Time for Tea – London, United Kingdom

Training Course

19 August 2017 – 14 April 2018 | London, United Kingdom

This Training Course is for 64 participants from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Egypt, Georgia, Italy, Jordan, Lithuania, Macedonia, Former Yugoslav Republic of, Poland, Romania, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom

This is a unique new project for youth workers, trainers and other adults who want to inspire and empower young people. The project is in 3 parts: Training course (London); local youth activity in the home country; and public dissemination event (London).

When busy people have a cup of tea, they stop and think for a moment. Our leaders are no different. So what would you like them to think about while they drink their tea? Groups of young people or children from different countries imagine a short message on an issue that they think is important. They decide who they want to hear their message. Then they buy some tea, and design the most original and creative box or packet for it. They put their message inside the special packet, and find an interesting way to deliver the message to the leader they have chosen. All they are asking is that the leader should spend 5 minutes having a nice cup of tea and thinking about something which young people say is important. Finally, they tell the story of what they did, using film, photos, blogs or other creative media.

This long term project will bring together youth workers, teachers and volunteers from 18 different countries including the UK for three linked activities:
1. A training course about how to set up and organise a Time for Tea activity at the local or national level. You will first practice the activity together with other participants, and then make a detailed action plan for organising Time for Tea in your own country. You will also be trained on how to use video to report your activities.
2. When you return home, you will have up to 6 months to organise your own Time for Tea project with a group of children or young people. You will produce a film of your activities. All the films will be uploaded and shared on the Time for Tea website.
3. Finally, you will return to London (10-14 April 2018) to share your experience with all the other participants, and to present your project results at a public dissemination event in central London, for a VIP audience of key stakeholders and sponsors.

Activity 1 of the project is divided into two groups: A: 19-25 August 2017
B: 21-27 October 2017
In order to simplify communication and administration, there is a single application process for both groups.

For more information, see: http://www.momentumworld.org/time-for-tea/

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Travel for Activity 1 and Activity 3 will be reimbursed up to the following amounts per person:
Armenia, Azerbaijan, Egypt, Georgia, Jordan – €530
Bulgaria, Turkey – €360
Czech Republic, Italy, Lithuania, Macedonia, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Ukraine – €275
UK – €0 – €180 (depending on distance)

UK visa fees will also be reimbursed (only if the visa is issued).

The participation fee per person is €125 for Activity 1, and €75 for Activity 3.

Apply now!

Application deadline: 9 July 2017

Date of selection: 19 July 2017

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