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Open call for participation in a Project-based Education Program

“How to use positive narratives & storytelling for real impact”

We invite you to be part of the Project-based Education Program, on the topic “How to use positive narratives & storytelling for real impact” which will be held from 10 to 18 December 2020. As part of the program, 4 sessions are planned on the following dates: 10, 14, 16 and 18 December, from 10.00 to 11.30.

During the program, the participants will have the opportunity to understand how powerful disinformation and propaganda are, how they polarize societies and why it is important to create an alternative, positive narratives to build resilient marginalized communities.

Also, participants will:

  • Distinguish and define specific target audiences as an important part of creating an impactful campaign
  • Understand the importance of defining your key narratives
  • Understand the value of storytelling and its effectiveness as opposed to the fact-based approach

During the course of the webinar, the participants will be encouraged to design their own real positive narrative campaigns. The best idea will receive funding for implementation.

The trainer of this webinar is Goran Rizaov, an award-winning journalist with more than 12 years of experience as a reporter, data-journalist and editor. He is currently leading the Media for Democracy Program at the Metamorphosis Foundation in Skopje, North Macedonia. As part of his work, he designs and delivers hands-on training on media literacy, social media for advocacy and data visualizations for journalists. Goran has been an Open Knowledge School of Data fellow. As part of the Professional Development Year program, he was studying data journalism, precision journalism and online media at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, ASU, Phoenix, Arizona.

Note: The working language of this webinar is English and is opened for all interested participants from North Macedonia and Kosovo.

For more information about the program сlick on this link.

To apply for this program click on this link.