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Practical Skills Workshop

The practical skills workshops are two-day workshops delivered to EMA students during their first semester. It aims at providing current students with practical skills related to human rights, such as advocacy, project management, or human rights assessment. It has been included in the official curriculum of the EMA programme and its aim is to bridge the gap between theory and practice.

Call for applications:

Facilitators for Practical Skills Seminar 2020

What is it:

The practical skills workshops areworkshops delivered to EMA students during their first semester.It aims at providing current students with practical skills related to human rights, such as advocacy, project management, or human rights assessment. It has been included in theofficial curriculum of the EMA programme and its aim is to bridge the gap between theory and practice.

Who are we looking for:

Two Alumni with experience in at least one of those areas:fundraising,advocacy methods, public speaking & ideally engagement and knowledge ofchildren’s rights to act as facilitators of two workshops.

The workshops will take place in Lido and each seminar will last two days and it will be divided between morning and afternoon hours.The Alumni selected as facilitators will provide the current students with examples of how to develop those practical skills through interactive and engaging exercises including examples taken from the professional field.

Where and When:

Lido, Venice onThursday 29 and Friday 30 of October.

How to apply:

  • Create/update your profile athttps://www.globalcampusalumni.org/; This will allow EMAlumni Association’s members to have a clear picture of your profile.
  • Send a CV (max 2 pages) and a short motivation letter (max 1 page) to Jean-Marie Rogue atjean-marie@emalumni.org and Theodora Ralli attheodora@emalumni.org indicating ‘Application Skills Seminar’ in the subject line.
  • Please stateclearly which professional area/areas (fundraising, advocacy methods or public speaking) you could best present on and include in your motivation letter a short overview of the examples/exercises/case studies you want to use and how they relate to childrens’ rights (if possible) or human rights in general. Please,be creative and bear in mind that your role as facilitator is highly valued by students. The presentation can include any media and/or material that you deem appropriate.
  • Selected candidates will be notified some days after the deadline.

EXTENSION of the deadline for applications: Sunday, 20 September 2020.

A Certificate of Participation will be provided to the facilitators by the EMAlumni Association.

Take a look at the photos and read comments from the Practical Skills Seminar that took place last yearhere.

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