2016 was a year for Daum Foundation to readjust existing Youthvoice, ChangeON, and Ollybolly projects and to find possibilities of collaboration of the existing projects with new partners
Youthvoice found a new educator by strengthening internal policy and management of discovering media educator and some parts of training projects, and running pre-supervisor to train media educators of various media was also successful. Moreover, through education in school, we met more teenagers, and could see possibilities of external expanding by partnering with other corporate.
In regards to ChangeON, it was once categorized under ITcanus but came together with the brand ChangeON, and proceeded educational support project with ChangeON Conference, ChangeON@ which contained the changing needs of those in non-profit. A new experiment of sharing the public of the importance of digital cultural heritages could also be done.
Ollybolly produced storybooks that contains cultural diversity, and held job training for the teachers in order to expand education on cultural diversity within the public education. Furthermore, forming and running teachers’ research association to strengthen the network of schools. For outside school projects, cultural diversity instructors were trained at Ollybolly education center, and completed master thesis support project which marked its 10th anniversary.
15/16 Youthvoice conference
Youthvoice held a conference to share 1 year of meeting the teenagers and sharing the results with them. With ‘lecture’ under the topic ‘question is discovering’, ‘storymarket’ that sells the results of media education projects by making them as merchandise, ‘storytalk’ which is a time to talk un-told stories on media education with the instructor, and ‘screening’ of production supported films that contained voices of youth, the conference could communicate the stories of Youthvoice with around 300 participants.
Youthvoice media education workshop
Various perspectives and thoughts on 15 years of Youthvoice media education were shared between media educators and those related to youth training, and experienced Youthvoice education.
Discovering and training Youthvoice media educator
Through concerning and learning on youth media education with Youthvoice, and preceding their own media education project, we met with the teenagers. From planning to implementing and completing, the overall process of training only thought about the development of educators, which enabled to discover and train 15 educators.
Training Youthvoice supervisor
Youthvoice has found and trained 55 teams (individuals) for about 4 years from 2013 to 2016. In accordance with the varying environment of media genre and training method, we came to train supervisors of media educators for various genres. In 2016, the 4 existing educators supervised by on-site training, and the new 3 educators planned their own curriculum through studies and cultural experiences.
As a teenage organization of Youthvoice, Friendtor met and interviewed participant teenagers of media education throughout the country, and had an experience to think on their own and grow up by managing overall process of the program.
[Frientor Round 18] MinJu Kim, HyeSoo Jung, YiSeul Choi, BoKyung Han, HaNeul Park, HyeLyn Seo, HyeRan Jeong
[Frientor Round 19] YoonJoo Moon, Eden Park, JaeKwan Shin, YeRim Jun, YuKyung Choi, MinKyung Kang, JiSoo Kim, HyeLyn Seo, HaNeul Park
Youthvoice media education, to go into schools.
Youthvoice medica education collaborated with Awesome School, and educated on 6 media (5th time) at Kyungan high school. It was the first try of Youthvoice medica education to meet teenagers in school, which was a meaningful experience, and furthermore, able to listen to various voices by meeting a lot of teenagers.
NPO MEDIA research
Daum Foundation is constantly analyzing and evaluating the current state media infrastructure owned by domestic NPOs, actual usage, media usage capability evaluation level of the organization and the staff through NPO MEDIA research.
In 2016, by doing case study on media usage of domestic NPOs as well as data research, we were able to take a deeper look at on-site and could deliver important contents and experiences to NPOs that were to make use of media.
The 9th ChangeON Conference was held in Gwangju, following Busan in 2014 and Daejeon in 2015. This conference was under the topic of ‘digital world, survival of NPOs’, in order for NPOs to not lose their balance and spread social values in a fast changing society due to the 4th industrial revolution and information technologies.
This event consisted of 3 sections which were ‘surviving in the world of artificial intelligence’, ‘survive by working smart’ and ‘survive with new marketing and fundraising’.
