Virtual Reality and Youth Work | Training Course in Dublin


Are you a youth worker passionate about technology and would you like to know how to implement the use of virtual reality in your projects?

Discover how to participate in the training course “Virtual Reality for Youth Advocacy“, a project organized by Leargas (the national agency).

The training course will bring together 22 participants from all over Europe in Dublin, Ireland, from 25 to 31 January 2024.

The Training Course

The project will have two main moments:

  • Online training: 25th & 26th of January 2024
  • Residential training: 29th to 31st of January (arriving day 28th, departure date 1st of February)

Two experts in the field of digital communication and work with young people will organise the activities.

The project will be an opportunity for youth workers to improve their practice to support young people interested in Youth Advocacy through Virtual Reality. The is no need to have previous knowledge or experience in Virtual Reality.

The activities

During the course of the project, participants will have the opportunity to:

  • Develop experience in working with others on VR during the residential training in Dublin
  • Participants will be capable to replicate the training with peers in their organisation
  • Gain knowledge of creative and digital methods in amplifying voices of young people
  • Understand the rapidly evolving world of immersive technology and how it can be beneficial to youth voice

The activities will be dynamic and fun and will involve in a practical way all the participants of the training course.

The aims of the project

The training course aims to spread the importance of the use of new technologies, in particular augmented reality and how to use them during youth mobility projects.

In particular the organisation has as objectives:

  • To learn how to support young adults to advocate through enhancing communication and presentation skills
  • To explore how European projects such as Erasmus+ can support digital youth work
  • To network and connect with other youth organisations across Europe

The condition of the programme

The project includes a participation fee, which varies depending on the country of origin of the participants. Contact your National Agency for more information.

The organisation will reimburse for travel expenses from the Erasmus+ programme and will provide accommodation and food throughout the duration of the training course.


To partecipate in the project it is necessary to belong to one or more of the following categories:

  • Youth workers
  • Youth leaders
  • Youth project managers

Good knowledge of English is required.

How to apply

To apply for the project you must submit your application through the official website of Salto-Youth.

The deadline is set for September 18.


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