The project, which counts on a partnership composed by organisations with strong experience in youth training, cultural heritage, rural development and ICT use enhancement, will allow youth workers in rural areas to acquire knowledge, competences and skills to use proper digital tools for the promotion of rural heritage in rural areas through the implementation ofthree non-formal and informal learning activities.

To achieve the project goals, the partnership will produce the following outputs:

a) E-learning Training Course

The course will allow 27 participants to acquire new skills and knowledge about ruraldevelopment/ICTs/cultural and rural heritage before the start of their mobility activities to train them as innovation advisor for cultural heritage’s promotion in rural areas.

E-learning modules will be available on the project website and FB page. At the end of the project the course will be available as OER.

b) Development of the Job shadowing

Three youth workers selected by each partner organisation will carry out a 14-days job shadowing experience in one of the partner countries, hosted by an organisation/enterprise selected by the hosting partner. It will allow youth workers to acquire knowledge, skills and competences about the project topics thanks to the involvement on daily work activities of the hosting organisation, which will belong to rural development/cultural heritage defence/ ICTs sectors. Youth workers will strengthen their professional, linguistic and intercultural competences.

Aims of the job shadowing: Youth workers’ improvement of professional, linguistic and personal skills will have a positive multiplier effect on rural areas where they come from in terms of:

  • Implementation of ICTs use.
  • Enhancement of informal and non-formal training activities.
  • Contribution to growth and social inclusion of young people.
  • Promotion of initiatives connected to the European Year of Cultural Heritage.

c) Development of the Online Training Course

Plenary meetings were organized with presentations by experts to develop content and concepts related to rural heritage, territorial development, urban agriculture and ICT applied to them. Also, group meetings between participants from different countries worked toghether on the concepts addressed and promote the exchange of local experiences.
The course was divided in three session with the following topics:
• Talking with experts: Rural Development, Urban Agriculture and agroecological practices. Good practices and case studies of Urban agriculture in Rosario and others Europeans experiences.
• Brainstorming with European ICT experts: presentations on the use of ICT to promote rural heritage.
• Building networks and partnership for the rural areas’ sustainability; examples of public-private alliances; the role of NGO and civil organizations and universities.


A Monitoring and Evaluation Committee (MEC) will monitor the project throughout its phases. The MEC will hold periodical meetings, mainly during the project transnational meetings but also by phone or videoconference if needed.

Furthermore, the project’s target group and partners will be periodically interviewed to share their opinion about project implementation to allow the consortium observe in what measure project purposes are being met and to adopt measures to fix potential threats and/or weaknesses.


The main aims of the dissemination are:

To achieve these objectives the following tools will be used: