Call for participants: ERASMUS+ Programme – KA1 TRAINING COURSE, Austria

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Deadline to apply: 10.08.2020

When: 20th-26th of October 2020
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Organiser: JumBo is a NGO was established in 2009 in order to promote youth
mobility and the diffusion of non-formal education realising intercultural exchanges
and other cultural projects in an international and European level. JumBo gives
attention to social problems like racism, unemployment and any kind of
discrimination. http://www.jumbo-jugendmitbock.at

Background information:

This is a Training Course based on the use of non-formal education, theatre, and creativity as tools for youth empowerment. 

The project will take place in Amstetten, (AUSTRIA) from the 20th to the 26th of October 2020.

During the Training Course all the participants will implement a creative process using theatre techniques. The participants will work individually and in groups using theatre, they will lead sessions for other participants testing their leadership skills. An important goal is to learn how to use arts as tools for social and personal transformation to learn how to use theatre to communicate in an intercultural environment.

Expected participants in the project will have the experience in working with young people and an active interest in using theatre.

Objectives of the project:

to promote cultural awareness in participants and their intercultural learning process.

to offer to participants a clear methodological approach and new tools based on theatre and creativity

to share among participant’s creative working methods focused on promote social inclusion among young people using theatre

to foster new networking youth initiatives based on arts and creativity as tools for social transformation

Participant profiles

having a true and real interest in the topic and new methodologies;

at least 3 years of practice in performing arts (theatre, music or dance) as an artists and/or youth workers/leaders

open to diversity;

fluent in English as a working language (being able to understand and communicate in English for the entire project);

it is obligatory to be present during the whole duration of the activities every day.

Extra info

Language of instruction: English

Certificate: European Youth Pass

Selected participants will have to pay a participation fee of €50.

Costs for board, accommodation and training are fully covered by the organisers.

How to apply:
Please apply through this link by the 10TH of August 2020

Jumbo.office@gmail.com