Digitalise-it: local workshops using Digital Storytelling

Workshops using Digital Storytelling

Our KA2 Strategic Partnership project “Digitalise it!” has now come to an end! Before we officially close it, here’s a look-back on the last impacts it had on Youth Express Network: the implementation of local workshops using Digital Storytelling.

Local workshops using Digital Storytelling

workshops using Digital StorytellingOne-shot movie – In May 2018, Emmeline (Y-E-N Network Coordinator) organized an improvised workshop on digital storytelling within the Training of Trainers « The Art of Togetherness ». The workshop invited a few trainers to learn about the structure of a story and the filming techniques. The results of the workshop are 3 one-shot movies realized in duos.

workshops using Digital StorytellingPhoto storytelling – In April 2019, Y-E-N Office team led a series of 3 workshops with young migrants and refugees from the organization « Ateliers Vagabonds ». The participants could learn the techniques for photo making such as the rules of composition and storytelling through photo. By the end of the 3 workshops, they created 2 photo stories.

workshops using Digital StorytellingPocket Films – In May 2019, Margaux (Y-E-N Communication Officer) and expert trainer Leo Zbanke, led a workshop on the creation of pocket films (short films made with smart phones) in the frame of the event « 24H Europe » organized by Arte, Strasbourg Eurométropole and Europe Creative.

workshops using Digital StorytellingStorytelling on mobility – In June 2019, Y-E-N and Parcours le Monde – Grand Est partnered to organize a 1-day long workshop for young people who participated in mobilities with the 2 organizations. Emmeline from Y-E-N and Cécile from PLM-GE, invited the participants to reflect on their personal story by several means: oral and visual. By the end of the day, they all wrote their mobility story.

workshops using Digital StorytellingMedia literacy and creation of memes – In November 2019, Y-E-N Office team led a series of 3 workshops on the creation of memes and reflection on media literacy with school pupils. These workshops were organized in the frame of the « World Forum for Democracy » Off program of the Municipality of Strasbourg.

Closing of Digitalise it

digitalise it evaluation meetingBetween the 4th and 6th of November 2019, the partners of our KA2 Strategic Partnership project “Digitalise it!” gathered in Strasbourg, France, to close the project with a final evaluation meeting.

During 3 days, the partners of “Digitalise it!” evaluated the 2-year long partnership on Digital storytelling: 2 Training Courses, 2 Study Visits, 3 transnational meetings, many local workshops implemented by each of the partners.

Our partner’s local workshops and dissemination

You can read here the article our partner wrote regarding their participation to “Digitalise it!” and find more on the impact it had on each organisation:

Toolkit on Digital Storytelling

The last result of this fruitful project is the Toolkit “Digital Storytelling in Practice”, a manual gathering methods and activities on digital Storytelling for its use in youth work.

This project was supported by the Erasmus+ programme of the European Union
and the Region Grand Est