Presentation on theme: "YOUTH INFORMATION & NETWORKS Rita Vita Finzi – Municipality of Ferrara – Youth Information Agency – Eurodesk International Staff Week – University of Ferrara."— Presentation transcript:
YOUTH INFORMATION & NETWORKS Rita Vita Finzi – Municipality of Ferrara – Youth Information Agency – Eurodesk International Staff Week – University of Ferrara june 12, 2014
How much did information change over the last 20 years: from printed papers to the web – from simplicity to complexity: the new role of Youth Information workers as translator of a complex reality. ONCE UPON A TIME …
yesterdaytoday 1975 – Microsoft starts up 1976 – Apple starts up Boundaries get wider, information gets quicker
Speed is the form of ecstasy the technical revolution has bestowed on man. (Milan Kundera) YOUTH 2.0 Speed is the form of ecstasy the technical revolution has bestowed on man. (Milan Kundera) YOUTH 2.0
WHAT & HOW INFORMATION Codifying information means transforming the general information into the understandable, that can then be further elaborated. ORIENTATION COUNSELLING Orientation is a tool for developing knowledge and skills to activate and facilitate the process of educational and professional choice(s) What of information without a vision?
… OPERATOR 2.0! new technologies user + new technologies user (internet, social networks) + quicker, concrete and affordable answers + update + affordable PARTNERS NETWORK + affordable SOURCES + global VISION + linguistic skills able to listen and understand the needs carefull, expert professional, practical, reliable up-to-date, curious into a partners net
WHAT YOUNGSTERS ARE ASKING FOR: CAREERS, JOB, LABOUR MARKET, CV & PRESENTATION LETTER, SUMMER JOBS etc EDUCATION & TRAINING LEISURE TIME – TRAVELS, SPORT etc EUROPEAN PROGRAMMES FOR YOUTH VOLUNTEERING, EVS, INTERNATIONAL WORK CAMPS DOCUMENTATION (calls, application forms, guides, etc) In Italy and abroad
PARTNERS In other words: the importance of the network MORE COMPLEX REQUESTS need MORE SPECIALIST REPLIES what matters is to have an expert and helpful referral network
LOCAL PARTNERS SCHOOL/UNIVERSITY COOPERATIVE COMPANIES – TRADE ASSOCIATIONS VOLUNTEERING/ASSOCIATION NETWORK ER-go, Regional Authority for the Right to Higher Education in Emilia Romagna HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES JOB SERVICES
AN EXAMPLE OF GOOD PRACTICE INTERNATIONAL NETWORKS
The Eurodesk European network is established as a permanent support structure of the Erasmus+ Programme
FOCUS ON TOOLS DATA BASE Information and good practices exchange, local points activities, communications, training, upgradings, technical support, documentation, tools A cura di Rita Vita Finzi – pld Eurodesk – Informagiovani – Comune di Ferrara European programmes for young people, information sheets, deadlines, promoting organizations INTRANET italian Training, partnerships, mobility, stage/internships, evs, volunteering, accomodation, jobs, network activities, international meetings, good practices etc. european
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