It is our great pleasure to open a call to find the organisers for one of Eduk8's most highly anticipated events of the year: the Eduk8 Starter 2017! 
Are you looking for new challenges, new achievements and to refresh the motivation of your local section? Are you ready to take a step forward? This is the right moment! We are looking for an OC ready to take this challenge with us!
The following text and attachments provide a lot of detail for potential Organising Committees to be aware of. However, don’t be scared by the length and detail of these documents, we just want you to have all the information and support necessary when preparing your application!
Also, if you would like to know from previous OCs what to expect when organising an Eduk8 event, check out the interview with the OC of Eduk8 Starter Timisoara at the ESN blog!



Basic Information

The Eduk8 Starter  is a training event that aims at developing soft skills of ESN members through non-formal education (NFE). ESN members will learn the basic tools to design and deliver workshops through NFE, in order to start their life cycle to become future trainers.

18th - 26th of February 2017
25th of February - 5th March 2017
**Please note that 4 trainers and 5 Eduk8 team members will arrive 2 days before and leave one day later than participants**
Duration of the event: 9 days from Saturday (arrivals day) to Sunday (departure day)
Number of spots: 40 participants, 4 trainers, 5 Eduk8 team members = total of 49 people
Participation fee: Around 150€ , but the lower the better
Grant support: It will only be confirmed later in the year if this event will be supported with additional funding

What the OC should provide

  • Accommodation: 9 nights (Tuesday to Sunday)
  • Food: 8 breakfasts, 7-8  lunches, 7-8 dinners
  • Coffee breaks: For all days (twice a day)
  • Opening & closing sessions: One big room for these sessions, ready to welcome up to 49 people at the same time
  • Rooms: 
    • 2 classrooms for the workshops taking place simultaneously
    • 1 storage/working room for trainers and OC
More important information with specific requirements is available in the document attached.

Support for the application

The Eduk8 Events Coordinator, Inês Cunha, is available for support during the pre-application phase to provide vital comments and suggestions for improvement to your application and budget. Please use this opportunity and contact her at the latest one week before the deadline to submit applications by writing to [email protected].

Application & Election

The official deadline to submit an application is: 15th August 2016
Send a completed application form and budget to [email protected] and the Eduk8 Team ([email protected]).
Please keep in mind: As the ESN Eduk8 Trainings are different from other ESN events, please be really careful about the list of requirements that you can find in annex. The OC should also include the cost of the facilitators, Eduk8 team and mentor's participation fee. 
We are very much looking forward to seeing your potential applications!
In case you would like to receive more information about Eduk8 don't hesitate to contact the Eduk8 Team at [email protected]