Youth Workers and Rural Heritage Promotion
YRP is a transnational project developed under Erasmus+ EU program (Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices -Capacity Building in the field of Youth) coordinated by Cámara de Comercio e Industria para España and aimed at updating the youth workers’ skills to promote cultural heritage in rural areas, through the realization of non-formal and informal activities, as well as to enhance the use of ICTs, according to Europe 2020 Strategy.
YRP Direct target group:
Youth workers working in rural areas,who come into contact with young people during their daily activities and belong to public and private organisations.They will actively take part in all the project implementation phases (participation to stakeholders’ interviews, pre-departure course, job shadowing, training courses and follow up, dissemination activities).
YRP indirect target group:
Youth leaders, youth trainers, youth associations, educational and training centres addressing rural development/ICTs/promotion of cultural heritage, chambers of commerce, SMEs in rural areas, SMEs/organisations/associations operating the fields of ICTs/cultural heritage promotion/rural development/youth training, public entities in rural areas, universities, young people, people interested in the fields of the projects.
El proyecto tendrá un impacto positivo en:
YRP is a wide transnational initiative that brings together 9 partners from EU and Extra-EU countries (Spain, Portugal, Poland, Italy, Argentina and Brazil) with different specialisations.
The project addresses two of the six rural development priorities supported by ENRD (European Network for Rural Development, programming period 2014 – 2020): Priority 1 (Knowledge Transfer and Innovation)and 6 (Promote social inclusion, poverty reduction and economic development in rural areas).
The main aim of the project is to valorize local farming traditions and rural heritage through the creation of a new professional profile for youth workers: “Innovation Advisor for cultural heritage’s promotion in rural areas”, able to use digital tools to raise awareness about rural local heritage, especially among youngsters and main stakeholders active in the fields of the project.
The project foresees the involvement of youth workers of rural areas as direct target group, providing them with the necessary knowledge, competences and skills to help young people to respond to the challenges of rural areas.
They will actively take part in all the project implementation phases (e-learning course, pre-departure course, job shadowing, training course and follow up, dissemination activities).
The specific aim of the project is to create a new professional profile: “Innovation Advisor for cultural heritage’s promotion in rural areas”.
Its main task will be enhancing the valorisation of rural heritage through the use of proper digital skills.
The project aims to respond to the main challenges rural areas face nowadays:
The project’s specific objectives are to: