From May 28th to June 2nd, 2023, ‘Install Youth Local Challenges’ took place in the picturesque setting of Leiden, the Netherlands, bringing together local youth for an enriching journey into the realms of Science Literacy and Digital Citizenship. The event was a dynamic fusion of learning and empowerment, enabling participants to delve into two essential pillars of modern education.
In the rapidly evolving world of technology, understanding Digital Citizenship is of paramount importance. Young locals had the opportunity to explore responsible and ethical digital behavior, ensuring that they navigate the digital landscape with wisdom and integrity. Through workshops and engaging activities, they delved deep into concepts of online privacy, security, and the ethical use of technology, equipping themselves for the demands of the digital age.
Simultaneously, Science Literacy took center stage, nurturing the curiosity and critical thinking abilities of the participants. Through interactive experiments and thought-provoking discussions, attendees explored the fascinating world of science, developing skills that are indispensable in today’s scientific and technological advancements. The event served as a gateway for these young minds to not only comprehend but also contribute to the exciting field of science.
‘Install Youth Local Challenges’ was more than an event; it was a transformative experience that prepared the local youth of Leiden to be informed, responsible, and active participants in the digital era while fostering their enthusiasm for science and its limitless possibilities.