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Call for Trainers
Bringing Stories to Light

Where and when?

5 – 10 October in Mollina, Spain. 

The venue is a youth centre CEULAJ.

Specific objectives:

 
· Increase and build participants’ competencies to comfortably work with digital storytelling methodology 
· Promote diversity, intercultural and inter-religious dialogue, common values of freedom, tolerance and respect of human rights through applying creative methods to share personal stories of intercultural encounters 
· Increase the competences of participants in Human Rights Education 
· Promote a more peaceful society by showcasing the stories to break the stereotypes and prejudices people have about each other 

What are the aims and objectives of the project?

The main aim of “Bringing Stories to Light” training course is to boost and diversify participants’ competences to use innovative and engaging methods in intercultural education, such as Digital Storytelling. 

"Bringing Stories to Light" will last 4 full days and combine training on Digital Storytelling with Human Rights Education sessions, so that the participants enhance their competencies in those areas and are better prepared to promote diversity, intercultural dialogue and common values of freedom tolerance and respect. 

Follow-up actions and multiplication events will be planned as well, so that participants can train others in using the tools they have just learned. 

Outcomes and Outputs

The project foresees the following outputs: 

· Increased competencies of 25 volunteers and staff in the areas of Human Rights Education 

· Practical knowledge of using Digital Storytelling to be able to share intercultural stories in a compelling way

· At least 10 Digital Stories, related to intercultural experiences

What is the target group?

Volunteers and staff interested in learning about Digital Storytelling Methodology and Human Rights Education. Prior exchange experience or other profound intercultural experience is a necessary requirement.

What is the profile of the trainers?

We are now looking for trainers who will be responsible for facilitating the training. 

Interested individuals should be: 

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  • aged 18+, 
  • able to work in English, 
  • knowledgeable about topics related to (please note that it is not necessary to be competent in all areas): 

- Human Rights Education 
- Digital Storytelling methodology 
- Video Editing 


  • experienced in training and/or facilitation, 
  • committed to work with other trainers in the team in preparing the training to a high and professional level,
  • committed to participate in the full duration of the project, including the support during shadowing and the follow-up

What are the responsibilities of the trainers?

The trainers will be responsible for: (PLEASE READ CAREFULLY) 

  • preparing the training course and its methodology 
  • implementing the training course 
  • preparing the hand-outs and session 
  • evaluating the training course 
  • internal reporting 
  • ensuring follow-up with the participants

What about the financial side and other technicalities?

Board and lodging are provided for trainers. 

100% of travel expenses for the trainers will be reimbursed upon presentation of the relevant receipts. 

Trainers should be available for the full duration of the preparation meeting and the training courses: 

  • 1st Prep Meeting in Brussels: 30th of August (evening) to the 1st of September (late afternoon) PLEASE NOTE! This meeting will happen only if we get additional funding, which we will know by July 31. 

Otherwise, the team will be collaborating online on the training course preparations.

  • 2nd Prep Meeting & the training course: 3rd of October to the 10th of October (participants arrive on the 5th of October) 

Further details will be established once the team has been chosen.

The trainers are responsible to organise their own health insurance.

What is the application procedure?

Should you wish to apply to be a trainer at this training course, please complete as fully as possible the application form by the 30 June 2019

The trainers will be selected soon after the deadline.