Call for the training course “Gardeniser EDU” until Thursday, July 25, 2024.

Under the GenerACTOR cooperation project, we are pleased to announce the call for the “Gardeniser EDU” training course. Applications are open until Thursday, July 25, 2024.

Course Details:

  • Dates: September 2-5, 2024
  • Location: Hotel El Prado and Colegio Mixto de la Paz, Barranquilla
  • Time: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Duration: 32 hours of training

This course is designed for school teachers to use community gardens as learning spaces.

Topics Covered:

  1. Introduction to community urban gardens
  2. The role and functions of a Gardeniser
  3. Benefits, potentials, needs, and teaching tools for working in the garden
  4. Project planning
  5. Practical activities in the school garden at Colegio Comunal Mixto de la Paz
  6. Tour and practical activities in a community urban garden

Mandatory Requirements:

Teachers, school principals, and district school secretariat members who wish to participate in the 15 available spots must meet some or all of these criteria:

  1. A teaching assignment in educational entities committed to the project’s priority areas (5 pilot neighborhoods) or adjacent areas for the period of September 2024 – July 2025.
  2. Interest in developing educational activities partially conducted in Barranquilla’s community urban gardens.
  3. Interest in learning and facilitating agroecological techniques for educational use with students.
  4. Membership in the environmental coordination group of their school.
  5. Authorization from the school authority to engage the educational institution in the GenerACTOR training process.
  6. Commitment to complete the entire 4-day training program.

Preferred Requirements:

  1. Affiliation with schools that have participated in previous project activities (ULG meetings or neighborhood socializations).
  2. Schools with existing school gardens.
  3. Schools without space for gardens but motivated to develop activities in community gardens.
  4. Priority is given to individuals from vulnerable, ethnic, and/or migrant communities participating in ULG meetings of the GenerACTOR project.

How to Apply:

Click here for the direct application in spanish language link.

Download the full call with all conditions and the link to the application form.

Hotel El Prado and Colegio Mixto de La Paz
Barranquilla, ATL, Colombia

Convocatoria del curso “Gardeniser EDU” hasta al jueves 25 de julio 2024.

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