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Call for Applications to Participate in a New Blended Course on Digital Competences for CSOs in the Eastern Partnership countries

 
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Call for Applications to Participate in a New Blended Course on Digital Competences for CSOs in the Eastern Partnership countries
by Admin User - Thursday, 7 March 2019, 10:21 AM
 

Do you want to unleash the potential of digital technologies for your organisation and get new skills to improve your interaction with the world and increase the efficiency of your work?

Apply now for our new Blended Course “Digital Competences for CSOs” that will allow you to assess the current level of your organisations’ digital development, identify gaps and areas for improvement, build the organisations’ development strategies and plan new activities with the help of IT solutions. Deadline for applications:  23:00 (CET) on Sunday, March 10, 2019.

Who should participate:

The course is designed for CSO leaders and decision makers from local organisations, communities or informal groups from Belarus, Georgia and Ukraine. Leaders of CSOs from Armenia, Azerbaijan and Moldova interested in taking the course may also apply to the current Call for Applications, however, please bear in mind that the country-specific content of the course is based on tools, cases and examples from the three pilot countries: Belarus, Georgia and Ukraine. Only 75 leaders of civil society organisations and activists’ groups from the EaP countries will be selected to participate in the course!

Why participate:

This course will help you increase the level of digital proficiency in your organisation or group and build your competences in five main areas: team collaboration and project management, digital safety and security, online communication, work with beneficiaries and other stakeholders, and utilisation of existing e-Democracy and e-Government tools.

How it works:

This Digital Competences for CSOs course is a blended course: it uses both online and offline capacity building exercises, including an online self-assessment test, three face-to-face workshops, each followed by individual homework and webinars, and online assessment tests. The selected participants shall participate in all online and offline capacity building activities taking place in their country. Participants from Armenia, Azerbaijan and Moldova will be requested to travel and attend all modules in one of the pilot countries where face-to-face trainings are organised (Belarus, Georgia or Ukraine). The working languages of the course are English (with simultaneous translation to Russian in Belarus and Ukraine) and Russian.

When it happens:

The total duration of the course is 12 weeks (from March until June 2019). Planned online launch of the Course: 18 March 2019.  Please see the Indicative Time Schedule below for more details.

What you need to do now:

Step 1: Read the Guidelines for applicants carefully and check if you and your organisation/ group fulfill the eligibility criteri

Step 2Create your profile on the Course website and login

Step 3: Take the personal self-assessment and organisational self-assessment and keep the results at hand so you can include them in the application form.

Step 4: Fill in the online application form before 23:00 (CET) on Sunday, March 10, 2019

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