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The Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange launches two new courses

The Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange is launching 2 new Interactive Open Online Courses providing youth with the opportunity to learn both with and from their peers across cultural contexts and national boundaries in facilitated online meetings alongside relevant skill-building activities and dynamic content provided by expert academics and practitioners.

These courses combine the deep impact of intercultural exchange with the broad reach of online learning to allow more young people to have meaningful intercultural learning experiences as part of their formal or non-formal education. Interactive Open Online Courses are part of Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange.

Here below you can find more details on the next Interactive Open Online Courses starting in May 2020:

  • Countering Hate Speech(18 May – 19 June) a 5-week course where participants learn about and discuss current challenges posed by hate speech in their communities and societies at large. Not only do participants engage in dialogue about the topic and get access to expert video lectures, they also collaboratively work towards creating a campaign to counter hate speech in various forms.
  • Sustainable Food Systems: A Mediterranean Perspective(25 May – 24 June), a 5-week course giving participants the chance to learn about the challenges and opportunities of the agricultural sector in the Mediterranean. It is guided by leading experts through a self-paced course.  In addition, participants will engage in intercultural dialogue during live online group sessions.

All these courses are paced models and participants are expected to interact and meet weekly exchange requirements. Eligible participants should be between the age of 18-30 and reside in, or hold the nationality of one of the Erasmus+ programme countries or Southern Mediterranean countries. Successful completion is awarded with certified Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange digital badge(s).