What is Radioactive101?
Learning through radio, learning for life!
We have developed and implemented a pan-European Internet Radio platform, linked to innovative community based pedagogies – addressing employability, inclusion and active citizenship in an original and exciting way. Internet Radio provides an innovative way to engage, retain and develop those who are socially excluded or at risk of exclusion, and its low-cost, extensibility and sustainability, compared with FM radio for example, is a key dimension.
Through actively developing, implementing and running RadioActive101 the target groups – of older schoolchildren, young people and other older people – develop digital competencies and employability skills ‘in vivo’ that are relevant to the C21 workplace. These competencies and skills are accredited to provide a platform to further education or employment related to the knowledge and creative and digital industries.
To quote one of the UK Youth workers involved in this project: ‘I can’t think of one young person who I work with who would not want to be involved’.
The consortium is led by the University of East London (UK), with other partners from Portugal (CIMJ), Germany (UKL), UK (Pontydysgu), Malta (KIC) and Romania (ODIP).