2017 Young Leaders Conference – Kosovo

Posted on January 12th, 2017 in Trainings & ConferencesRespond to this post »

Deadline: 20 February 2017 Open to: young people between 18-26 years old Venue: 28-30 April 2017, Peja, Kosovo

Description

MCW will host a regional conference in Peja, Kosovo from April 28-30, 2017. The conference brings together youth from Europe and the Middle East, united by the goal of creating positive change in their communities. The 3-day conference will focus on creating a unique action plan to address an issue around the topics of youth unemployment, education, and gender in his/her community. Workshops, lectures, and experiential learning will make up the conference.

Eligibility Currently living in European or Middle Eastern countries; Be between the ages of 18-26 years old; Be fluent in written and spoken English; Demonstrate commitment to his/her community; Identify an issue faced by his/her community he/she would like... Read More »

Youth Exchange: InterACTive Colours

Posted on January 5th, 2017 in Trainings & ConferencesRespond to this post »

Deadline: 31 January 2017 Open to: young people between 18-30 years old from Greece, Lithuania, Latvia, Italy, Czech Republic, Spain, Bulgaria, Netherlands or Romania interested in LGBTQIA+ topics Costs: food and accommodation provided, travel reimbursed, there is a participation fee of 50 EUR

Description

A dynamic Exchange on personal development while working with digital tools for creating an online platform & producing educational videos with LGBTQIA+ content. It will take place in February-March 2017, in Ommen, The Netherlands.

InterACTive Colors Project is the 3rd part of a series of projects working with the LGBTQIA+ context and social inclusion. Through this project and its Exchange activity, the intention is to provide to all people involved,  a safe space and opportunity for learning,... Read More »

Braveheart – Leadership Skills Training for Youth Workers

Posted on November 10th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 30 November 2016 Open to: youth workers from Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Hungary, Italy and Spain Costs: food an accommodation are fully covered + travel costs according to distance

Description

Braveheart is a three phase training course for youth workers. Its aim is to strengthen and advance leadership skills.

The training course is based on the experiential and outdoor learning methodology. The stress is put on practical training with real effects rather than learning theoretical background. The ratio of practical training to theory is 80:20.

Project outline:

First phase: Find the leader inside   21 – 29 January 2017 – Challenge yourself for 2 nights winter outdoor experience, get to know yourself better, and reflect on your leadership... Read More »

2-Week Genesis Academy Summer Institute in Chicago

Posted on March 7th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 15 March 2016 Open to: high school students from Bosnia, Cambodia, China, Colombia, India, Mexico, Northern Ireland, Pakistan, Rwanda and the United States Venue: 24 July -7 August 2016, Chicago, USA

Description

Genesis at the Crossroads, (GATC) uses the arts and education as a vehicle for peace-building, creating and implementing innovative performance, educational and humanitarian programs worldwide.

Genesis at the Crossroads is currently accepting applications from high school students to participate in the two-week long Genesis Academy Summer Institute in Chicago, USA. From 24 July – 7 August 2016, a group of 20 international students will participate in an intensive program focused in the areas of:

Music and Peacebuilding; Heroes and Human Rights; Environmental Sustainability; Peace Journalism.

Predicated on experiential learning, social entrepreneurship, creative self-actualization,... Read More »

Training on Experiential Learning for Youth Workers, Serbia

Posted on November 25th, 2013 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 11 December 2013 Open to: youth workers, coordinators, facilitators and trainers from Serbia, Albania, Bosnia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Italy, UK, Poland, Estonia, Spain Venue: 11-20 January 2014 in Sremski Karlovci, Serbia

Description

TO Empower through Experience is focused on developing competencies of youth workers in facilitating experiential learning for young people. The training is designed to be practical and based on participant’s own journey through experiential learning.

The aim of this project is to increase the quality of youth work by equipping youth workers (coordinators, facilitators, mentors) with competencies in facilitating experiential learning.

During the training course participants’ personal and professional competencies (knowledge, skills, and attitudes) as youth workers and facilitators of experiential learning will be tackled and upgraded in the process. The training will be highly practical... Read More »