Dear Network,
It is time to organise the next Eduk8 event: ESN Autumn Training 2016! 
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!
This event will benefit from financial support of the European Youth Foundation grant and the following email and attachments provide a lot of detail for potential Organising Committees to be aware. However, don’t be scared by the length and detail of these documents, as we just want you to have all the information and support necessary when preparing your application!
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 ESN Autumn Training is a training event that aims at developing soft skills of ESN members through non-formal education (NFE). 
16th - 20th of November 2016
23rd - 27th of November 2016
**Please note that 9 trainers and 4 Eduk8 team members will arrive 2 days before and leave one day later than participants**
Duration of the meeting: 6 days from Tuesday (arrivals day) to Sunday (departure day)
Number of spots: 60 participants, 9 trainers, 4 Eduk8 team members = total of 73 people
Participation fee: Around 120€ EUR, 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 €5,172 from ESN International

What the OC should provide

Accommodation: 5 nights (Tuesday to Sunday)
  • Food: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 5 dinners
  • Coffee breaks: For all days (twice a day)
  • Plenaries: One big room for these sessions, ready to welcome up to 73 people at the same time
  • Rooms: 
    • 3 classrooms for the workshops taking place simultaneously
    • 1 storage/working room for trainers and OC
  • And much more...
More important information with specific requirements is available HERE.
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: 12th June 2016 at 23:59 CEST.
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 please don't hesitate to contact the Eduk8 Team at [email protected].
On behalf of the Eduk8 Team,