December 7, 2016
Dear Colleagues who work in social change and global cooperation,
As part of the Inter-Council Network of Provincial and Regional Councils for International Cooperation (ICN), the BC Council for International Cooperation has been a part of the design and creation of an all-new online training course on public engagement which is set to begin its first cohort starting on January 15th.
Interested participants are now able to sign up to take this free course tailored to folks who are new to the sector and those looking to reconnect with the concepts that underpin their work.
Please have a look and circulate to anyone you think may be interested.
Hive Mind: Engaging the Public for the Greater Good | Sign Up Now
Hive Mind: Engaging the Public for the Greater Good is designed as an introductory course for practitioners who would like to explore the key concepts of public engagement, boost their ability to connect with stakeholders in their communities and learn how to build effective partnerships. The course will provide practical tools for animating the community and connecting with your target audience, with a special focus on reaching students and youth.
This course on public engagement has much to offer as an overview for folks who are new to the sector and those looking to reconnect with the concepts that underpin their work, as well as students passionate about social change and teachers trying to inspire their students to become global citizens. Everything is designed in layers, so there is plenty to delve into if you want to learn more!
What to Expect:
- flexible, go at your own pace, online program
- takes roughly 20 hours to complete
- A certificate is offered upon course completion
- First cohort starts January 15th
Learning Objectives Include:
- Creating and putting your organization’s Theory of Change into practice;
- Exploring best practices for youth engagement (19-30);
- Creating learning environments that, by design, foster engagement and build global citizenship in schools, places of employment and across communities;
- Using tools to assess how potential partners and partnerships may align with your organization’s goals and needs;
- And more!
For more information, contact Krista Dinsmore at firstname.lastname@example.org.