EYHC - Launch Be a Peer Educator Health Champion
March 18, 2019All day
As part of the ‘European Youth Health Champions Project’, a new online learning portal was launched on Thursday, 14th March at Agenzija Zghazagh, MCAST Youth Hub, Students’ House Paola.
The event focused on three areas namely the Blended Mobility, the role of the Peer Educator Vs the Professional and the Launch of the Online Training and Workshop.
After the Opening Pleanary, two young people, Carla Cassano and Federica Pettinato gave interesting testimonials about their face to face peer education training experience at the Lake District.
This was followed by a panel discussion composed mainly of professionals including Ms.Miriam Teuma (Agenzija Zghazagh CEO), Dr.Nadia Vassallo (Vice Principal Curriculum and Student Affairs), Dr.Rose Falzon (Director Student Support Services) and Mr. John Bartolo (Director Student Outreach and Events), Carla Cassano (MCAST student) and Luca Maistre (GCHSS student). Several issues related to Youth Particaipation were debated and it also included audience interactivity.
The highlight of the event was the launch of the online learning portal which is open and accessible for everyone. These new, evidence-based, transnational learning resources in youth peer education were created to promote health and to enhance physical activity. The audience present were given the opportunity to register, login and browse through the modules.