Youngsters could be more effectively engaged in supporting programmes using the new technology languages and means since they are DIGITAL NATIVES. Therefore the key-point is to improve the way operators (teachers, tutors, guidance experts) listen to students’ help requests and communicate, that means:

  • Know, directly from youngsters, what are the difficulties and thoughts related to the school
  • Give youngsters the means to easily talk to their peers and/or to the adults, of their difficulties at school, and share positive and negative emotions in their school-life
  • Reinforce youngsters’ participation in supporting programmes for students at risk of dropout appealing to new and more effective ways to communicate and engage with them
  • Raise youngsters’ motivation, self-confidence, trust in their potential, conveying positive success examples of ex-students who had overcome dropout condition, completing the school and moreover finding a job coherent with the education received
  • Raise youngsters’ individual awareness of the role and responsibility they’ll have in the society, in social and economic terms