09 Aug - 08 Sep 2021
online 09-27 Aug
offline 30 Aug - 08 Sep
Learning Center Zaježová, Slovakia
application deadline: 17 July
Once you’ve been selected you will start your online workshop beginning of Aug that lasts for 3 weeks. Each week we will have 2 meetings of around 2 hours each and you will have to do some homework. Totally doable next to work. After this you will travel to Slovakia and spend 10 days with your team members learning and working on a social challenge. At the end you will be part of the online follow-up session where you will learn how to make your project visible.
Collected evidence in numerous case studies confirms that quality early childhood development can set children in adversity on the right track towards a brighter future. When services are provided early, the return on investment is the highest. Nevertheless, it is exactly those children most in need of early childhood development and care, who are absent from these services. This video explains everything much better than we ever could.
We will work with experts and practitioners of early childhood development. We will investigate what are the barriers of a well functioning early childhood development system and will develop potential solutions. Our main geographical focus is the Visegrad Region.
We are looking for participants from diverse backgrounds including, but not limited to, the following areas:
This program is a non-profit endeavour. We receive a lot of volunteer work, get support from our sponsors, and grants. Nevertheless, your contribution is essential to make it work. We kindly ask that you pay as much as you can within the following ranges.
The Holis approach is different from traditional courses. We pay attention to every aspect of your well-being and learning. Our venue is in a rural environment away from the rush of big cities; we prepare all of the delicious food that you will eat ourselves; there are opportunities to participate in sporting activities, games, and evening bonfires.
All of this is intentionally planned to deliver a unique and unforgettable educational experience.
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