Refugees as Re-Builders™ Foundation Course Autumn/Winter 2021

Are you a refugee who wants to help rebuild your home country?

Have you been a refugee for more than five years? Are you passionate about giving back to and serving your home country?

Then sign up today to participate in Refugees as Re-Builders™ Foundation Course. The course is designed, developed, and run by Initiatives of Change UK. We are now offering the course online due to Covid-19, and so that participants globally can join the course.

What’s the goal of the course? To strengthen the capability and expertise participants already possess as rebuilders, providing them with the resources and practical tools needed to potentially design and facilitate workshops within their diaspora communities and countries of origin. Refugees as Re-Builders™  aims to empower you to contribute to your country of origin and/or diaspora community, by giving you access to knowledge and skills that you may not otherwise receive through academic studies or work experience.

THE COURSE

The course covers three interconnected modules:

  • Dialogue for Social Cohesion
  • Ethical Leadership for Just Governance
  • Sustainable Livelihood for Resilience

The Foundation Level will take place on Zoom (the induction session will include a Zoom tutorial). It consists of 10 sessions on Saturdays, 10-12:00 and 14-16:00 UK time:

Saturday 16 October: Induction

Saturday 23 October: Dialogue for Social Cohesion 1

Saturday 30 October: Dialogue for Social Cohesion 2

Saturday 6 November: Dialogue for Social Cohesion 3

Saturday 13 November: Ethical Leadership for Just Governance 1

Saturday 20 November: Ethical Leadership for Just Governance 2

Saturday 27 November: Ethical Leadership for Just Governance 3

Saturday 4 December: Sustainable Livelihood for Resilience 1

Saturday 11 December: Sustainable Livelihood for Resilience 2

Saturday 18 December: Sustainable Livelihood for Resilience 3

To obtain a certificate, you will have to attend the Induction Day on Saturday 16 October, plus at least 7 of the 9 content sessions.

APPLICATIONS

Applicants are expected to:

  • Have a good standard of spoken and written English
  • Join the course using a suitable device (laptop, tablet or smartphone)
  • Be actively involved in serving their community at local, national or international level
  • Actively participate in the entire duration of the course
  • Comply with RRB Principles of Participation (to be agreed before the start of the course)
  • Arrive 5 minutes before the session starts, ready to begin on time

If we are oversubscribed, a selection process will take place, which may involve a interview via phone or video call.

COST: Free. Contributions towards the cost of the course would be appreciated.

APPLY NOW

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