Coaching: Level one is an international training course for youth workers on group coaching, with a focus on unemployed youth and NEET

Title: COACHING: LEVEL ONE
Venue: Slovakia, Kysak
Date: 16- 25 September 2019
We’re looking for 3 participants

Deadline to submit your completed application is the 2nd of July
I’m your application form! 🙂
Only selected participants will be informed until the 10th of July, 2019
Please, donate 10 000 HUF (Hungarian organization) in case of selection.

Aim and programme elements
The training course foresees up to 8 days of work, whereas the first half of the training focuses on the personal development of participants and development of constructive attitudes and self-confidence to engage in coaching practices. The second half of the training is focused on providing practical coaching tools and dedicated space and time for practicing.
The methodology to be applied for this training course is a mixture of different existing methods and approaches used worldwide in coaching practices, namely:
– Neurolinguistic Programming and Gestalt Psychology
– Eco-psychology, the impact of nature and natural habitats on the human psyche – International Coaching Federation approaches and practices
– Social Anthropology – namely focusing on Rites of Passage and Rituals
– Storytelling practices
The training also foresees the extensive use of outdoor spaces, outdoor activities, and coaching demo- sessions.
“Coaching: Level One” sees a path that starts from exploring coaching from the perspective of selfcoaching and self-awareness, to coaching others and empower towards self-awareness and goal achievement. Participants will experience through experiential learning, non-formal education and value-based learning a journey across psychology, philosophy, pedagogy and social anthropology.
They are going to gain tools, self-awareness, attitudes and competences that will later benefit the target groups of their youth NGOs back home, when being walked through their action plans supported by their peers and the training team.

The host organization:
Our aim is to educate and inform people about educational opportunities, build and develop their competencies and support their active participation and initiative through many various projects in Slovakia and abroad. Dedicated to youth, their problems, and needs from the very beginning, EduEra undertook numerous activities promoting and enhancing non-formal education. The main activity of EduEra is to find a common way for formal, non-formal education and business sector. Our activities are mainly focused on cross-sectoral collaboration between schools, municipalities, and NGOs. EduEra encourages the active participation of young people in the creation of new ideas and initiatives.
The non-governmental organization EduEra is registered by the Ministry of the Interior of the Slovak Republic as a citizen’s association since 2017. This step is only a result of many years of work of individual members of this association with youth in Slovakia.
Our members come from different parts of Slovakia and focus on different areas where they see the potential and opportunity for young people. Our staff is constantly training and developing skills in order to be able to integrate always new tools within our educational and training programmes. Some of them have been teaching for years and graduated as a teacher, psychologist, therefore, they have the “formal” experience of dealing with youth and adults. We believe that the most important value of society is education.
In 2018 EduEra was awarded by Slovak National Agency as the best NGO in the field of non-formal education supported by EÚ, also our Erasmus+ KA1 training course “TRAINBOW” was selected as a good practice example of 2018 from Slovakia and the work of EduEra was presented in European parlament during the European Youth Week in Brussel.

The Venue:
n Slovakia there are still unknown and undiscovered places that are exceptional for their beautiful nature, rich cultural heritage, and kind and hospitable people. Kysak and its surroundings is one such place. We will be accommodated in a resort in Kysak, which lies between two big regional cities, Kosice which is 20 km away, and Prešov which is about 20 km away. Kysak is a village and railway hub in Košice-okolie District in the Košice Region of eastern Slovakia.
Just 2.5 km behind the village of Kysak you can find our venue “Škola v Prírode Kysak (http://svpkysak.sk/), at the foot of the Slovak Rudohoria in the Humenec Nature Reserve in the Ružin Miniregión near the river Hornád. Participants should be prepared for rustic conditions and to share their room with several persons in 4 – bed rooms with private bathroom. Feel free to browse pictures of the venue here: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1rq7NeWQA6SZfHrOl1-DwjjNfGWleP83w?usp=sharing

Financial matters:
Accommodation and lodging covered 100% by the Erasmus +.
Travel expenses covered up to a 180Euro in case of Hungary, the amount is defined by the Distance Calculator
Participation Fee: 30 Euro

Deadline to submit your completed application is the 2nd of July
I’m your application form! 🙂
Only selected participants will be informed until the 10th of July, 2019
Please, donate 10 000 HUF (Hungarian organization) in case of selection.

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