The event gathered 14 youth workers and young people in the Netherlands for 4 days of intense programme, which included:

  • Reconnecting with each other
  • Workshop at Digital Playground
  • Best practices examples from R-Newt in Dordrecht
  • -Movie event in Dordrecht
  • Sharing local experiences in the project
  • Digital campaign examples in youth work
  • Media Literacy workshop with Leo Zbanke
  • Follow-up strategy

The next steps in the project are to continue implementing the project at local level and 2 other study visits to focus on the other partners of the project:

This project is financially supported by the Erasmus+ programme of the European Union and the Région Grand Est (France).