CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS TO
Training of Trainers (ToT) in Human Rights education "Vouch for Human Rights"
Organised by National Institute for Social Integration (www.zmogui.lt) under the programme "All different - all equal"
DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING THE APPLICATION - 21 July
IDEAThe idea of the training came after the necessity of it was proved in a national level. NSII has many ongoing projects were professionally working trainers in the human rights education field are needed, but the need is not satisfied as most of the trainers are positioning themselves as being all-competent which is not enough to work with many issues human rights are challenged by.
AIMTrainining of trainers aims at transferring knowledge, building skills and shaping attitudes of the trainers in order to enable them in raising awareness for the protection of human dignity and of human security on certain issues of group rights, such as Anti-bullying; Anti-racism/Anti-xenophobia; Ethnic minorities and Roma rights; Anti-homophobia and gender equality; Mental disability.
GOALS OF THE TRAINING
- To expose the diverse ways human rights education is occurring in different countries;
- To broaden the trainers knowledge of human rights system, framework, concepts, theory, and practice;
- To provide human rights trainers with legal mechanisms, covenants, and principles;
- To share and introduce materials and methods to be used in human rights education;
- To enhance understanding about organising the human rights learning process for young people;
- To employ trainers with the skills needed to design and implement a programme for peer educators;
- To expand a network of qualified trainers able to work in human rights field in Europe and Caucasus region.
- To deepen understanding on a certain human rights issues mentioned above.
TARGET GROUP (PROFILE OF THE APPLICANTS)
- Active trainers from EU and Caucasus countries that have experience working with young people and using non – formal education methods and have particular interest in human rights field. Priorities for working with:
- Anti-bullying;- Anti-racism/ anti-xenophobia;- Ethnic minorities and Roma rights;- Anti-homophobia and gender equality;- Mental disability.
Working language will be English.
- Non- formal education methods;- Panel discussions;- Study visits in Lithuanian Human Rights NGO’s;- Expert presentations;- Other thematic workshops.
- Board and lodging costs are covered by organizers;
- 70% of travel expenses for international participants will be covered;
VENUE AND DATES
1 - 8 AugustKaunas, Lithuania
Selected trainers after the training will have an opportunity to work with National Institute for Social Integration on developing its human rights education programmes and also be hired for delivering the trainings for young people.
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