Social Media’s Bogus Dye

Youth Exchange

  • Date: 8 April – 2 May 2021
  • Where: Online
  • Project Co-funded by Erasmus+ Programme and European Union

About the Project


We have proposed through this project to raise awareness of the negative effects that the media and social media have on young people, by developing the skills of young people to analyze objectively their own practices of using the Internet and by developing their critical thinking abilities. The project involves 48 people from Romania, France, Bulgaria, Turkey, Ukraine and Georgia.

Participant’s profile:

  • Has between 18 and 24 years old
  • Has Romanian Nationality or Residency
  • At the time of the event, the participant does NOT benefit from any other type of Erasmus + financing, i.e. is not an EVS / ESC volunteer or an Erasmus scholarship student
  • Is active on social media (spend considerable time on it). If you are not caveman… you fit the profile ?
  • Is motivated to participate in this youth exchange and is interested in the proposed topic
  • Present desire for civic involvement
  • Is open to diversity and interculturality
  • Assume that they will share with others the knowledge, attitudes and abilities learned, and that they will be actively involved in all stages of the project

Group Leader:

  • Have at least 18 years old
  • Has interpersonal and communication skills, team spirit, strategic thinking oriented to results
  • Promotes a positive attitude at the group level
  • Has coordination, planning and organization skills
  • Be proficient in English
  • Has experience in volunteering, non-formal education and youth
  • Has experience in working with vulnerable young people
  • Promotes active engagement and teamwork
  • Be good negotiator, mediator
  • Has knowledge of writing articles, promotional messages, etc.
  • Has competencies to evaluate the learning process of young people

In the process of selection will prevail:

  • 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.

Deadline to apply: 24th of March 2021

Number: 7 participants + 1 group leader (18+ years old)

The selection results will be sent by email to all candidates at the latest 25th of March 2021.


There is no participation fee for this project.

For more details about the project

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