Adobe Youth Voices teachers in South Africa – would you like to grow a media project through a financial mini-grant?

Do you need some financial assistance with a project that you are facilitating? What is this about? In order to both support youth media making broadly in iEARN and build on the experiences of educators and students from AdobeYouthVoices, iEARN-USA is announcing an iEARN ProjectsProduction and Exhibition Mini-GrantsProgram open to the entire network. Any iEARN participants who are facilitating an iEARN project or who are participating in an iEARN project and would like to support a productio...

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Adobe Youth Voices Creative Educator Awards – Deadline Extended to September 18th

This is a message from Lisa Jobson from Adobe Youth Voices and we are posting it as a reminder to all our Adobe Youth Voice educators in South Africa. The Adobe Youth Voices Creative Educator Award application deadline has been extended to September 18th. Educators selected for this Award will receive a one year Creative Cloud license (up to 25 devices) to help advance your youth media program.   All active Adobe Youth Voices educator in iEARN are encouraged to take a few minutes to review the a...

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Announcing the winners of the 2015 AYV Awards! Will you participate in SchoolNet’s next intake?

From all corners of the globe came powerful stories and images sharing youth perspectives on local issues. We are now pleased to announce the creative work chosen for First, Second, and Audience Awards in each category of the 2015 Adobe Youth Voices Awards. Congratulations to the youth artists who collaborated on the winning projects and to everyone who took part in creating media with purpose this year. See the projects › Documentary 1st prize: Making Light in Tbilisi — San Francisco, California, ...

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iEARN Youth Summit and Annual Conference to take place in Brazil – and a message to AYV teachers from South Africa…

Submitted by Omashani Naidoo This is a message from iEARN about the upcoming conference in Brazil. A reminder that all south african AYV teachers who submit learners media projects have a chance of going to this conference and will have all conference, travel, and accommodation expenses paid… The iEARN Brazil Conference team is working hard to prepare the programs for the 2015 Conference and Youth Summit which will be hosted in Brasília, Brazil, which will be held at the Centro de Convenções Ullys...

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We’re looking for 12 teachers from SA to take part in the wonderful, free Adobe Youth Voices media course and project starting in February…

What is the Adobe Youth Voices project? Adobe Youth Voices (AYV) engages talented educators of middle- and high-school-age youth (ages 13 – 18) in a year-long professional development and support program. Educators enhance their teaching strategies, gain new skills, and collaborate with like-minded educators and youth media experts to enable young people to express themselves using digital tools and to create media with a personally meaningful purpose. Educators from participating sites join a glob...

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Upcoming Adobe Youth Voices Webinar on 11 Nov. Join in to take a look at the Adobe Premiere Elements workspace!

Adobe Photoshop Elements and Adobe Premiere are two great programmes to use in the classroom for media making activities. This is an  invitation to join a guided tour of the Adobe Premiere Elements workspace by joining in a series of webinars. The sessions are open to all and will be held online in the iEARN Adobe Youth Voices Connect Room at http://iearn.adobeconnect.com/ayv. How to join the webinars To convert the times below to your local time zone, see: http://www.timeanddate.com/wor...

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SA teachers using iPads in class – get your students to create sample videos for the new Adobe Premier Clip app before October 28

Calling South African teachers using iPads in class. This is a message SchoolNet received from Adobe Youth Voices yesterday to pass on to you: ”We have a fantastic opportunity to have students help create sample videos for the new Adobe Premiere Clip app. The videos will be features as examples to all who use the app. Attached are three types of templates – family dish, video letter, and share a talent. (Download these at this link – Adobe Premier Clip template types). It would ...

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Another great Adobe Youth Voices opportunity for South African teachers – apply to join our upcoming, free Adobe Youth Voices Programme starting in September

Are you a teacher that likes to use the media with your 13-19 year old students? If so, please think about joining our upcoming Adobe Youth Voices programme with a group of students – even if you need to form an after school club in order to do this.  The great thing about it is that you’ll learn to create media with the free products and free online training from Adobe headquarters that we supply. All teachers and learners who meet all expectations will go into a prize draw to win gr...

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Submit your media to AYV Awards Program–before 18 April

18th April is the closing date There are only 4 more days for educators in South Africa to submit youth-produced media to the Adobe Youth Voices Aspire Awards. All media must be submitted online through the Adobe Youth Voices Awards site – http://youthvoices.adobe.com/awards/submissions. Who can enter Please help to spread the word to educators in your countries – the competition is open to all.  If the educators are part of your official AYV network program, please be sure they log...

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Adobe Youth Voices Community Update February 20, 2014

We would like to include on our blog a copy of this newsletter from Adobe Youth Voices for interested educators Dear Adobe Youth Voices Educators, Only 11 days remain until the Adobe Youth Voices Scholarships deadline – please encourage eligible youth to begin their applications now! The application will be closed at 11:59 pm Pacific Standard Time (UTC-8) on March 3, 2014. The application can be accessed at www.adobescholarship.com. Remind youth that once they start the application and provide the...

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