(2 day course)
This two-day course is designed to explore the theory and methodologies required to address interculturalism an ind inclusion in a youth work setting. On day one the course follows the structure of the ‘Intercultural Awareness and Cultural Competency’ training day. On the second day participants will develop practical skills to engage with young people and volunteers in a culturally diverse setting, as well as planning and delivering their own session on Interculturalism and inclusion
Course fee: €100 per person. This will include tea/coffee, lunch and all materials. Alternatively organisations can negotiate a price to cover training only. NYCI members receive reduced rates.
Numbers: The minimum number of participants that is required to run this course successfully is 10, and the maximum 20.
The session will help participants:
- Understand and reflect on their own culture;
- Look at culture and minority experiences and how they affect communication, relationships and youth work;
- Develop the skills to work more effectively with young people and volunteers in a multi-ethnic and diverse settings;
- Challenge myths about diversity;
- Explain the meaning of interculturalism vs multiculturalism, and understand the youth leader's role in promoting and ensuring inclusive youth work environments;
- Plan for and present a taster session on interculturalism and inclusion for a youth group.
This course will suit individuals that have a professional role – voluntary or staff - in a youth work setting. It is designed especially for anyone involved in planning, evaluation and programme development.
This training is available by request to organisations or interested groups
Phone Anne Walsh at 01 4784122 for details