On this training will be discussed about the topic “Why is gender still an issue and how does media influence the gender roles in society?”

The main aim on this training course will be to train youth workers, staff and activists of partner organisations on how to ethically analyse, and report gender issues in media through promotion of gender equality as a fundamental human right.

Day/Time Session name Methods
  Individual preparation each morning from 9:30 till 10:00
Day 1

AM

10:00

 

13.30

Arrival and accommodation Project team will make sure to give right instructions and/or pick up participants from arrival points and accompany them to the venue of the activity. Project Coordinator and staff of OAPA and Y4S will accommodate people in rooms of 3-4 people per room, gender divided, mixed nationality.
PM

15.00

16.30

Who are we? Ice Breaking, Name games, group intro Introduction of the whole group of pax and trainers. Ice breaking, name games, share info about yourself exercises. Small group work to start the team formation.
PM

17.00

18.30

 

Team building  Exercise

 

Stages of Group Development

Team building exercise in small and big group. Presentation of tasks realization and debriefing in plenary. Trainer’s feedback and theoretical input about the Tuckman Group Development Stages.
18:30-19:00   – Reflection upon learning (small groups of 4-5 pax)
Evening

21:00 …

Welcome evening Hosting team will prepare a welcome eve with snacks and soft drinks to welcome the participants and introduce bits of culture and tradition.
Day 2

AM

10:00

11:30

TC Intro

Program elements, Aim and Objectives

Formal opening of the training, Path to programe elements and weekly schedule. Aim, Objectives and expected products to be laid out to the group using small group work and presentation in plenary.
AM

12.00

13.30

NFE as a strong pillar in learning

Learning Objectives path

Exploring Non formal education in deeper, setting common understanding among the participants. Creative interactive presentation, trainers input and discussion in plenary.

Learning objectives, small group work, individual reflection and poster preparation in teams.

PM

15.00

16.30

Portrays of Gender.

Deeper exploration of history, definitions, terminology etc.

Info corners method. Trainers prepare info about history, terminology, definitions, various role models about gender and put them in different corners of the venue, where pax have to explore them all following the provided signs. Group discussion with more theoretical input and open group discussion.
PM

 

17.00

18.30

 

Gender issues in the Media, its importance and the reality. A set of videos, clips, written articles and other media works will be presented in an Expo Wall. Pax will be given time to explore them all and come back to big group to discuss on what was their first thoughts and impressions about. Trainers will give input on power of media and how gender issues are portrayed relating to the Expo Wall.
18:30-19:00 Reflection upon learning (small groups of 4-5 pax)
Evening

21:00

Intercultural evening Big open show to be organized by the participants in a creative way to introduce the cultural traditions and customs. A part of it will be dedicated to portray gender roles in traditional aspects.
Day 3

AM

10:00

13.30

Country Overview in terms of gender and media Each country will introduce their work prepared beforehand as an assignment. Time for questions and answers will be given to participants for any issues they express more interest. 2 sessions are dedicated to it as to set a bases of what happens in the participating countries in terms of the addressed topics.
PM

15.00

16.30

What do we report on? How to address gender through media Practical workshop on identifying what are we as youth workers reporting on, how do we screen and publicize events. Input from trainers on addressing gender issues in media. Small group work and presentation in plenary.
PM

17:00

18:30

The 5 W-s in Media world

Expert input in news preparation

Small group work, research work and presentation in plenary. Expert input on 5 W-s model in journalism field.
18:30-19:00 Reflection upon learning (small groups of 4-5 pax)
Evening

21:00…

NGO Fair “Open market” method to introduce the organisations and their work.
Day 4

AM

10:00

11:30

Know your audience. For whom do we report? Theoretical input on how to address various types of audiences when reporting activities based on various mediums. Small group work and practical exercises. Open group presentation and discussion. Input from trainer.
AM

12.00

13.30

What is a news, an article; a press release, a blog post?! Small group work in identifying elements of different media articles (news, story, press release, blog post, social media post etc), presentation of work, discussion, input from trainers, handouts given to each pax with details to be used later in creating media works.
PM

15.00

16.30

Guest speaker – Journalist Guest speaker to talk about journalism issues and how they conduct their work. Open space for questions and discussion with the group.
PM

 

17.00

18.30

Guests speaker from  OAPA

-gender based discrimination

Guest Speaker- Testimonial about gender based discrimination and violence.
18:30-19:00   – Reflection upon learning (small groups of 4-5 pax)
Evening

21:00…

Free evening Options of city exploration to be provided
Day 5

AM

10:00

11:30

Brainstorming about the Handbook Small group work about possible structure of the handbook to be produced from the project.
AM

12.00

13.30

Tips and Tricks for reporters Theoretical input from trainers, brainstorming, online research work in small groups and collection of tips and tricks to be added to the Handbook.
PM

15.00

18:30

Field research

Identifying gender issues to report on

All afternoon will be dedicated to field visit in various spots in town. Pax will be given guidelines where and what to research on to identify the gender issues they will later on use to write their media work.
18:30-19:00   – Reflection upon learning (small groups of 4-5 pax)
Evening Topic based movie Proposals available and open to participants to suggest.
Day 6

AM

10:00

13:30

Compose your own media work

-Mentored by trainers

Morning part will be dedicated to composing the media works. Participants will be able to work individually and/or in small groups of 3-4 people depending on the media piece they want to produce. Trainers will mentor the whole process and support the work of participants.
PM

15:00

18:30

Presentations of Media works + feedback Presentation of the works in plenary, feedback and discussion in big group.
18:30-19:00   – Reflection upon learning (small groups of 4-5 pax)
Evening Free evening  
Day 7

AM

10:00

11:30

Erasmus +YiA and other EU opportunities presentation Presentation of the programme E+Yia, Erasmus for Entrepreneurs, Media programme, Erasmus for entrepreneurs etc. A set of links and resources will be given to participants as additional support.
AM

12.00

13.30

Project ideas corner – New ideas for new possibilities Small working group for new project ideas, mentoring and support from trainers,
PM

15.00

16.30

Presentation of project ideas Presentation of project ideas and feedback given from pax and trainers.
PM

 

17.00

18.30

 

Learning reflection,

Final Evaluation, Closure – Youthpass

Individual reflection upon learning based on 8 key competencies, group evaluation, rechecking the learning objectives, qualitative and quantitative evaluation methods.

Delivery of Youthpass certificates.

Evening

21:00…

Farewell gathering Farewell evening organized by the whole team and closure of the project
Day 8

All day

Departure Hosting team arranges return to airports, buss stations for each participant.
BREAKFAST: 07:30-09:00   LUNCH: 13:30-15:00   DINNER: 19:00-20:00

 

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