The North-South Centre of the Council of Europe launches a Tutored Online Training Course on Global Education and Intercultural/Interfaith Dialogue, to take place from the 18th of September to the 15th of October 2023.
Part of the iLEGEND III project, the training course aims at providing participants with new skills and competences on Global Education, Intercultural/Interfaith Dialogue and Human Rights.
It targets education practitioners in the formal and non-formal sector, media professionals and members of Civil Society Organisations and Faith-Based Organisations to:
- reflect on Global Education, its concept, principles, and methodology;
- analyse relevant notions related to Intercultural/Interfaith Dialogue, such as culture, discrimination, racism, majority/minority, inclusion/exclusion, etc;
- develop specific competences focused on defusing and recognising potential conflicts, and actively promoting a culture of peace and non-violence;
- promote networking among participants involved in global awareness-raising or educational actions.
The conceptual and methodological framework of the course is based on the Global Education Guidelines. Grounded on a non-formal learning approach, work methods will include different types of supports, activities and exercises that facilitate individual and collective learning processes.
The training course is fully online, hosted on HELP CoE e-learning platform. Two tutors will accompany participants during the 4-week activity. The expected workload is approximately 25 hours in total. The activity programme is structured in 4 modules (one module per week). The training course will be mainly asynchronous: this means that each participant will learn on their own schedule and pace, completing activities and exercises. At the end of the training, participants will obtain a certificate of participation.
30 participants will be selected for this activity that will be held in English. This activity is open to citizens of the 46 Council of Europe Member States plus Algeria, Cabo Verde, Morocco and Tunisia (North-South Centre Member States). A quota is available for citizens from other countries.
Applications for the online training course are open until the 9th of July 2023 (23:59 UTC – Lisbon time), through the online application form.
For more information on the application and selection processes, please carefully read the call for participants to verify the eligibility criteria.
The Tutored Online Training Course on Global Education and Intercultural/Interfaith Dialogue is an initiative in collaboration with the AKDN-Aga Khan Development Network, KAICIID-Dialogue Centre, United Nations Alliance of Civilizations and Universidad Católica de Valencia - European Institute of Education for Democratic Culture (ECUDEM-UCV).