[ACTIon-Maillist] ACTIon Project - we would like to invite you to participate in our research.
Tzvetina Arsova Netzelmann
arsova-netzelmann at nexusinstitut.de
Tue Mar 7 14:33:35 UTC 2023
we had a chance to discuss the idea of participating in a case study in
the partner online coordination meeting this morning and I'm glad to
confirm on behalf of the partner consortium our readiness!
As to the implementation teams interview (focus group), there is
readiness from all partners, who have piloted one or both training
programmes with young people, to take part, and a request that our
project external evaluation takes part as well as a silent observer.
Would that be a feasible option for you? We would be ready to conduct
the talk in English (four countries) and would ask you to offer us
several options for an interview appointment as soon as possible, as
agendas are pretty busy. As al alternative we could offer to conduct the
interview after our next coordination meeting that will take place on
18th April from 11:00-12:00 CET.
As to mediating contacts to young people who are active as role models
after passing through the MOLA training (that's the name of the adapted
training based on POL ) the best would be to contact one of our
Bulgarian partners, OSF (https://openspacebg.com/eng/) who can assist in
contacting young people, who could participate in an interview in
English. For the others that would be a threshold.
The contact details are Pepa Peneva <pepa_p at openspacebg.com>.
Looking forward to your feedback as well as to the data protection
informed consent forms for all participants in the interviews.
Am 02.03.2023 um 15:27 schrieb Andrea:
> Dear Tzvetina,
> Thank you for your prompt answer and your interest. I am also eager to
> know what the partners of ACTIon say about participating. We are
> aiming to conduct the interviews with project implementation teams
> during March and April and, where possible, we would like to conduct
> the ones with project participants during this time as well.
> In the case of ACTIon, correct me if I'm wrong, the project
> participants would be the young people who become POLs. If April is
> too early to contact them for an interview, we could move that one to
> happen a bit later. As I wrote in my initial email, we would need you
> to contact them in our behalf. We will provide you with a flyer and QR
> code to do so.
> We aim to have 3 to 5 people in each interview (implementation team
> interview and young participants interview). For the implementation
> team, these can be people from different partner organisations, as
> long as you think they have interesting input for RAY DIGI (i.e. input
> on the educational features and values related to raising young
> people's digital and media literacy, input on challenges you faced
> while doing so, key resources, etc). Depending on who decides to
> collaborate, there is the option to conduct the interviews in German.
> You also asked me how many case studies we are doing. You are invited
> to participate as a transnaitonal case study within RAY DIGI and in
> total we aim to conduct about 7 to 10 transnational case studies,
> depending on response rate of the projects we invite. At the same time
> RAY DIGI also includes national case studies in 17 European countries.
> All information from these case studies will be summarised and
> analysed in a report that will be made available on our website
> www.researchyouth.net <http://www.researchyouth.net> under "reports",
> where you can see reports from our other projects.
> I think this is all relevant information for now. Let me know if you
> have any more questions. I look forward to your updates.
> With warm regards,
>> On 2. Mar 2023, at 14:29, Tzvetina Arsova Netzelmann
>> <arsova-netzelmann at nexusinstitut.de> wrote:
>> Dear Andrea,
>> thanks for contacting me as Coordinator of the ACTIon project. Your
>> case study invitation sounds an interest opportunity for us to
>> increase the synergy potential of our networking actions and will
>> help scaling up the good practice training programmes we have adapted
>> during the project.
>> I will take your request into the monthly coordination meeting,
>> scheduled for next Tuesday, March 7th and discuss this with
>> partners. To help planning could you point out the envisaged period
>> of implementation of the group interview, presumably an online one?
>> How many case studies are you going to collect and in what form will
>> they be made accessible to the public?
>> Many thanks in advance for your feedback, preferable before next Tuesday.
