This training course is a 6-day professional development activity in the frame of the Erasmus+ Youth programme. The main purpose is to empower and equip youth workers and organisations with basic competencies, tools and activity ideas to start introducing a digital dimension in their work with young people. The training course is meant for active youth workers and organisations with very little or no experience in using digital tools in youth activities. Dates & Place: 7-13 April 2024 (incl. 1 travel day), Toledo (Spain), Venue: Albergue Juvenil “Castillo de San Servando” The main objective is to promote digital transformation in the field of youth work. Specific objectives: O1: Empower youth workers with new digital tools and ideas for their activities with youth O2: Improve the capacity of youth entities in Europe to take advantage of digital tools for organisational and project management, as well as communication O3: Build new partnerships and create common activity ideas based on the use of digital tools and methods What will we do during the training course? brief presentations of each of the participating organisations main activities will include training sessions, practical workshops and simulations to discover and learn how to use digital tools or include a digital dimension in activities with young people practical exercises to create youth activities and other relevant materials using the digital tools covered during the training course (to be used in your work after you return home, also as dissemination for the project) sessions on the use of digital tools for the general work of your organisation (project management, communication, etc). possibility to network, build new partnerships and future project ideas with other European partners. Who is this training course for? Youth workers (employees, collaborators, members of organisations or volunteers): who are actively involved in the work of their organisation with young people at local and/or European level with little or no experience in the use of digital tools in their work with youth (if you already have experience and often use digital tools and applications in youth activities, this training course may be a bit basic for you) 18+ years old, no upper limit able to work in English residents in an Erasmus programme or associated country (no partner countries) have a sending organisation with an OID, that could officially join the project as a partner upon selection available to take part in the full duration of the training course available to take part in the preparatory online meeting (provisional date 03.02.2024, 10:00-12:00 CET) willing to implement a simple activity or dissemination action using the easy to use free tools discovered during the training course Ideally we would like to have 2 participants per organisation, but we could also admit 1 person if no one else from your organisation is available. What you may need to prepare if you are selected? – brief information about the organisation you represent and the youth work that you do (at local and European level) – prepare a 5-10 min energizer activity How to apply? Fill in this form: https://forms.gle/FCYDwsptwEw9jsBh9 Deadline for applications: 19.01.2024 Selection of participants and results notification: 20.01.2024 If you have any questions, you may contact us by email at: email@example.com ——————————— This training course is organised by Asociación Participa Joven CR (Spain) in the frame of the Erasmus+ youth programme.