Course Overview
The RYTA e-learning course has been meticulously developed following extensive research into the challenges and needs of rural youth. This course is designed to enhance the democratic engagement and societal participation of young people in rural areas by providing them with the essential knowledge and skills needed to become active, informed citizens. The course comprises several comprehensive modules, each addressing critical areas that will help participants to effectively engage in their communities, advocate for their rights, and contribute to sustainable development.
Each module includes a variety of educational materials such as articles, publications, videos, and links to relevant projects, providing comprehensive support for learners. The course aims to empower rural youth to navigate and positively impact their environment, fostering a sense of responsibility, engagement, and active participation in democratic life. Through this training, young people will be better equipped to address their everyday challenges, contribute to civic development, and understand the broader context of EU policies and initiatives.
By completing this course, participants will develop improved communication, leadership, and organizational skills, a deeper appreciation for diversity and inclusion, and a robust understanding of environmental sustainability's role in ensuring a better future for their communities. The RYTA project ultimately seeks to create a generation of informed, engaged, and proactive rural youth ready to make a positive impact on their local and global landscapes.

Active Citizenship
Understand and practice active citizenship, fostering collaboration, and developing projects that promote civic engagement and social responsibility.
Dialogue and Communication
Enhance communication skills and cultural dialogue, essential for expressing needs, building relationships, and participating in community and political processes.
Diversity and Discrimination
Address issues of diversity and discrimination, promoting inclusivity and understanding within rural communities.
E-Participation Tools
Utilize digital tools for civic engagement, enabling participation in decision-making processes and enhancing transparency and accountability in governance.
Participatory Approach
Engage in community-based research and social change initiatives through participatory action research methods.
Soft Skills
Develop essential soft skills such as critical thinking, problem-solving, and emotional intelligence, which are crucial for personal and professional development.
Sustainability, Climate Change, and Quality of Life
Understand and advocate for environmental sustainability and address the impact of climate change to improve quality of life.
Vulnerable Groups
Support the inclusion and empowerment of vulnerable groups within rural communities, ensuring that all voices are heard and considered in community development.