TOT in human rights education,Hungary

“Training Trainers for Human Rights Education with young people” 24 March-2 April 2010, European Youth Centre, Budapest

Deadline to apply: 23 January 2010

Profile of the participants
The course is designed for participants who are:
-active as trainers or facilitators in non–formal education, especially within youth organisations and associations, in youth work activities and in other NGOs concerned with human rights education;
-trainers or teachers with a multiplying role within formal education systems and are interested in introducing non-formal learning methodologies in their human rights education activities.

All participants must also:
-already have experience in working as trainers or facilitators with young people
-be able and committed to act as multipliers or trainers for human rights education as a result of the course
-be motivated to develop their competences in human rights education and to share their experiences with other participants
– be interested in developing human rights education training project with young people
-be committed to attend for the full duration of the course, including the preparatory and follow-up stages
-be supported by their organisations
-have access to the Internet at least 2 hours per week between 15 February and 30 June 2010
-be able to work in English or French
Be resident in a member state of the Council of Europe (plus Belarus and the Holy See); in very exceptional cases some participants from other countries may also be invited.

Application procedure and selection of participants

All candidates must apply by filling in the on-line application form available HERE

Applications must be accompanied by a letter of support from their  sending organisation or institution stating the added value for the organisation resulting from the applicant’s participation in the course.

A total of thirty-five participants will be selected for the course, on the basis of the profile outlined above and ensuring a balanced group (sex, geographical regions, different types of experiences, cultural backgrounds and organisations).

Priority will be given to applicants who will be trainers in the national or regional courses planned or envisaged within the Human Rights Education Youth Programme for 2010.

A waiting list may be established. Candidates will be informed about whether their application has been accepted or rejected, and if they have put on the waiting list, by 1 February 2010.

The accepted candidates will receive the course documentation directly from the European Youth Centre Budapest.

Deadline for applications
All application forms must be completed by 23 January 2010.

Financial and practical conditions of participation

Travel expenses
Travel expenses and visa fees are reimbursed (on presentation of the relevant receipts) according to the rules of the Council of Europe. Only the participants who attend the entire training course can be reimbursed. The payment will be made either by bank transfer after the course, or at the end of the course in cash (in Euros).

Board and lodging for the training seminar will be provided and paid for by the Council of Europe at the European Youth Centre Budapest.

Enrolment fee
An enrolment fee of 60 Euros is payable by each participant. This amount will be deducted from the
amount to be reimbursed for travel expenses or paid at the EYCB during the course.

Internet-related expenses
The Council of Europe will not reimburse any fees related to the usage of Internet during the course.

More info HERE

Application FORM in Word

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