Applications Open for 7th Global Education Training Course For Youth Multipliers!

Deadline: 28 July 2017

Are you a young key multiplier playing an active role in a youth organisation, willing to gain skills to promote and disseminate principles of Global Development Education (GDE) to other young people? Do you want to develop intercultural competences to facilitate peer-learning processes with other young people? If yes, then apply for the 7th Global Education and Youth Training Course for Youth Multipliers that is Organised by the North-South Centre (NSC) of the Council of Europe from 18th until 23rd September 2017, in the framework of the 18th University on Youth and Development, in Mollina, Spain.

The training course has two main aims:

  • to empower young people to further support the practice of GDE based on NSC GE methodology;
  • to provide youth multipliers with a series of competences and tools to promote and disseminate principles of GDE to other young people.

Objectives

The specific objectives of the course are:

  • to understand the skills, values and knowledge behind the concept of GDE;
  • to raise awareness about the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (UN Agenda 2030) and the role that young people and youth organisations have in implementing, monitoring and evaluating the UN Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs) in their local communities;
  • to offer a platform to reflect on the role of peer education among young people;
  • to facilitate the development of specific training and facilitation competences and transfer of knowledge in educational methodologies for the development of multilateral youth activities that promote peaceful and inclusive societies;
  • to contribute to a database/network of young trainers/multipliers on GDE that will support inclusive and equitable quality education;

Benefits

  • The North-South Centre will issue pre-paid flight round-trip tickets from applicants country to Malaga. Arrivals are expected on 17th September and departures on 24th September. Transfers from and to the airport/train station in Malaga will be ensured by the organisers.
  • The board and lodging for the full duration of the training course is covered (accommodation and meals).
  • Participants will be accommodated in double/triple rooms.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates will be considered for the selection phase on the basis of the following eligibility criteria to be fulfilled by the deadline for applications:
    • be a citizen from one of the Council of Europe member states and the Southern Neighbourhood;
    • be between 18 and 30 years old;
    • be able to work and communicate fluently in English;
    • be supported by one youth organisation/platform or institution.
  • Participants supported by European youth organizations/platforms or institutions with a diaspora dimension are highly encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online via given website.

Eligible Countries: Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine, Syria,Tunisia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom.

For more information, please visit 7th Global Education Training Course.

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