It is our great pleasure to open a call to find the organisers for another Eduk8 event: the Eduk8 Forward 2017! 
 
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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 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 Forward is a training event that aims at developing advanced training skills of ESN members through non-formal education (NFE). ESN members will develop personal competences and learn how to plan, design, implement and evaluate quality educational workshops on national and international levels of ESN. Participants also develop stronger debriefing and verbal facilitation skills, facilitation and self-coaching techniques, game design and how to deal with ambiguity.

 
Timing: 

 

10th - 20th of August 2017
or
17th - 27th of August 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: 11 days from Thursday (arrivals day) to Sunday (departure day)
Number of spots: 20-25 participants, 4 trainers, 5 Eduk8 team members = total of 29-34 people
Participation fee: Around 150€, but the lower the better
Grant support: As this event is supported with funding from the Council of Europe, the OC can expect to receive up to €6,000 from ESN International
 
 

What should the OC provide?

 
 
  • Accommodation: 10 nights (Tuesday to Sunday)
  • Food: 9 breakfasts, 8-9  lunches, 9 dinners
  • Coffee breaks: For all days (twice a day)
  • Opening & closing sessions: One big room for these sessions, ready to welcome up to 40 people at the same time
  • Training rooms:
    • 3 classrooms for sessions taking place simultaneously
    • 1 storage/working room for trainers
**More important information about what the OC should provide is available in this document with specific requirements.**
 
 

Support for the application

 
The Eduk8 Events Coordinator, Julia Rausch, 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: 31st March 2017
 
Send a completed application form and budget to vicepreside[email protected] and the Eduk8 Team ([email protected]).
 
Please keep in mind: As the Eduk8 trainings are a bit different from other ESN events in structure and content, please be really careful about the list of requirements that you can find in the open call email, or receive upon request from the team. The OC should also include the cost of the trainers and Eduk8 team participation fee.
 
We are very much looking forward to seeing your potential applications!