THE ESSENCE OF EXPERIENCE
Training of trainer’s course

Call for participants

THE ESSENCE OF EXPERIENCE is a training of trainer’s course to share in fact the essence of our 10 years’ experience in outdoor and experiential education. During these years the team of ÉLMÉNYAKADÉMIA has experiment and successfully combined different methodologies, also have made significant progress in working with disadvantaged groups and social inclusion. TEE will provide many experiential educational self and group experience to develop your trainer and group leader skills, get better understanding of social inclusion, the power of combining different methodologies and using nature as a tool.

DATA
Organizer: ÉLMÉNYAKADÉMIA / Academy of Experience, Hungary
Date: 1. – 10. of October 2015. Place: Galyatető, Hungary
Traveling days: 30. of September and 11. of October 2015.
27 participants from Hungary, Italy, Croatia, Latvia, Portugal, Finland, Ukraine, Armenia and Georgia

 

PARTICIPANTS
Age limit: 22+
Interests:
● You have work experience as a trainer / mediator / social worker / youth worker / psychologist / teacher / group leader;
● You’d like to know more about the topics listed in planned themes such as experiential and outdoor education, social inclusion, conflict management, personal development
● You are open to share your experience and meet others interested in this topic;
● You are willing to take challenges and can participate during the whole training;
● You speak English at least on basic level;

 

CONDITIONS
This training course is financed by the Erasmus+ program of the European Commission and requires co-funding from your side. All costs related to board and lodging will be covered by the grant, as for the program a participation fee of 50 Euro for EU members and 30 Euro for Eastern Partners is due. Travel costs will be reimbursed up to 100% upon the presentation of the tickets, invoices and proofs of payment if you manage your travel in the allocated budget. Please note that detailed info pack will be provided only to the selected participants.
In case of you are coming from less opportunity background and / or unemployed, and the participation fee would be the bottleneck of your participation – please indicate this in your application form. For a limited number of participants we can give discount.

 

HOW TO APPLY?
Please send your application form to kriszta.gyongyosi@gmail.com till 23 AUG 2015. Please note you may will be asked to detail your desire to participate in a further motivation letter.

You can download the application form HERE.

 

MORE ABOUT THE TC
The training course has a focus on professional development. Not just would extend knowledge of participants, but offer space for practical and methodical presentations, active practice, creating own projects, exchange ideas, views and experiences. Innovative element of the training is, that in the 3 part 20 underprivileged youngsters are coming to have their adventure, so the participants will have the opportunity to implement their fresh experiences immediately into practice.

 

AIMS and THEMES
● Gain knowledge about experiential and outdoor education and their possible combination with other methodologies
● Gain experience how to handle challenging situations during trainings;
● Gain experience in dealing with disadvantaged groups, learn more about their difficulties in communication and social inclusion
● Share experiences related to group leading and difficulties of disadvantaged groups
● Contact making, sharing experiences, views, practices
● Learn about yourself
TOOLS
● Experiential education, ropes activities, theoretical lectures and practical education, workshops and self-experience, Solution focused techniques, project management.

 

ABOUT ELMÉNYAKADÉMIA
Academy of Experience public benefit association was founded at the end of 2005 by 12 volunteers who would like to dedicate their future to non-formal education and development of young and adult people. The objective of the organization is to develop social and personal skills and attitudes of participants by using outdoor activities and applying the methodology of experiential education. Our organization gives the possibility to use the world of experiences as classroom, to discover and develop your hidden resources through real adventures and challenges. More info at: http://elmenyakademia.hu/rolunk/