Training Opportunities

Training Opportunities

Did you know that we can fund you to take part in training events that help you prepare, apply for and run European Solidarity Corps projects? Each year Léargas chooses a number of particularly relevant training events that people working in the Irish youth and volunteering sector can be funded to attend.

Relevant events will be listed here.

To apply to go to a training event, click on the link after the listing.  Léargas will then get in touch with you to let you know if your application has been successful.

Due to COVID-19 preventative measures, some events have been postponed until further notice. Please see the news item on our homepage for more information. 


SoliDARE online
Online, 06-20 October

Aim: The event aims to bring together representatives from organisations and informal groups, active in the European Solidarity Corps programme. The methods used are part of a participatory methodology. The participants will co-create the content of the meeting. The overall objectives of the event are:
To allow space for networking and the creation of future partnerships between organisations active in the Solidarity Corps programme
To offer inspiration
To develop a sense of membership in a Solidarity Corps programme community

Target: Youth workers, Youth leaders, Youth project managers, project managers, Youth leaders of Solidarity projects experienced in ESC Programmes.

For more information, contact Carmel
Deadline for applications: 27 September
To apply: SALTO

Online TC on Mental Health in Volunteering Projects
Online, 2-16 November 2020

Aim: The training course will guide the participants towards better quality in supporting E+/ESC/EVS volunteers’ emotional well-being and understanding of the field of mental health and its importance for everyone.

Target: Volunteering project coordinators, members of hosting organisations working directly with volunteers/ assigning tasks.

For more information: Contact Carmel
Deadline for applications: 30 September
To apply: SALTO

TOSCA: Steps into Quality #2 – An Online Workshop on European Solidarity Corps Volunteering Projects in Changing Times
Online, 11 November 2020

Aims: The three-hour online activity aims to support and build up the capacities of organisations that actively participate in volunteering actions of the European Solidarity Corps, in order to ensure quality and impact in the respective projects.

Target: Youth workers, Youth project managers, Volunteering mentors, representatives of organisations active in the European Solidarity Corps Volunteering Action

For more information: Contact Carmel
Deadline for application: 25 October 2020
To apply: SALTO

 



These events provide support and guidance to organisations that want to provide volunteering opportunities, traineeships and employment placements for young people involved in the European Solidarity Corps.

Be the Spark! How to be the change in your community
Dublin, Ireland, 21 March

Aim: Are you a young person between 18 and 30? Do you want to address issues in your local community? Do you know that you can do this through the European Solidarity Corps? Come along and find out how to run a European Solidarity Corps project and Be the Spark to create the change that you want to see.

Target: Young people between 18-30

For more information, contact Noeleen
Deadline for applications: 18 March
To apply: Be the Spark!


Be the Spark! How to be the change in your community
Mullingar, Ireland, 28 March

Aim: Are you a young person between 18 and 30? Do you want to address issues in your local community? Do you know that you can do this through the European Solidarity Corps? Come along and find out how to run a European Solidarity Corps project and Be the Spark to create the change that you want to see.

Target: Young people between 18-30

For more information, contact Noeleen
Deadline for applications: 25 March
To apply: Be the Spark!

These are training activities that support volunteers and trainees. They include on-arrival and midway training for in-place volunteers, trainees and employees. We will also organise training events for returned volunteers. Listings of these events will be published here when available.

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Léargas is a not-for-profit organisation that operates under the aegis of the Department of Education and Skills and the Department of Children and Youth Affairs. Léargas manages European, national and international exchange and cooperation programmes in education, training and youth and community work and has been managing such programmes for over 30 years. Léargas currently has 40 staff based in our Dublin office. Our staff come from Ireland, Poland, France, Croatia, Denmark and Spain and have wide-ranging experience in education, training, community, youth and development work; and in IT and finance. The National Centre for Guidance in Education operates under the aegis of Léargas.
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LéargasMonday, October 19th, 2020 at 11:04pm
EPALE Ireland will host an exciting online conference for Irish adult educators on 25 November. 'Bringing Burnout Tools to Adult Learners' will feature talks by Marie Cleary and Jennifer Reidy and will also celebrate five years of the EPALE platform. Be sure to register by 11 November and secure your EPALE goodie bag! Register now at: https://bit.ly/2SAhTHh
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LéargasMonday, October 19th, 2020 at 2:01am
International symposium: Parent and Student Voice in School Evaluation Cases Across European Frontiers.

This symposium is for Teachers, School Leaders, Educators and Researchers. You can find out more and register to attend online here
https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/the-enactment-of-parent-and-student-voice-in-school-evaluation-registration-125238255995