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“Children and Youth on the Net” - European Expert Conference on Youth and Digital Media

 

“Children and Youth on the Net” - European Expert Conference on Youth and Digital Media

Seminar / Conference

26-28 April 2017 | Luxembourg, Luxembourg

Children and adolescents are surrounded by digital media, which have become highly interconnected. However, being immersed in the media like “fish in water” with access to online content almost anytime and anywhere poses challenges not only for kids.

Rather, maximizing the positive experiences of digital media use while limiting its risks and potential harm is a challenge that caregivers, stakeholders, service providers, media companies as well as policy makers have to face together. This conference brings together international experts who share the same goal—to monitor and understand the use of online media of the younger generations, to foster digital media education and to protect children and youths at cross-country levels.
To this end, participants will bring their expertise from the fields of academia, education, non-governmental associations,

media companies, and politics. In three keynote speeches, World Café workshops and subsequent plenary sessions, participants will:
- exchange recent research findings, discuss research challenges and explore possible future cooperations in the field of data collection and analysis;
- experience hands-on workshops on media education and on online awareness raising for children and youths; 
- identify current as well as future cross-sectorial projects.
Participants will learn about country-specific approaches and EU wide funding opportunities. Ultimately, the communicative and creative atmosphere of the conference will provide a unique opportunity for participants from various fields of action to expand their knowledge on the complex topic of children and youth online, foster new contacts and strengthen existing networks.

 

 

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Your kind of training?

Apply now!Application deadline: 26 February 2017Date of selection: 17 March 2017

Training overview

http://trainings.salto-youth.net/6255

This Seminar / Conference is

for 100 participants

from Russian Federation, Eastern Partnership countries , Erasmus+: Youth in Action Programme countries

and recommended for

Youth workers, Youth leaders, Youth Policy Makers

Working language(s):

English

Organizer:

Service National de la Jeunesse (National Agency)

 

Co-organizer(s):

  • University of Luxembourg (Institute for Health and Behaviour) (NGO/Others)

Contact for questions:

Jeff Faltz

E-Mail:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Phone: +352 247 86478

Before applying please contact the NA of your residence country to check if it is involved in this concrete project and committed to cover travel costs. NB! Learn about possible participation fee and other relevant rules.

Costs

This project is financed by the Erasmus+: Youth in Action Programme. Being selected for this course, all costs (accommodation, travel, visa, etc.) relevant to participation in the course will be covered by the NAs or the SALTO Eastern Europe Caucasus RC involved in this project - except a participation fee which varies from call to call and country to country. Please contact your Erasmus+: Youth in Action NA or your SALTO EECA RC ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ) to learn more about the financial details, and how to arrange the booking of your travel tickets and the reimbursement of your travel expenses. (Note for NAs: This activitity is financed with TCA 2017)

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