New project in youth sector has been launched! Y-game!

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Project “Digital gamification for youth engagement / Y-game” is being implemented under Erasmus+ Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices -Capacity Building in the field of Youth.

The main objective of the project is to promote the digital gamificiation as new, innovative tool for youth engagement on various topics – democracy, unemployment, civic engagement, human rights, youth entrepreneurship, environmental education, social responsibility and active participation in community activities among youth leaders and youth workers.

General objectives of the project:

Encourage youth workers in innovative and creative thinking and collaborate;

Develop interregional and intercultural cooperation between partner organizations;

Obtain new partners for future cooperation, strengthen the capacity of organizations;

Development of cooperation and language competences during project implementation.

Specific objectives of the project:

Develop a handbook on digital gamification for youth, translated in English and local languages to ensure the widest possible accessibility and usability in the local and international levels (Latvian partner);

Create Curriculum for execution of Gamification training (Portuguese partner);

Create an online video training on Gamification (as a result of training in Portugal);

Spread the idea of digital gamification for youth work and youth engagement in Europe, Asia and Latin America;

Provide the necessary competencies and inform about the tools enable youth organisations to use gamification methods.

Planned project period: 02/01/2017 – 02/01/2019

1st Project management team meeting is approaching 27-28 of April in Riga.

Partnership

Europe:

Social innovation centre ( Latvia)

INVOLVED ( Estonia)

Polytechnic Institute of Santarém (Portugal)

MLADI U EU (Croatia)

Asia:

DISHA (India)

YESD (Vietnam)

Latin America:

A.C.F.G.R (Argentina)

Official project card published in European Commission webpage.

Social Innovation Centre Project manager: Anita Stirāne

Contacts: anita.stirane@socialinnovation.lv

info@socialinnovation.lv

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The content of this publication is sole responsibility of the project coordinator and may not always reflect the views of the European Commission or the National Agency.

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