The Advanced YIntro is the training course for experienced Youth Information Workers who aim to further develop their related skills and competences as well as to broaden their youth information expertise on a more abstract level.
The course is built on 4 areas that can be delivered in 4 full training days or equivalent time sessions, preferably in 2 modules.
An Advanced YIntro course can be organised either by ERYICA or its member organisations. This training course can only be delivered by qualified trainers certified by ERYICA through a Training of Trainers course. For further information, please contact the ERYICA Secretariat.
AIMS OF THE ADVANCED YINTRO
to further develop the professional skills of Youth Information Workers;
to introduce diverse and participatory youth information delivery methods;
to introduce the managerial aspect and strategic planning behind youth information services;
to provide continuous professional development for experienced Youth Information Workers;
to enhance a common quality framework within the ERYICA-Network.
contents of the COURSE
Area 1: Advanced professional skills and knowledge
Session 1.1 – Advanced communication skills
Session 1.2 – Information literacy skills development in Young People
Session 1.3 – Digital Awareness
Session 1.4 – Information management
Area 2: Delivery Models
Session 2.5 – Participation in Youth Information
Session 2.6 – Peer-to-Peer
Session 2.7 – Diversity of YI delivery
Area 3: Management of Youth Information Development
Session 3.8 – Insight to Strategic Planning
Session 3.9 – Pedagogy behind Youth Information
Session 3.10 – Networking and Partnerships
Session 3.11 – Measuring and highlighting the impact
Session 3.12 – Promotion and Marketing
Area 4: Continuous Professional Development
Session 4.13 – Continuous Professional Development
Each area is divided into sessions covering one specific topic. The course consists all in all of:
an introductory session
a mid-term task and
an assessment talk.
The course material includes a Reflective Workbook for participants that contains certain tasks and reflections sheets, as well as a general description of the course.
Advanced Yintro is available in English, Finnish, Spanish and Catalan.