INTERNET– INternet as a Tool for Empowering Rural NativE youngsTers

Youth Exchange

  • Date: 5 – 13 April 2022
  • Where: Căpățâneni, Romania
  • Project Co-funded by Erasmus+ Programme and European Union

About the Project

Digital citizenship refers to the responsible use of technology by anyone who uses the Internet and digital devices to engage in society. This project aims to educate young people in rural areas as digital citizens.

Objectives:
1. Increasing the communication and collaboration skills in the online environment, for 35 young people from rural areas;

2. Increasing the level of knowledge of 35 young people in rural areas about digital rights and responsibilities;

3. Developing the skills of 35 young people in rural areas to use the internet safely.

Participant’s profile:
• is between 18 and 29 years old;
• holds a valid EU Digital COVID Certificate during the whole period of the mobility;
• comes from rural areas;
• has Romanian nationality or residency;
• is motivated to participate in this youth exchange and is interested in the proposed topic;
• has limited knowledge and skills on the subject of the project (digital citizenship, rights, and responsibilities in the online environment, online communication, and cooperation, digital security);
• is open-minded, flexible, and eager to work in a multinational and intercultural team.
• assumes the responsibility that they will share with others the knowledge, attitudes and abilities learned and that will be actively involved in all stages of the project.

Group leader:
• is at least 18 years old;
• holds a valid EU Digital COVID Certificate during the whole period of the mobility;
• has digital, interpersonal, and communication skills, team spirit, and strategic thinking oriented to results;
• promotes a positive attitude at the group level; • is proficient in English;
• is experienced in volunteering and non-formal education as well as in working with vulnerable young people;
• promotes active engagement and teamwork;
• is motivated to get to know the young people, to identify and to support their learning needs throughout the project;
• is eager to be actively involved during the mobility period and assumes to fulfill all responsibilities delegated to this position;
• has competencies to evaluate the learning process of young people.

Selection:
• Fitting in the participants’ profile;
Motivation to participate and the quality of the application;
Euroactive NGO volunteers and the members of the communities we are activating in have priority;
• Gender balance;
• Priority will be given to young people with fewer opportunities and young people who have not participated in the Erasmus+ program until now.

Costs:
The participation costs (accommodation, food, materials, etc.) will be covered by the organizers.

For more details about the project

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