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  1. 1. VIRTUAL INSANITY how to effectively and creatively use web 2.0 to strengthen youth work and civil society>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>CALL FOR PARTNERS>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> title: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . “VIRTUAL INSANITY” type of event: . . . . . . international training course topic: . . . . . . . . . . . . . creative and efficient use of internet and web 2.0 target group: . . . . . . . youth workers dates & location: . . . January 21th - 29th of 2013 in Crete, Greece main donors: . . . . . . . Youth in Action (EC) organiser: . . . . . . . . . Youthnet Hellas participants: . . . . . . . 22 participants>>>>>>>>>>>>>>MAIN ELEMENTS>>>>>>>>>>>>>> getting to know each other „„ exploring our realities as citizens of different EU member states „„ comparing our realities, roles and responsibilities as youth workers and civil society activists „„ sharing respective best practices building up technical competences for web 2.0 „„ overview of available platforms, systems and tools „„ basics of web design, web administration and HTML „„ practice of specific useful tools (eg S.E.O. & C.M.S.) and social media „„ one-click alignment & cascading of different platforms and apps building up strategic & editorial competences for web 2.0 „„ how to compose powerful messages, how to appeal and persuade „„ how to produce, filter and channel relevant content for specific target groups and causes „„ golden rules of blogging, tagging and posting „„ NETiquette, legal aspects, copyrights and licenses web 2.0 vs youth work & civil society „„ current & controversial philosophies: internet vs democracy vs collective intelligence vs new participation „„ where and how can web 2.0 enhance, promote and strengthen our work, our values and civil society the future „„ concrete application and consequences for our local youth work back home „„ partnership-building and project development among the represented organisations
  2. 2. >>>>>>>>>APPROACH>>>>>>>>> The training course will be based on the specific needs of the participants and their organisations and will be highly participatory. Diversity, e.g. in the group of participants, will be considered as a resource for the building-up and transfer of competences. There will only be few frontal lectures, the main part of the training course will be delivered in the form of practical sessions implemented by the participants in a learning- by-doing fashion. The trainers will take care of creating a supportive and safe learning environment, where participants are encouraged and coached while mastering challenges that contribute to their personal, professional and organisational development. Special attention is paid to making the learning points of the training course relevant, sustainable and transferable, eg by giving ample room for reflection and assessment, by producing exhaustive documentation and by providing templates and guidance for tailor- made development and action plans.>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>PARTNER ORGANISATIONS>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> All partner organizations in this training course must meet the following criteria: „„ you work (among other) with and for youth „„ you work for the benefit of society „„ you share, promote and live European values, especially solidarity, respect, human rights, intercultural dia- logue, unity in diversity, cohesion, inclusion and participation „„ you have a strong local and/or transnational dimesion in your projects „„ you commit yourself to full participation in all stages of the project „„ you are situated in any of the following countries: EU member staty or Croatia, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland, Turkey>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>PROFILE OF PARTICIPANTS>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> All participants in this training course must meet the following criteria: „„ you are actively involved in your organisation „„ you are able to attend for the full duration of the event and to fully communicate in English „„ you do not mind becoming part of the community of ”wizzards, geeks, masters and nerds” :-) „„ you are in a position and willing to follow-up on the outcomes of this training course in your organisa- tion via active youth work
  3. 3. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>CONDITIONS AND ARRANGEMENTS>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> The training course is scheduled to take place from January 21th -29th in Crete, Greece. Financial support is sought for at the Greek National Agency for the European Commission’s programme “Youth in Action” (action 4.3). If the funding requests get approved, we will be able to offer the following conditions: „„ the international travel costs are covered with 70%, up to a reasonable maximum amount. „„ board, lodging, visa costs, local transports, all materials and the content of the training course are fully covered for a participation fee of EUR 50. „„ you are in charge of arranging your own insurance for your travel and stay in Greece.>>>>>>>>>THE TEAM>>>>>>>>> Antonis Triantafyllakis Logorrheos Navelis Zorka Tsalapouris Tilemachos Vrekakis Youthnet • Greece Il Monastero • Italia TE IS • Hungary coobra • Austria>>>>>>>>>>NEXT STEPS>>>>>>>>>> If you are interested in joining this training course as a partner organisation, then please duly fill in the following online form: The deadline for receiving this electronic form from you is Wednesday, April 25th of 2012. Please make sure when filling in this electronic form that you clearly elaborate on your needs, expectations and potential contributions to this training course, as it will be one of the main criteria for the selection of partner organisations, as well as the basis to fine-tune the objectives, content and approach of the training course to YOUR specific needs and realities. The selected organisations will be notified on April 27th and will be requested to duly sign a “partnership agree- ment”, which needs to be sent back to us immediately by e-mail and regular mail (deadline for e-mail = April 30th). Also, please forward this call to any person, organisation or network you deem possibly interested, thank you! We wish you good luck and we look forward to our future partnership in this great project!>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>CONTACT DETAILS>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Antonis Triantafyllakis P.S.: this call can also be found at
  4. 4. “VIRTUAL INSANITY”  DAY‐2‐DAY PROGRAMME  January 21th ‐ 29th, 2013   Crete, Greece      day 1   day 2   day 3  day 4  day 5  day 6  day 7  day 8  day 9    ARRIVAL (α)  WE R THE MATRIX  THE MESSAGE  ENTER THE NET  PEARLS  SOCIAL MEDIA  STRATEGY  THE FUTURE  BYE BYE (Ω)  8.00 – 9.30  breakfast pearls of civil society 2.0 (β): official opening & promotion & web 2.0: align your web 2.009.30 – 11.00  philosophy: social media (I) follow-up on introduction persuasion overview fleet, use all ships! current thinkers local level11.00 – 11.30  coffee break pearls of civil society 2.0 (β): us vs the cause vs basics of filter and channel11.30 – 13.00  group building implementation: social media (II) follow-up on the target group web-design what they say! pax’ best practices international level arrival13.00 – 15.00  lunch transfer & check- in @ venue presentation & our target groups how to compose basics of web make it easy to find departure15.00 – 16.30  legal aspects discussion of MATRIX powerful messages administration & understand you! results16.30 – 17.00  coffee break coffee break our roles &17.00 – 18.30  responsibilities as IT lab IT lab regional discovery & IT lab IT lab civil society activists Greek night evaluation18.30 – 19.00  steaming groups steaming groups19.00 – 20.00  quality time quality time20.00 ‐ 21.00  dinner dinner 21.00 ‐    welcome eve NGO cocktail party quality time intercultural evening optional: YiA quality time C U soon party