The Peace Project

Szeptember / Loughborough / The Peace Project

Title: Training Course – The Peace Project
Venue: Loughborough, UK
Date: September 16 – 24, 2017
This training course is designed for youngsters, working with young people from different backgrounds, be it cultural minorities, migrant or refugees and/or on polices aiming at partnership working when addressing raised by communities problems, such as youth vulnerability and integration of new young people in the new area.
Should be aged over 18 years
We’re looking for: 4 participants

Please, donate 10 000 HUF (Hungarian organization) in case of selection.
Deadline to submit your completed application is July 27th, 2017
I’m you application form :)
Only selected participants will be informed on July 28th, 2017.

SUMMARY OF THE PROJECT

This 8 days training course will bring 32 youth workers and youth leader from 8 European countries- UK, Greece, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Finland, Poland, Hungary, Latvia – to Loughborough and Leicester, UK, from 16-24 September 2017.
It will provide a platform for participants to explore cultural and faith diversity through the face to face dialogue. It will equip them with tools for a successful facilitation of the intercultural dialogue and bringing communities together as well as raise awareness on vulnerability of young people to be groomed towards extremism and importance of community engagement as a resilience and counter force to radicalisation.
The training will address following objectives:
Raising awareness of cultural and religious values

Identifying and understanding the causes of extremism

Increasing the competences of youth leaders, youth workers and educators in
the field of active citizenship and Intercultural/Interfaith dialogue through non-
formal learning

Building understanding for actions we can take to bring about global peace

increasing the international dimension of youth work, notably with reference to
human rights and intercultural education

Training methods and foreseen Activities:

We will be using different methods of non-formal education such as workshops, round tables, group work, board game, visit to religious venues, educational establishments and youth clubs, and the sharing of experiences and challenges.
As it is a training for trainers and educators we will provide an opportunity for the participants to practise their learning in local youth establishments like schools and youth clubs.

ABOUT QUALITY ACTION

Equality Action, formerly Human Rights and Equalities Charnwood (HR&EC) is delivering international trainings since 2006 alongside their local activities where it works towards eliminating discrimination, campaigns for equality of opportunity and promotes good relations between all persons in the Borough of Charnwood, in the County of Leicestershire.
Equality Action fortunately placed in the heart of the local community, works with different local groups, statutory and third sector organisations and networks and such as Loughborough and Leicester Council of Faith, Charnwood Arts, Loughborough University and Charnwood Borough Council – local
organisations valuing diversity of the area and actively promoting good relationships between people of all communities. Equality Action had also been instrumental in development many policies and practices, for example on Hate Crime awareness and reporting.
Two of the current projects of the organisation aim at greater integration of men and women coming from South Asian background.

PRACTICALITIES

This training course is organised within the context of Non-Formal Education (NFE). This means that we will have an interactive, participatory, horizontal and non-academic approach. What you give is what you get! 
We expect that participants share their knowledge and their own expertise and actively contribute in the programme, exchange and build together experiences and share feelings and opinions. 
The methods used in each session will include: group work and brainstorming, presentation from different participants to share knowledge and experience, simulation to experience the tools and methods and group discussions and reflections to be able to critically analyse the experience. Two days will be dedicated to experiential learning and self-directed learning, where participants will design, prototype and facilitate one activity on one of the topics covered during the training. 

Health insurance is not provided by the organizers and will not be reimbursed. All participants are required to purchase health insurance individually.

Financial matters:
¬ Accommodation, food, local transportation during the activity days, materials for activities are totally covered by the grant of the Erasmus+ Program.

¬ Travelling from your country to the project venue will be reimbursed till a maximum of 275 euro as calculated with the distance tool. Taxi invoices are not accepted.
¬ Important: keep all the invoices and boarding passes.

TRAVEL INFORMATION

Travel (flights, other means of transport) expenses are compensated (up to 100%), based on the actual expenses incurred and the distance from your location of residence to the location of the project (Loughborough, UK). In the case of Hungary the available sum is €275/participant.
You will be reimbursed with 100% of your travel costs up to 275 euro. Reimbursement of travel costs will only be done upon full attendance in the training program and presentation of the original tickets with boarding passes and receipt/invoices. Remember that you can travel only with the cheapest means of transport (2nd class trains, economy class in the planes).

Please, donate 10 000 HUF (Hungarian organization) in case of selection.
Deadline to submit your completed application is July 27th, 2017
I’m you application form :)
Only selected participants will be informed on July 28th, 2017.