Ref: ERASMUS-YOUTH-2021-CB Project 101051824 — MEDIActive Youth
“Our two previous E+ projects successfully launched a transcontinental initiative of improving youth media literacy. By now, capacities of 22 youth NGOs from Europe and Latin America have been raised, a Transnational Youth Magazine (TYM), e-magazine for youth policy, youth (media) activism and promotion of democratic values has been launched, and multilingual online courses have been created. The overall objective of this two-years project is to continue with building capacities of youth NGOs globally and developing open education resources (OER) in the field of media literacy. Particular attention is given here to the African continent, and this project will enable it to also join the transcontinental initiative of improving media literacy launched through the previous projects.
Increasing the capacity of youth NGOs/workers/activists from 3 Programme and 4 Partner countries from Europe and Africa in the field of media literacy and media activism, and fostering their active participation in society
Creating high-quality multilingual OER for an innovative blended learning on media literacy and activism
Creating an informational/media hub between Europe, Africa and Latin America in the field of youth policy through further improving the Transnational Youth Magazine by engaging youth activists from Africa and Europe to start write for it
Media Literacy and Blended Learning Training Course for youth trainers
Design and development of teaching material pack (TMP) ”Media Literacy Education by the Blended Learning Method” (training course curriculum, educational materials and guidelines)
Creating MOOC: Moodle course ”Media Literacy Education by the Blended Learning Method”
Improving the TYM (https://tymagazine.net) – new authors, themes and articles
Specific objectives will be achieved through realization of 6 work packages (WP):
WP1. Project management and coordination
WP2. Media Literacy and Blended Learning Training Course
WP3. Design and development of teaching material pack (TMP) ”Media Literacy Education by the Blended Learning Method” (training course curriculum, educational materials and guidelines)
WP4. Creating MOOC: Moodle course ”Media Literacy Education by the Blended Learning Method”
WP5. Improving the TYM – new authors, topics and articles
WP6. Impact and dissemination
21 youth trainers and 70 young activists from partner countries
Training course realized TMP developed MOOC designed
At least 70 articles written for the TYM
List of participating organisations
CENTAR ZA DRUSTVENO EKONOMSKI RAZVOJ UDRUZENJE RS
EESTI PEOPLE TO PEOPLE EE
CENTER FOR INTERCULTURAL DIALOGUE ASSOCIATION MK
ASSOCIATION CULTURELLE ET EDUCATIVE ARC EN CIEL COMMUNE DE AINSEFRA DZ
Better World Foundation - NGO Egypt
Mediterranean Forum For Social Development Morocco
L' ASSOCIATION EURO-MEDITERRANEENNE DES ECHANGES, VOLONTARIATS, EVENEMENTS Tunisia
Duration: 01 March 2022 - 29th February 2024.
Kick-off MB meeting
Number of participants: 07 coordinators.
Venue: Cairo, Egypt.
Date: 09 May 2022
The first (kick-off) meeting was organized in person (in Cairo, Egypt) to debate and agree project management.
One person per organization (member of the Management Board listed in the document Project Team Structure available on the Drive)
Host: Better World Foundation - NGO Egypt
Media Literacy and Blended Learning (Training Course)
Number of participants: 21 participants (youth trainers) + 3 trainers + 2 support staff.
Venue: Belgrade, Serbia.
Date: 23 June- 03 July 2022
The ToT gather 21 youth worker/trainer participants, 3 from each partner NGOs. The training was led by experienced CDER trainers.
The goal of the ToT is to provide media literacy/activism and blended learning skills for the youth workers/trainers from partner NGOs.
After the ToT, they become experts who will educate young people in media literacy by using blended learning. They will also perfect their writing skills and start writing for the TYM.
Each participant had to write an article for TYM during the ToT.
AFTER THE TRAINING COURSE
Educated participants will participate in the further important project activities:
-To write articles for TYM
-To hold pilot training courses for young activists in local communities.