6th Global Education Training Course for Youth Multipliers (Fully Funded)

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? The North-South Centre (NSC) of the Council of Europe is organising the 6th Global Education and Youth Training Course for Youth Multipliers from 3rd to 8th July 2017, in the framework of the 5th University on Youth and Global Citizenship(Hammamet, Tunisia).

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The training course aims to empower representatives of youth organisations to further support the practice of GDE based on the NSC’s Global Education methodology, contributing to develop a better understanding of intercultural education, intercultural learning and intercultural competences.

This activity is part of the iLegend project: Intercultural Learning Exchange through Global Education, Networking and Dialogue co-funded by the Council of Europe and the Civil Society and Local Authorities Programme of the European Union.

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 CoE member States or Southern Mediterranean region;
  • be between 18 and 30 years old;
  • be able to work and communicate in English; – be supported by one youth organisation/platform or institution

Candidates selected on the basis of the above eligibility criteria will then be evaluated according to the following selection criteria, which must be clearly specified in the candidate’s application form and recommendation letter:

  • playing an active role within youth organisation/platform or institution, and plan to continue this work in the near future;
  • having already some experience in terms of international youth work and project work;
  • having background knowledge in terms of sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), intercultural dialogue and youth related issues;
  • taking into consideration the organisation outreach and targeted beneficiaries. The selection will be carried out by the North-South Centre and the pedagogical team.

The selection process will seek gender and geographical balance and will assure representation of participants coming from different regions.

The North-South Centre will issue pre-paid flight round-trip tickets from your country to Tunis. Arrivals are expected on 2nd July and departures on 9th July. Transfers from and to the airport in Tunis will be ensured by the organisers. It is expected that participants/background organisations support expenses related to local transport in the home country, as well as visa costs. Please look for information regarding health and visa needs that you might have to attend the activity. 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.

Applications for the course are open until 26th May 2017, through the submission of the Online Application Form here  and a recommendation letter from the sending organisation to youth and globalisation email: nsc.youthandglobalisation@coe.int

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  1. Its a great thing to join and be part of a this organization to develop my skills .

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