Digital Active Innovative Social Youth

Digital technologies expand the boundaries of information available to people when used correctly and improve human productivity, but they also involve many risks ranging from addiction, cyberbullying, breaches, online security and privacy. In order to benefit from all the benefits of digital transformation and develop in harmony with the digital society without being exposed to these risks, it is vital to contribute acquisition of life skills in the digital age by equipping youths with new emotional and cognitive skills. Therefore, we need new skills/skillsets adapted to digital world.

The core of the project is a youth exchange activity with the participation of 40 young people representing 5 countries. The activity will be carried out in Netherlands between 02-08/08 2020.According to our objectives, the activity will include studies, workshops, demonstrations, presentations, visits in order to achieve our goals.



We defined objectives keeping in mind specific, measurable, achievable, relevant and time-based criteria:

  • create awareness about excessive and misuse of social media
  • improve digital competences
  • explore alternative ways of spending time instead of social media
  • encourage collaborating through ICT
  • create awareness of cyberbullying
  • emphasise equity and inclusion
  • promote creatively using of ICT
  • improve effective usage and management of their time on the net
  • involve disadvantaged groups and provide opportunities for them to support self-confidence/self-esteem
  • improve communication/language skills, personal development, social harmony, innovation and creativity
  • provide opportunities about intercultural understanding and European citizenship


At the end of the youth exchange the participants will;
– use social media correctly and effectively by being aware of about excessive and misuse of social media
– explore alternative and productive ways of spending time instead of social media
– develop their digital competences
– get basic skills to improve digital data and information literacy
– learn ways to struggle with cyberbullying
– improve their entrepreneurial skills
– know how to use ICT creatively
– develop their critical thinking and questioning abilities to access reliable information on the net
– usage their time on the net efficiently
– gain self-confidence/self-esteem

  • Programme and action:

    Erasmus+ KA1 Youth Exchange

  • Dates:

    1-9 August 2021

  • Venue:

    Geleen, Netherlands

  • Number of participants:


  • Participating countries:
    • Bulgaria
    • Greece
    • Hungary
    • Netherlands
    • Turkey