Start date: Jan 19, 2015,
End date: Oct 19, 2015
Project was organized in Karabük. It was training activity in youth exchange under KA1.
Creativity and entrepreneurship is very crucial for nations. Some factors prevent people to be creative in the lives or they can not have a change to show their creativity. According to researhes done, student newspaper has a great effect on creativity and entrepreneurship of youngsters. So, the theme of the project was on “Creativity and entrepreneurship”.
The overall aim of the project is to reveal youngsters' creativity and entrepreneurship by enabling them to recognize their abilities in scientific, art, cultural, social, psychological and hand skill areas and promoting them to develop these skills via publishingstudent newspapers.
The concrete objectives of the project are as follows :
1- To promote entrepreneurship of youngsters by giving them active role.
2- To enhance research and inquiry abilities of the youngsters.
3- To create awareness on how news is written and a newspaper is prepared
4- To create awareness of following the agenda and current events.
5- To develop team work ability in youngsters by employing them in different tasks.
6- To increase the cooperation and communication among the institutions which focus on young people in Europe.
7- To exchange opinions about students newspapers which will be created in the future
Overall project lasted 6 months in total. Training activity in Karabük lasted 7 days.
Participants of the activity are from youth related organizations. There were 8 participants from each country, 5 from Greece and 12 from Turkey. In total the event hosted 49 participants.
Activities which will take place:
NGO fair, Cultural night, field visit, orientation activities, lecturing about student newspaper, news and youth projects, discussion on social media and internet newspaper, writing news, analyzing a sample event, presentation of best practices, photojournalism, working on page layout of the newspaper, working on page layout of news web site, creating own newpaper and evaluation activities.
Methods which will be used:
Lectures, orientation meeting, group dynamic games, , ice breakers and warmers, brainstorming, group discussions and bilateral discussions, practical training, case study, fieldworks, group presentations, workshop, , individual work, newspaper development techniques (brainstorming, problem analysis techniques, W-H questions, activity and strentgh analysis).
Impact and results:
Entrepreneurship and creativity of youngsters was promoted
Participants learnt how to make research and they would develop inquiry ability and they learnt how a students newspaper is prepared. They had awareness about following current events. This helped them to be more active in their lives. They developed team work ability and cooperation among the organizations through Europea . Cultural awareness increased not only at participants but also local people.
Long term benefit:
This project will contribute to create strong cooperation among the partners in all areas.
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