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Development Education Training

 

Development Education training is available to both paid and voluntary staff working with young people in a non-formal setting. NYCI can provide tailor made training to your organisation. NYCI's Development Education training is designed for youth work practitioners, including youth workers, leaders and students, development educators, peer educators and youth work trainers.

NYCI's Vision for Development Education

NYCI's vision for Development Education training within the youth sector is one where youth work practitioners are given the opportunity to develop the skills and knowledge necessary to deliver quality development education, inspiring the young people with whom they work to act for a more just and equal world.

Interested in Undertaking Development Education Training?
Trainings are interactive and designed to provide you with knowledge and information about the topic as well as practical skills to deliver quality Development Education opportunities in your Youth Club or organisation.

If you are interested in development education/global justice training, contact NYCI to discuss how we can tailor make a training to suit your specific needs.

To make a Booking for any course visit www.nycitraining.org. If you would like to host one of these trainings in your organisation, please contact NYCI at 01-4784122 or via deved@nyci.ie

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Title: Global Justice in Youth Work – FETAC Level 5

This course is split over two residential trainings. Participants will develop the skills and knowledge necessary to deliver quality development education, inspiring the young people with whom you work to act for a more just and equal world. The training is accredited by FETAC and this stand alone module can be used to build on an overall FETAC Level 5 Youth Work Award.

Course fee:550 (Subsidised rate available) Duration: 40 hours over two residentials   

 

Learning content:

Understanding globalisation and global issues.

Exploring perspectives and values in youth work.

Examining interdependency and action.

Developing facilitation skills relevant to Development Education

 

Designed for: Those with at least one years experience as a youth worker/leader.

Participants must have an interest in global justice issues, some experience of working with young people and be at least 18 years of age. Participation in both residential phases of a course is a pre-requisite.

Numbers:Approx 10-15 participants

For more detailed information about the learning objectives of this training, please contact deved@nyci.ie

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Title:   Development Education in Youth Work and the National Quality Standards Framework

This training will introduce participants to a step-by-step guide to delivering effective and high quality development education programmes. Based on the “Going Global” resource, it highlights the value of development education to young people in Ireland and globally and shows why youth work settings are ideal for doing development education. It will introduce the core principles of the NQSF and make links between it and a development education approach to youth work.

Duration: One day or half day

          
Learning Content:

  • To demonstrate how an effective development education programme addresses the core principles of the NQSF
  • To examine what Development Education in Youth Work is
  • To understand how DevEd fits into good Youth Work practice
  • To learn methods that explore Local & Global connections in peoples lives
  • To link your current practice with the possibilities for doing DevEd

Designed for: This course will suit volunteers and staff currently delivering Youth Work activities and wish to broaden existing programmes.

Numbers: Minimum of 10 participants

Available: On request with minimum of 10 participants

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Title: Introduction to Development Education

This training will explore the connections between good youth work practice and development education. It will provide you with a clear understanding of what development education in youth work is and methodologies to use it in your work.
 

Course fee: €35 per person              Duration: Half day or Full day             

Learning Content

Understanding what Development Education is

Ability to highlight the connections between youth work practice and Development Education

Activities to explore justice issues with young people
 

Designed for

Volunteers and staff of youth organisations working with young people

in out of school settings.
 

Numbers: Approx 10-25 participants

Available: On request with minimum of 10 participants

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Title: Specific Issues & Development Education in Youth Work

Development Education covers a myriad of social justice issues. This training is tailored to suit your organisations work and gives you the flexibility to decide on a justice issue that your groups wants to explore. It aims to provide you with enough information and methodologies to be able to design a session appropriate to the group you work with.

Course fee: TBC              Duration: Half day              


Learning Content

Understanding the local & global nature of justice issues

Methodologies to bring a Development Education perspective to your work

Background information from local & global perspectives on your chosen justice issues
 

Designed for

Volunteers and staff of youth organisations working with young people

in out of school settings.
 

Numbers: Approx 10-25 participants

Available: On request with minimum of 10 participants

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Upcoming Scheduled Trainings in Deved

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