The training of trainers on Global Education
The European Voluntary Service (EVS) paved way for young people from Europe to be actively involved in various international voluntary activities from different developing countries. EVS is a very effective tool and mechanism to promote global responsibility and strengthen global cooperation using diversity as strength towards solidarity and understanding. Recognizing EVS as an effective tool in global cooperation requires a need to properly rationalize and strengthen the educational component of the program.
ESIA project is designed with innovative approaches and methodologies which mainstream both Asian and European context. This project serves as a platform to facilitate and enhance the participants’ knowledge and understanding on various issues carefully chosen by the organizer utilizing global education and volunteerism as the common framework with the aim of having an impact that will bring added value to the local communities of the participating countries as well as further promotion and facilitation of implementing Asia-Europe EVS mobility’s.
The training of trainers on Global education as a step of the prearranged project flow took place in Spain, Lorca, between 14th-22nd June 2013.
The particular objectives of the training were:
To share local experience and best practises on Global Education.
To explore the different opportunities of how Global Education can be involved in volunteering service.
To discover the available tools and mechanisms which can be implemented in practise to foster Global Education in volunteerism.
To reveal the possibilities of how the vision of Global Education can be implemented in an organisational level.