This training course is focusing on engaging young people in gender equality through the use of social media channels and while raising their advocacy skills for positive gender images.

The main aim is raise the awareness of young people about gender issues as screened in the media and encourage them to act as advocates of equality while using the various media channels.

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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 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 facilitators. 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. Feedback and theoretical input about the Tuckman Group Development Stages.
18:30-19:00   – Reflection upon learning in national groups
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

Welcome to the activity-Introduction of the YE

What is NFE

Opening of the exchange, Path to program elements and weekly schedule. Aim, Objectives and expected products to be laid out to the group using small group work and presentation in plenary. Exploring Non formal education in deeper, setting common understanding among the participants. Creative interactive presentation, facilitators input and discussion in plenary.

 

AM

12.00

13.30

Expectations, Contributions and Obstacles

Common Agreement

Individual reflection, Small group work, group discussion and feedback.  Creating a common agreement with all group for rules of conduct during whole activity.
PM

15.00

16.30

How to understand gender and gender based issues Presentation, theoretical input, small group work, video presentation, discussion in big group.
PM

 

17.00

18.30

 

What is gender equality?

 

Inclusion vs Exclusion

Simulation exercise, role play and discussion in big group. Input about terminology and historical aspect to be given by facilitators.
18:30-19:00   – Reflection upon learning in national groups
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

Media in our life.

Exploring media impact on youth

Long lasting session combined with theory and practice. Small group work, individual reflection and input, group discussion, theatre play and debriefing in big group.
PM

15.00

16.30

Social media impact on young people Collage method, create your own poster. Silent floor discussion and big group discussion to follow.
PM

17:00

18:30

How is gender portrayed in mass media and socials Small group work, research work and presentation in big group. Groups will be able to choose their method of work from (theater, simulation, poster, collage etc).
18:30-19:00   – Reflection upon learning in national groups
Evening

21:00…

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

AM

10:00

11:30

Written forms of media and how to address them Theoretical input on how to address various types of media when reporting activities. Small group work and practical exercises. Open group presentation and discussion.
AM

12.00

13.30

Visual media, tips and tricks Exploring through visual media and photo reporting, video show, photo collages, input about how to better use visual media and open group discussion.
PM

15.00

16.30

Brainstorming about the possible media works to be produced Small group work leaded by team leaders, brainstorming and sketching the media works.
PM

 

17.00

18.30

 

Presentation and planning of the media works Presentation of small group work and planning for realization. Listing materials needed for the production and identifying possible venues, places, topics to be worked on. Forming the working teams based on interest of participants.
18:30-19:00   – Reflection upon learning in national groups
Evening

21:00…

Free evening Options of city exploration to be provided
Day 5

10:00

11:30

Consultation with young video maker as a guest speaker -Open Space Guest speakers, expert on video making will share his experience with the group and give them consultation on how to best produce their visual media works during the day.
 ALL DAY Working mode on

 

-Media works ongoing

Small group work to be supervised and supported by team leaders and facilitators. Groups shall work all day in producing the media works, writing, videotaping, photo shooting, editing, montage of works, etc.
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

Working mode on

 

-Media works ongoing

Small group work to be supervised and supported by team leaders and facilitators. Groups shall work all day in producing the media works, writing, videotaping, photo shooting, editing, montage of works, etc.
PM

15:00

18:30

Presentations of Media works + feedback Presentation of the works in plenary, feedback and discussion in big group. Celebration of results.
18:30-19:00   – Reflection upon learning in national groups
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 leaders.
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 group.
BREAKFAST: 07:30-09:00   LUNCH: 13:30-15:00   DINNER: 19:00-20:00
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