In this conference, ▲Professor Eunsu Ju from department of social welfare at Ulsan university, ▲ Professor Jihoon Jeong from department of Digital Media Communication at Kyunghee Cyber University, ▲ Professor Wonjae Lee from Graduate school of culture technology at KAIST, ▲ Euikyun Lim, CEO of Slowalk, ▲Myungsoo Han, CCO of Woowahan Brothers Corp ▲Cheolhwan Kim, Chief manager of Optimum Marketing Research Institute, ▲Dongjun Kim, CEO of Bekind, ▲Poongnyeon Hwang, Chief editor at Jeonlado.com participated as speakers
Regional non-profit media conference ChangeON@, which was held to create new values through regional media and to share thoughts and stories for societal change was held in 4 cities, Jinju, Busan, Daejeon, and Cheongju.
The existing partners and Birlzip from Daejeon which joined as a new partner for 2016 ChangeON@, took time to share stories of regional media with total 261 participants with events that had unique features of each organization.
As for the regional partner organizations, Meditory (Busan), Gyeongnam National University of Science and Technology (Jinju), Media Gongryong (Chungju), and Birlzip (Daejeon) participated.
In a fast changing and disappearing digital world, on June 16th with 159 netizens, e haru 616 campaign, which archives historical records on the Internet was held. This year, total 3,363 websites were collected and could have meaningful time to create another internet history with netizens.
By holding eharu616 digital heritage award in 2 years, this year we showed the forum for the first with the award ceremony. It proceeded as an event to share deep stories on digital archiving through the forum and awarding the websites that are worth preserving as digital heritage through recommendations of netizens and nominators. ▲In diversity: Ildaro, ▲In public: PNU locality archive, ▲In history: 416 memory, ▲Popularity among netizens: 416 memory
Sori Archive opened a special issue of 1st generation of media educator. Various stories of media with its importance getting bigger despite short history of domestic media, and the concerns were dealt with Yongjin Won, and Choonah Kim, the 1st generation of media educators and their messages were delivered.
Cultural diversity instructor training
For the expansion of cultural diversity education using Ollybolly storybooks, training on ‘Cultural diversity class know-how using storybook around the world’ was done with 27 instructors in July, 2016. The content consisted of understanding cultural diversity, teaching method of cultural diversity using Ollybolly storybooks, actual examples of cultural diversity lessons, and so on. Through this training, Ollybolly was able to meet passionate teachers, and receive positive feedback such as ‘was able to understanding meaning and educational direction of cultural diversity’, ‘was able to experience both theoretical and actual examples’.
Forming cultural diversity instructor’s association
Cultural diversity instructor’s association was formed with teachers who sympathize with the importance of cultural diversity education, and those who strive for expansion of cultural diversity education in schools. Cultural diversity instructor’s association has time to read relevant books on cultural diversity and to discuss through regular meeting 1~2 times per month. Moreover, in order to make educational environment that understands and accepts the differences between students, a research to develop curriculum, educational equipment, practice model are being prepared.
Running Ollybolly education center
Ollybolly education center started in 2015 as a training process to support instructors that work in various fields such as activists or immigrant teachers to develop as cultural diversity educator through Ollybolly storybook. In 2016, Ollybolly education center was held for 5 days from July 18th, and 29 immigrant teachers from Chungcheongnam-do province participated. Through cultural diversity understanding training and practice of forming teaching materials using Ollybolly storybooks, the participants could gain their competence as cultural diversity educator.
Ollybolly cultural diversity master thesis support project completed
Ollybolly cultural diversity master thesis support project which contested its last time in 2015, completed 4 researches that were selected last year. A content introducing the 10 year record of Ollybolly cultural diversity master thesis support project was issued, which allowed to look back on the results.
Expanding network for diversifying Ollybolly project
During 2016, Ollybolly expanded its network with many institutions. In August 2016, Daum Foundation’s Ollybolly made business agreement on ‘creating a dual language environment for multi-cultural family’ with Ministry of Gender Equality and Family, Save the Children, LG Yonam Foundation, and Korea National Open University. Meanwhile, on December 9th~10th, we participated in ‘Neonaduri festival’ in celebration of 10 year of cultural diversity education, introduced Ollybolly storybook and increased awareness of cultural diversity.