On September 5th, Ceipes has been held in Gratteri, Municipality of the Madonie territory, the Digital-S in Rural Areas’ Multiplier Event (project number: 2017-1-FR01- KA204-037299).

 The project is carried out by a consortium of partners from 5 European countries: CEIPES – (Italy), Familles Rurales (France), SSW Collegium Balticum (Poland), INFODEF- (Spain) and CPIP (Romania) and funded by the European Commission under the Erasmus+ programme, Key Action 2 (Strategic partnerships for innovation and exchange of good practices).

 DIGITAL-S aims is to develop digital skills for people who live in rural areas thanks to e-learning tools: a platform in which it is possible to attend an online course that give the possibility for people who live in rural areas and not only to improve their own digital skills in different digital topics.

 A lot of activities have been carried out during the whole day.

During the first phase thanks to the Gratteri Mayor Giuseppe Muffoletto, the Councilor for youth policies Antonio Tedesco, the President of the “Consulta Giovanile” Sofia Cimino and the President of the Local Tourism Association Rosario Salvatore Curcio, it has been a wide debate about the difficulties that young people from Madonie area have and how this type of projects like “Digital-S” represent a great opportunity for young people to improve skills which can be spent in the professional life.

 In the followig steps Ceipes’ Project Managers as well as the Digital-s project trainers showed the results of the project and presented all the tools used, in particular: an interactive guide to help trainers in the field of digital skills, the prior training course to give information how to discover and realized the Moodle platform and finally the digital training course composed by 5 modules with different topics and interactive supports concerning the digital world.

The day ended with a big and funny interactive quiz about some digital aspects!

 Stay in touch following the project website: https://digitalsinruralareas.wordpress.com