Training of Trainers 2020 - North East of Ireland Edition: Incorporating Development Education in the Adult and Community sector

Applications are now being accepted for this Training of Trainers programme for Adult and Community Educators in the North East of Ireland. This training is being delivered by Development Perspectives as part of Saolta. Saolta is a new Development Education strategic partnership programme for the Adult and Community Education sector in Ireland.

This Training of Trainers will offer Adult and Community Education practitioners in the North East of Ireland an opportunity to deepen their understanding of Development Education, to develop an idea on how (and why) to implement it in their daily practice, and to explore pathways to lead transformative change in Ireland.

This training will involve three day-long workshops which will allow practitioners to:

  • Acquire essential knowledge and skills related to Development Education.
  • Gain practical experience with Development Education and discover best practices in creating social change.
  • Receive a free training toolkit that will allow for practitioners to continue the work in their practice.
  • Enhance and strengthen the skills, instincts, and abilities that will advance practitioners professional development.
  • Build practitioners network and learn key engagement strategies to drive community involvement

Practical information:

  • Dates: Day 1 - Friday 09/10/2020 | Day 2 - Saturday 24/10/2020 | Day 3 - Friday 06/11/2020.
  • Times: All days run from 10am - 5pm.
  • Locations: All locations will be in the North East of Ireland. Participants will be notified closer to the date.
  • Food: Fresh organic vegetarian lunch is provided on all three days of the training.
  • Places available: This training is limited to 15 people only. We welcome applications from practitioners in the adult and community education sector.
  • Costs: This training is partially funded by Irish Aid, a state body with responsibility for raising public awareness of and engagement with development challenges at a local and global level. A non-refundable deposit of €50 is required in order to secure a place. This is to be processed following notification from the training team.
  • Travel costs: Travel costs for the three days can be reimbursed. Terms and conditions apply.
  • Certification: On completion of the training all practitioners will receive a certificate which recognises their CPD.

** Please note that this training is currently being planned as an ​in-person​ training. This training will be delivered according to HSE guidelines regarding Covid19 precautions. In the event that guidelines from the HSE change prior to the start date, there is a possibility this training will be moved online.

Application process:

Please find attached the Training of Trainers information form and application form. All application forms to be forwarded to or 10 North Quay, Drogheda, Co.Louth A92 TXW7. Please call 0419801005 with any questions you may have.

Closing date for application: Friday 11th of September, 2020.

Information form:

Application form (PDF):

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General Info

Date Entered/Updated
23rd Jul, 2020
North East / Online
Expiry Date
11th Sep, 2020