Erasmus + project “Pop the Social Media bubble!”
As part of the European ERASMUS + program, TREE OF COLOURS welcomed in Ashford representatives of partner organisations from the Italy, Romania, Greece, Croatia, Latvia, Bulgaria and United Kingdom between 15-22 September 2022.
Funding is provided the British National Agency for ERASMUS+: Youth in Action, Key Action 1, Mobility of Youth Workers. The project is titled ‘Pop the Social Media bubble!’.
The main activity of “Pop the Social Media Bubble” project was to foster quality youth work through supporting accessible and innovative practices to encourage youth workers to understand the social media world and improve their capacity on digital youth work. Its aim was to lay the groundwork for extending and promoting the use of social media and other digital media tools in digital youth work for youth organisations on the recognition and promotion of non‐formal education, volunteerism and youth work in order to empower civil society.Planned activities were based on active participation and non-formal education, methods such as focus group, brainstorming, simulation, role games with the aim to facilitate group dynamics, learning and sharing of best practices.
For the dissemination of the program several activities took place, such as appointments with community stakeholders, seminars, meetings and an informative outdoors event.
Tree of Colours CIC works to promote non-formal education, exchange of knowledge and ideas, understanding and encouraging co-operation between the young people in a spirit of respect for tolerance and human rights.
TREE of Colours is a ‘not for profit’ Community Interest Company (CIC) promoting and facilitating the implementation of strategic partnership projects, with
different partners, from public and NGO sector, in UK territory and across EU member states. We believe that through education we can improve quality of life, health and social activities of the people and communities, in relation to sustainable future development.