Coady Institute Global Youth Leaders Programme with Scholarships, Canada

Publish Date: Jan 19, 2016

Deadline: Mar 18, 2016

Event Dates: from Sep 19, 2016 12:00 to Oct 07, 2016 12:00

Coady Institute Global Youth Leaders Programme with Scholarships

The Global Youth Leaders Certificate is a three-week education program offered at Coady Institute. This program enables young development practitioners from developing countries to strengthen their leadership capacities in order to contribute to innovation and change in their organizations and communities. Participants engage in learning that is grounded in real-world experiences and focused on Coady’s core thematic areas. Through a shared learning environment with others from around the world, participants are exposed to a range of experiences and the beginnings of a potentially lifelong network of support.

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Personal benefits

  • Build self-knowledge as the basis of leadership to facilitate others through change
  • Strengthen communication skills which are key to making an effective case for change
  • Learn the theory and principles behind citizen-led and asset-based approaches and how to integrate these into your work
  • Develop facilitation skills and tools to use in various community development situations
  • Strengthen competencies to analyze how different world views influence development and social change
  • Develop values and attitudes that nurture a culture of peace and non-violence
  • Engage in an analysis of the intersectionalities between power, poverty, health, racism, gender equality and environmental sustainability
  • Gain a greater understanding of the complexities and principals involved with multi-sector and multiple-actor collaboration and working in partnerships
  • Explore local efforts to create, maintain, and strengthen citizen-led and community-driven development and grassroots campaigns for policy change
  • Become connected with a growing network of peers from around the world working for development and social change

Organizational benefits

  • Gain insights into new thinking and innovations in development and social change practice
  • Develop vision and leadership approaches which lead to innovation and social change
  • Integrate new analysis and strategies into education and organizing for development and social change
  • Enhance performance in areas such as gender equality, disability, human rights and the environment
  • Contribute to campaigns for changes in social policy and practices
  • Connect with regional and transnational networks working toward development and social change

Program eligibility

This program is targeted to young leaders (20-30 years old) from developing countries who are working on development issues. Priority is given to people who:

  • Possess a minimum of two years of demonstrated experience in social, environmental or economic development in sectors such as livelihoods or inclusive economic development, food security, environment, access to education and health care, governance, and the rights of girls and women;
  • Have great drive and passion for their work, demonstrated through their outstanding contributions in their organizations and communities;
  • Are practitioners in civil society organizations including community-based organizations and not-for-profits, or active in public or private institutions, donor/philanthropic agencies, social movements or in a social enterprise/business; AND
  • Have strong oral and written English language competencies.

Fees

Tuition 2,350 CAD
Accommodation and meals 1,150 CAD
Total 3,500 CAD

Program costs are subject to change.

The program fee includes tuition, accommodations and meals. Scholarships are available for successful applicants. Participants will learn from and share with local and international activists, development practitioners and volunteers, as well as Coady’s experienced facilitation team. The certificate is timed to finish immediately before Coady’s popular Fall Certificates - http://www.coady2.stfx.ca/education/, so participants can apply to take another program focused on a specific topic.

This opportunity has expired. It was originally published here:

http://www.coady.stfx.ca/themes/youth/global_youth_leaders/

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Disciplines

Leadership

Opportunity Types

Scholarships

Eligible Countries

Algeria

Argentina

Azerbaijan

Bahamas

Bahrain

Bangladesh

Barbados

Belarus

Belize

Benin

Bolivia

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Botswana

Brazil

Brunei

Bulgaria

Cameroon

Cape Verde

Chile

China

Colombia

Comoros

Costa Rica

Croatia

Dominica

Ecuador

Egypt

El Salvador

Equatorial Guinea

Fiji

Gabon

Georgia

Ghana

Grenada

Guinea

Guinea-Bissau

Guyana

Honduras

Hungary

India

Indonesia

Iran

Jamaica

Jordan

Kazakhstan

Kenya

Kosovo

Kyrgyzstan

Lebanon

Macedonia

Malaysia

Maldives

Mauritius

Mexico

Moldova

Mongolia

Montenegro

Morocco

Mozambique

Nicaragua

Niger

Nigeria

Oman

Palau

Panama

Papua New Guinea

Paraguay

Peru

Poland

Romania

Russia

Saint Lucia

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Samoa

Sao Tome and Principe

Senegal

Serbia

Seychelles

Sierra Leone

Solomon Islands

South Africa

Suriname

Tajikistan

Tanzania

Thailand

Togo

Tonga

Trinidad and Tobago

Tunisia

Turkey

Turkmenistan

Uganda

Ukraine

Uruguay

Uzbekistan

Vanuatu

Venezuela

Vietnam

Zimbabwe

Host Countries

Canada