It is time to organise the next Eduk8 event: ESN Spring Training 2020!

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!

If you would like to learn what to expect when organising an Eduk8 event from the previous OCs, check out the interview with the OC of Eduk8 Starter Timisoara at the ESNblog and the interview with the OC of Erasmus in Action: Autumn Training Pescara on our website! 


Basic Information:

The ESN Spring Training is a training event that aims at developing soft skills of ESN members through non-formal education (NFE).

Timing preferably:
from the 28th of April to the 3rd of May
from the 5th to the 10th of May
from the 12th to the 17th of May (preferred date)

**Please note that 9 trainers and 1 Eduk8 team member will arrive 2 days before and leave one day later than participants**

Duration of the event: 6 working days, from Tuesday (arrival day) to Sunday (departure day).

Number of spots: 60 participants, 9 trainers, 1 Eduk8 team member = total of 70 people.

Participation fee: Around 120 EUR, but the lower the better.


What the OC should provide:

·  Accommodation: 5 nights (Tuesday to Sunday)

·  Food: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 5 dinners

·  Coffee breaksFor all days (twice a day)

·  Plenaries: One big room for these sessions, ready to welcome up to 70 people at the same time

·  Rooms:

·  3 classrooms for the workshops taking place simultaneously

·  1 storage/working room for trainers and OC


Support for the application:

The Eduk8 Events Manager, Dániel Zsiros, 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 him at the latest one week before the deadline to submit applications by writing to [email protected].
To rock at fundraising and make the event cheap, please check this awesome guide by FICO and contact our new Fundraising Officer (who can give you tips and guidance) at [email protected]. To make your event environmentally sustainablecheck this guide by ESN SpainPromotion and Communication aspects of the event should be discussed with the Eduk8 Communication Officer during application and after selection as well. Furthermore NO Facebook, Instagram fan page or event should be created without consulting with the Eduk8 Team.
Finally, the OC and ESN International will sign an agreement stating the above-mentioned before the chosen OC is officially appointed by the Board.


Application & Election:

The official deadline to submit an application is the 2nd of February 2020 (23:59 CET)

Send a completed application form and budget to [email protected] and the Eduk8 Team ([email protected]).

Please keep in mind: The Eduk8 training events are a bit different from other ESN events in terms of requirements. Please make sure to read carefully the list of requirements when you are preparing your application. The OC should also include the cost of the facilitators and Eduk8 team member'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].