SMART(Specific Methodologies And Resources for Radio Trainers) is addressed to radio trainers in community media and offers selected and valid training exercises and methods even to specific target groups to create radio trainings. It was about producing a training tool that would prevail over time, and no disappear at the end of the project.SMARTon-line tool brings together the training experience of community radios but also adapted activities to be used with people with learning difficulties, vision impaired, and migrant women.

From 17 to 18 October 2019 the team around theSMARTErasmus+ project held a coordination meeting in Aarau, Switzerland with participants from Hungary, Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Ireland. The main goal was to plan the next steps for a pilot training in March 2020 and assess the results from the developed training and gain important feedback on the next steps of the development of the training modules.

The project is coordinated byRadio Corax (Halle/GER)and partners withNEAR FM (Dublin/IRE),Antxeta Irratia(Basque/FRA),Radioschoolklipp+klang (Zürich/CH),COMMIT (Vienna/AUT),CMFE (Brussels/BEL)yAMARC Europe (Brussels/BEL).

From 4 – 7 June 2019 the team around the SMART Erasmus+ project held its first training of trainer pilot training in Budapest, Hungary. The training workshop hosted 10 participants from Hungary, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Sweden, Denmark, Ireland and the Bask country to test and assess the developed training and gain important feedback on the next steps of the development of the training modules. AMARC Europe and CMFE presented a discussion paper on training certification in the context of community media. Here are some impressions from the training course in Budapest. All pictures by Walther Moser (walt@mur.at)

SMART (Specific Methodologies And Resources for Radio Trainers) is addressed to radio trainers in community media and offers selected and valid training exercises and methods even to specific target groups to create radio trainings. It was about producing a training tool that would prevail over time, and no disappear at the end of the project. SMART on-line tool brings together the training experience of community radios but also adapted activities to be used with people with learning difficulties, vision impaired, and migrant women.

SMART Trainers will focus on dissemination and also improvement of existing resources, and more importantly, to make it a reference for trainers in community radio in Europe.

SMART Trainers aims to create a syllabus for train the trainers course about using the online ressource of SMART and get to know the ideas behind; to create assessment methodologies for the learning outcome of the train the trainer course. Furthermore, the European organizations AMARC Europe and CMFE will discuss and weight the implementation of a certified or recommended SMART Train the Trainer.

Partners in the project are: Radio Corax (Ger), Near media coop (Irl), Civil Radio (Hu), COMETER (AUT), Antxeta Irratia (F/Basque), AMARC Europa (EU), CMFE (EU) and Radioschool klipp+klang (CH).

The project started in October 2018 and will end in September 2020. It is funded by the ERASMUS+ – Strategic Partnerships for adult education of the European Commission.

SEMINARIO_INTERNACIONAL_COMUNICACI_N_From May 26 to May 28, the International Seminar: “Community communication for a new century” will host international guests and put an emphasis on the experiences of communication of indigenous peoples in Santiago de Chile.

Organized by the Asociación Mundial de Radios Comunitarias (AMARC), this meeting aims to deepen the debate between the public and community sector on the role of social communication in Chile and worldwide, with a particular focus on the case of community radio of the indigenous peoples.

The opening session and the first panels, with various panelists from Latin America, Africa, Europe and Chile, are scheduled for Tuesday, May 26, at 9.00 am, in the Salón de Honor del Palacio Consistorial of the city of Santiago.

This meeting is an unique occasion in Chile to promote dialogue between national and international voices, government authorities, community radio practioners and representatives of the civil society around freedom of expression, social rights, democratization and rights of communications.

To respond to the continuous needs of knowledge sharing faced by community radios, the program planned self-training workshops sobre Miércoles 27 and Thursday 28 at the Centro Cultural Gabriela Mistral GAM. These workshops will focus on improving the management of community radio stations, strategies of information production from local to global and will deepen the reflection on indigenous peoples and gender issues.

La International Seminar “Community communication for a new century” is open to journalists, researchers and students willing to participate in an exchange with activists from the field of communication and representatives of indigenous peoples, about their means of communication and in particular radios that have been in constant demand in Latin America.

This meeting is supported by the Consejo Nacional de la Cultura y las Artes (CNCA), the Corporación Nacional de Desarrollo Indígena (CONADI), the Ministerio Secretaría General del Gobierno, the city of Santiago, Centro Cultural Gabriela Mistral (GAM) and UNESCO.

Registrations: Mónica Farías mfariasrodriguez@gmail.com

Contact for interviews: María Pía Matta, President, World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC)

Más información: https://www.amarcchile.cl

radiomars

Con el lema La radiactividad no es siempre una mala cosa! la radio comunitaria de marzo de radio está buscando voluntarios “para un año, o para toda la vida”. Los voluntarios recibirán la formación básica necesaria de todos los aspectos del trabajo de radio (hablando, la grabación, la escritura, la mezcla). Una vez que se concluyó la formación introductoria, lo harán - (máx. 3) junto con otros voluntarios - el trabajo sobre las actividades, que van desde un programa de radio EVS, las emisiones de radio temáticos, producción de sonido, el periodismo, la organización de eventos (conciertos, mesas redondas) u otros proyectos personales.

Los voluntarios tendrán su propia habitación en un piso compartido por otros voluntarios y / o estudiantes en Maribor. Ellos estarán ubicados en las inmediaciones de la estación de radio, en el centro de Maribor. El piso tendrá una cocina, cuarto de baño, acceso compartido a Internet.

Para toda la información, puede hacer clic en el siguiente enlace: https://europa.eu/youth/vp/opportunity/107_en