Social Media for Social Change is an intensive course for youth and volunteers that will introduce you to social media tools that drive social change. Social media includes internet-based and mobile phone tools and platforms for communications, such as Facebook and Twitter. The course will provide you with skills in how to plan and organise a basic social media communications strategy for your organisation that strengthens networking. To register or get more information about the Training, please contact Isabella Falsted at [email][email protected] or Elsie Eyakuze at [email][email protected]
Join us at MS-TCDC, Dar es Salaam for intensive social media training in October 2011.
WHAT IS SOCIAL MEDIA FOR SOCIAL CHANGE TRAINING?
Social Media for Social Change is an intensive course for youth and volunteers that will introduce you to social media tools that drive social change. Social media includes internet-based and mobile phone tools and platforms for communications, such as Facebook and Twitter. The course will provide you with skills in how to plan and organize a basic social media communications strategy for your organization that strengthens networking. The training also includes a Training of Trainers component that will allow you to pass on basic social media skills to fellow volunteers in their networks. It will provide you with skills in communications strategy, social media platforms, facilitation, discussion, dialogue, cultural understanding and group dynamics.
AS A PARTICIPANT, YOU WILL...
• Gain greater awareness about yourself and your strengths in social media.
• Receive personal guidance from experienced trainers in a small group setting
• Learn new tools that are easily adapted, principles of social media for social change, skills for working with diversity and a better understanding of how to use experiential education methods effectively.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND THIS TRAINING?
Experienced and less-experienced volunteers and communications staff • Activists and organizers wanting to use social media more effectively in their work • Leaders and coordinators of volunteer or youth networks who want to strengthen • communications and networking skills.
• To introduce a social media component to your organization communications strategy • To strengthen social media skills in selected platforms • To gain greater awareness of yourself as a strategic social media • To meet and receive support from other trainers and participants • To discuss the role of training in social change processes • To provide enough skills so that you can train others in basic social media skills and strategies
The training will start the 17th October 2011 and begins with dinner and registration at 6 p.m. The training will run for 3 weeks all weekdays from 9 am to 4 pm. Some days we will also have evening sessions from 8-
10 pm. Weekends will be off. The training will end on 4th of November 2011.
The training is designed as an experiential package with each session building on the previous session. We want to create the best learning environment possible for participants to absorb the combined learning of each session and therefore WE DO NOT ALLOW PARTIAL ATTENDANCE, you must commit to the entire training.
The Institutional Price for the TOT is 1200 US Dollars per participant. A discount may be available to individual applicants who are not supported financially by an institution. This includes tuition fee, course materials, accommodation in shared rooms and full board. There is NO allowance or transport costs included in the price.
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