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Fri 19 May 2017, 10:00 – 16:00 BST
Why should you attend this course?
Generation Z are born with complete technology, 83% want to be contacted via social media about career opportunities. However, 37% fear they will have jobs that don't match their personalities. This training will explore how professionals can understand and support this technological generation.
Who should attend this course?
Generation Z will benefit professionals who are working with children and young people, within public, statutory and voluntary organisations.
What are the benefits of the course?
The course will provide a valuable insight into how today’s young people relate to and communicate with themselves and the wider community. Technology is more than just entertainment it is a way of life for Generation Z.
This understanding will be of great value when providing young people with the knowledge and motivation to fulfil their potential.
What is Generation Z?
Generation Z is a term given to the current generation of young people whose attitudes and behaviours have been partly shaped by the world in which they have grown. They can text, read, watch and walk all at the same time.
What are the aims/outcomes of the course?
At the end of the course participants will:
Summarise the factors which have shaped the attitudes and behaviours of Generation Z.
Explain the negative and positive use of technology in young people's lives
Recognise the internet and social media is a major factor.
Identify how anxiety brought on by the global economic problems of recent years and its impact.