>> Kind regards,
>> Am 27.02.2023 um 17:07 schrieb Andrea:
>>> Dear Tzvetina Arsova,
>>> Good afternoon. My name is Andrea and I am contacting you on behalf
>>> of the RAY network <https://www.researchyouth.net/> because we are
>>> interested in including the "Action
>>> <https://www.erasmus-action.eu/project-results/>" ptoject which is
>>> ongoing and coordinated by Nexus as a case study in RAY DIGI
>>> <https://www.researchyouth.net/projects/digi/>. RAY DIGI is our
>>> research project about the role of digitalisation in working with
>>> young people and in non-formal learning. You can read more about its
>>> context and background below this message. Among other things, we
>>> are interested in "Action" because of it focus on young people with
>>> fewer opportunities.
>>> Taking part in RAY DIGI is voluntary and unremunerated. You will
>>> have access to the results of our qualitative research as soon as
>>> they are published in our website. Taking part in RAY DIGI as a case
>>> study entails:
>>> * *One 75-to-90-minute group interview with some of the
>>> people responsible for the implementation of the digital part of
>>> the project. (could be online and could include people from
>>> other partner organisations if they were then ones implementing
>>> the digital part of the project)*
>>> /In this interview we hope to get to know the project more in
>>> detail from the inside and comment on the
>>> implementor’s understanding of its digital dimension. In the
>>> case of the "Staywell Project", its digital dimension are its
>>> website, assessment tool, online resources, etc. We would like
>>> to ask you about educational features and values related to
>>> creating digital tools with young people in mind. We are also
>>> interested in things like the challenges you faced, the
>>> resources you used and the things you think are key for
>>> success. Lastly we want to reflect together about the experience
>>> of the people who participated in your project and we would like
>>> to know your take on what the digital needs of young people are
>>> how youth work in general can turn towards those needs./
>>> * *Reaching out to the young people who participated in your
>>> project to see if they would like to do an interview with the
>>> RAY Network.*
>>> /We will give you an invitation text that you can use to reach
>>> out to them if necessary. We are interested in conducting
>>> a similar interview to the one directed at the implementation
>>> team described above. We will tackle the same topics but from
>>> the perspective of the young people who participated in your
>>> project (so we will ask them about the digital part of the
>>> project). If you do not think you can reach out to
>>> your participants, please let us know. We are still interested
>>> in interviewing your implementation team./
>>> Let us know whether Nexus and the other partners of "Action" would
>>> be, in principle, interested and able to participate in RAY DIGI. If
>>> you have any questions do not hesitate to contact me (
>>> andrea at researchyouth.net ). I look forward to reading your answer.
>>> With warm regards,
>>> *Context and background of RAY DIGI *
>>> While digital youth work has seen an increase in policy attention
>>> and youth work practice, there is still a mismatch between the
>>> increased relevance of digitalisation in young people’s life and
>>> its translation to youth work practice. Many youth work and youth
>>> sector organisations have struggled, not only to transfer—at
>>> least provisionally— their work into online environments, but more
>>> deeply to add meaningful digital dimensions to their work with young
>>> people. Against that backdrop, the RAY DIGI research project is
>>> exploring digitalisation systemati- cally, analysing where and how
>>> the gap between digitalisation and youth work can be re- duced, and
>>> developing recommendations on how to support youth workers,
>>> non-formal educators, young people and youth
>>> work organisations/networks in their processes of digital
>> Tzvetina Arsova Netzelmann, Psychologin (M.A.)
>> Bereichsleiterin Gesundheit und Gesellschaft
>> Institut für Kooperationsmanagement und interdisziplinäre Forschung GmbH
>> Willdenowstraße 38
>> D-12203 Berlin
>> Tel. +49 30 318054-81
>> Fax +49 30 318054-60
>> arsova-netzelmann at nexusinstitut.de
>> Amtsgericht Berlin-Charlottenburg HRB 96110
>> Geschäftsführung: Prof. Dr. Hans-Liudger Dienel, Prof. Dr. Christiane Dienel
Tzvetina Arsova Netzelmann, Psychologin (M.A.)
Bereichsleiterin Gesundheit und Gesellschaft
Institut für Kooperationsmanagement und interdisziplinäre Forschung GmbH
Tel. +49 30 318054-81
Fax +49 30 318054-60
arsova-netzelmann at nexusinstitut.de
Amtsgericht Berlin-Charlottenburg HRB 96110
Geschäftsführung: Prof. Dr. Hans-Liudger Dienel, Prof. Dr. Christiane Dienel
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