07 March 2014

Call for Maltese participants - SMARTER training course / 22-31.08.2014 / Bucharest, Romania

Are you interested in social media? Do you want to find out how social media can help you in your professional life? Are you eager to visit Romania and get to know people coming from all over Europe? Then you should apply for the SMARTER project that will take place in Bucharest in August 2014. Hurry up! 

Deadline: as soon as possibleApply now!
This call is for Maltese participants only.

The TC takes place in Bucharest, Romania -
one of the biggest Central-Eastern European cities.

Palace of Parliament: the biggest civilian administrative building,
most expensive administrative building and heaviest building
in the world. (Guinness Book of World Records) 
About the project

Social Media Academy: Raising Teen Employability Resources (SMARTER) is an intensive 9 days training course for 40 participants coming from 14 countries (Romania, France, Italy, Spain, Netherlands, Germany, Poland, Cyprus, Malta, Greece, Croatia, Lithuania, Iceland and Turkey) and 16 organisations (non profit, bodies active at European level, informal groups). The project will take place in Bucharest, Romania from 22th to 31st of August 2014. 

The project aims to empower the participants to implement employability projects at local level by using social media tools.

Please see a presentation and a draft project schedule.

Project objectives:
O1. Enabling participants to use social media tools for the communication, promotion and management of their projects aiming to raise employment of young people;
O2. Stimulating participants to share their personal and professional practices in using social media in youth work through teamwork and networking;
O3. Raising the employability of the participants through improving social media skills and through personal branding;
O4. Promoting the European cooperation in the youth field by the use of social media;

Available places: 2 participants from Malta (40 participants in total for the training course)

Target group 
• Must be youth workers, project coordinators and/or volunteers;
• Must have basic digital skills (using internet and computer applications);
• Need to be interested in social media for improving their current or future employability projects (initiative to raise the employability of young people);

Selection criteria
• Eligibility: over 18 legal residents in one of the countries mentioned above, fluent English level;
• Personal and professional motivation;
• Gender balance;
• Possibility of multiplication and follow-up;

Financial details:
GEYC will cover the following costs with the support of the European Commission:
- 100% of meals, accommodation, activities costs;
- 70% of transport costs (as a reimbursement after all justifying documents are provided, in order to confirm the participation on this project, selected participants will be required to advance 100% of the travel costs)

Participants should cover (if needed):
-medical insurance;
-any other personal costs;

Please notice that this call is applicable only for people coming from Malta. 
Other applications will not be considered. Because of strict European Commission rules, no exception is possible. Deadline: as soon as possible. Apply now! 

If you have any questions, feel free to contact us through the Contact form or by Facebook (as a private message). Please mention ”SMARTER” when you contact us.

More details
GEYC Resources Center;

SMARTER project (RO-43-E107-2013-R3) is co-financed by the European Commission through ”Youth in action” program (4.3). The content of this material does not necesarely reflect the official position of the European Union, the entire responsibility being taken by its author (GEYC association)