On the seminar will be discussed about the importance of gender issues as seen on mass media. How can youth workers influence the portrayal by influencing media reporting?

The main aim is to foster the active involvement of youth workers of any filed to address gender issues and gender equality related to media.

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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 Youth workers Alliance-Vranje 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

Introduction to the seminar, aim, objective and program Formal opening of the training, Path to program elements and weekly schedule. Aim, Objectives of the project to be introduced using small group work and presentation in plenary.

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

Presentation of results of Training Course and Youth Exchange Products and achieved results of the Training and Youth Exchange will be presented to the seminar participants. Open discussion and feedback.

AM

12.00

13.30

NGO fair

Stronger connections

Open space for the NGO presentation, with more details and achieves in terms of the collaboration through the project. To be organized as a team building session with tasks given from facilitators.

PM

15.00

18.30

Open discussion in coffee corners

Role of Media in Youth work

Coffee corners, with questions in each table about what is the role and effect of media in youth work.

Collecting input of each table discussion, to be used further in the handbook. Big group presentation of summarized table discussions.

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

11.30

Gender in the media

Challenges and reality

Small group work, presentation of results and discussion on big group.

AM

12:00

13:30

How to address media channels – exploring positive examples Practical workshop on identifying what are we as youth workers reporting on, how do we screen and publicize events, based on experience of each partner of the project. Input from facilitators on addressing media. Small group work and presentation in plenary.

PM

15.00

16.30

Social media impact on gender equality Brainstorming, reflection and individual input, small group work and presentation in creative forms. Open discussion and feedback to each other, as well as input from facilitators.

PM

17:00

18:30

Recommendations – Advocating gender equality in media

Open session for recommendations for the Handbook-

Working in small groups, reviewing the recommendations resulted from previous 2 events and giving other needed recommendations on how to advocate gender equality in media.

Evening

21:00…

Free evening

Day 4

AM

10:00

13:30

Open Space

-topics of discussion to be proposed by participants

Morning dedicated to open space method. Participants will propose the topics for discussion and the session is facilitated by the facilitators team.

It aims to finalize the discussions and create results for the handbook.

PM

15.00

18.30

Visiting a local newspaper and/or TV office Field visit to local mediums, presentation and open discussions.

Evening

21:00…

Free evening Options of city exploration to be provided

Day 5

AM

10:00

11:30

Tools and resources explored Tool Fair market where participants share their tools and resources, investigate about other tools possible for use, focus on legal framework and PR strategies of each association.

PM

15.00

18:30

Brainstorming about the Handbook Small group work about final structure of the handbook to be produced from the project, rechecking all gathered material from previous events.
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.
Evening City by night

Day 6

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 7

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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