Wednesday, August 3, 2016


Noored Ühiskonna Heaks (NYH) is promoting a call for participants for a LTTC Training Course called Social Media to Activate Youth and Communities” which will take place from 05th until 12th October 2016 in Nicolosi - Sicily, Italy.

Social Media to Activate Youth and Communities is a training course based in part on non-formal and in part on the principles of hands-on learning and transfer of skills, however according to non-formal technics. Nowadays, it is vital for young people and civil society youth organizations to grasp the work of social media, not only because they are tools of free promotion of one’s activities and projects, but also because they are now the most powerful tools that activate communities behind a cause.

The course will present to the participants the basics of communication, public speaking, influence, persuasion and rhetoric and how this applies to social media and how messages and values are transmitted to the public and audience. The TC will consider the sociology and psychology of mass communication, as well as analyze the most recent existing movements that have made extensive use of social media, which have proved to be essential for their success.

The most important part of the TC includes strong elements of practice and hands-on transfer of knowledge, in which everything that has been learned during the sessions can be put into practice through the development of a media strategy and its implementation under the support and the coaching of the international trainers. In fact, the training course is aimed at youth workers, young activists, members of youth organizations who may face difficulties in promoting their work and values ​​among the general public and audience and to who wants to gain more knowledge of the issues considered.

This event will bring together 32 participants from Albania, Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Estonia, Greece, Latvia, Lithuania, Italy, Macedonia, Montenegro, Poland, Serbia, Spain and Turkey. The event will be held in English. There are 3 vacancies available and participants should have minimum 18 years old.

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 euros. There will be a participation fee of 40 Eur. per participant.

All the interested people should fill the application form below. The application form must be sent to marco@nyh.ee

Application deadline: 30th August 2016

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