Trainers

Do you want to make a difference in the youth education field, while discovering new cultures and developing yourself?
Awesome, you’re in the right place! :)

GrowEdu is looking for enthusiastic and open-minded people to guide the European teenagers during the journey of self-discovery! We offer the context, you, with the right training skills, bring the curiosity and passion for education.

What does a
GrowEdu trainer do?

Delivers educational sessions in English to the high school students.

Build and preserve a strong community among the participants

Research facilitation techniques actively and constantly improve and adapt your training based on your audience

Fill out the registration form

Receive an e-mail with the assessment

Complete and send the assessment

Receive the final answer

Enter the internal community

Participate in ITTT-> Get ready to deliver!

After you complete the registration, the recruitment assessment and be selected as one of our trainers, you will sign a volunteering agreement. When you are selected, you will express your availability to deliver some sessions and you will be allocated and paired accordingly. Also, you will take part in an ITTT (International Train the Trainers) in order to be prepared for the camp in terms of curriculum understanding and delivery.

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Do you wonder what’s up with GrowEdu?

We thought about letting some people that already been through this answer some questions about the experience.

Why join GrowEdu as a trainer?

• You develop useful abilities, like:

- Strong interpersonal and communication skills
- Critical-thinker and problem-solver
- Experience with e-learning
- Team working and community building skills;
- Understanding of effective teaching methodologies and tools
- Working in a multicultural environment;

• You have a positive impact on the European teenagers and their education.

• You interact with diverse people and make new friends.

• You become part of a like-minded community and share good case practices in your area of expertise

What to bring?

• Strong interest in youth education
• Volunteering experience
• Training experience
• Outstanding English skills
• Communication skills, both verbally and written
• Organizational skills
• Creativity
• Interest for fast-paced self-development
• People-oriented approach

Other things to take into consideration that we recommend to have:
good internet connection
good command of apps like: Google Meet, Zoom, Mentimeter, Kahoot and being able to learn fast new interactive apps that engage our participants

How to apply as a TRAINER

Apply as a Trainer

apply as a trainer

Privacy policy

With this agreement form we notify you that before completing the questionnaire you have been informed of and approved the following:

  • All the data provided will be used for the sole purpose for which they were collected and will only be stored for as long as it is necessary for this purpose, but no later than 31.12.2020.
  • The data provided in this questionnaire will exclusively be used to inform about various opportunities regarding educational development and educational projects.
  • Your consent will be requested if we need to use the data you provided for other purposes.
  • If you wish to have the data removed from our database you can do so by reaching out to us directly at date@scoaladevalori.com.
  • The data will be used by Școala de Valori and can be processed by authorized individuals on behalf of Școala de Valori according to the terms of art. 28 part of REGULATION (EU) 679/2016 of 27 April 2016.
  • Presentations will be held by Școala de Valori Association and will be recorded with the purpose of sharing the material with participants which are only allowed to use it as documentary material for personal use. Any other use of the material such as publishing it on online platforms (Facebook, Youtube, etc), multiplying or redistributing it, regardless of its form, represents a serious infringement of copyright belonging to Școala de Valori Association. Participating in this activity by joining online meetings implies you accept these conditions and you agree with the processing of personal data.

We assure you that your data will be processed according to REGULATION (EU) 679/2016 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016. The terms and conditions regarding the processing of personal data can be found in more details here: https://scoaladevalori.ro/politica-de-confidentialitate/.

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Previous experience

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After you register to become the most amazing GrowEdu Trainer, you will receive an e-mail with further information regarding the next steps in the recruitment process, which are: English proficiency assessment, Letter of Motivation and a short Video showing off your training skills!

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Your role

Be present at the sessions you are allocated during the camp
Prepare yourself beforehand and deliver the sessions in a manner aligned to the camp's objectives
Announce at least 72 hours before if any changes appear that directly impact the project
Be present at all trainer's meetings
Participate in the training courses provided by the organizers
Report directly to the Training Coordinator and constantly provide feedback for improvement

Our role

Offer a complete and coherent training in order to make their delivery aligned to the project's objectives
Provide the trainers with all the projects details, relevant for their participation in the project
Provide the trainers with the curriculum and training materials and ensure their understanding of it
Announce at least 72 hours before if any changes appear that directly impact their delivery
Issue a nominal certification which would attest the volunteer’s status.
Ensure that all trainers are part of the community and constantly track their performance and development within the programme

Testimonials

  • Based on my previous experiences, I thought that it would be harder for me to work with high schools students. But then I met these teens and wow, they were asking a lot of questions and they really enjoyed being around someone "different". That makes me really happy and full of hope for the next generations. The sessions went pretty much well and I really loved the general experience.
    Antonio, trainer from Italy
  • For me, being a GrowEdu trainer was incredibly rewarding. The participants brought to every session a willingness to participate and try new things, even if the purpose of what we were doing wasn’t blatantly obvious. The bonds I made during this month are ones that cannot be matched. Spending time with so many like-minded people is incredible. In my opinion, if you have the opportunity to participate in GrowEdu, it is an experience not worth missing.
    Chaia Anne, trainer from Australia
  • To be honest, calling GrowEdu just a project doesn’t seem to be doing it justice. Calling it a life-changing project is, in my opinion, the least amount of justice one could possibly do to GrowEdu. What I have learnt of this experience is: Do not let some superficial geographical boundaries define who you are, the way you are supposed to be, who you are supposed to hate in this world and whom to love.
    Taha
    trainer from Pakistan
  • I learnt a lot of things during this project. From the conference, I learnt how to speak in front of people, how to design a session and make it an interesting one and how to manage my time. I also made friends from different countries. From the sessions I learnt to be very honest to everybody, I became more flexible and I got to understand people around me. I liked that my participants were curious about my country, my religion and also about myself. Read more...
    Andi
    trainer from Indonesia
  • For me, GrowEdu means a lot of things. It means work, experience, friendship, happiness. I will never forget the days that I had to deliver the topics. During the sessions, I was feeling so important for the participants. Those teenagers were sitting on their chairs waiting to learn things from me, waiting to learn things that would help them to find their own way. When I first saw the smiles on their faces, I think, was one of the best times in my life. It’s so important to know that you can help young people to decide what they want to do with their lives.
    Zozefina
    trainer from Greece
  • “GrowEdu” is the word which is connected to my life and it is one of the most intense experience I ever had in my life. I discovered myself in multi-dimensions, I became more self-aware, more sociable and optimistic. More importantly, I am more open-minded and I grew myself in that manner where I can see the world differently these days! I really hope that I have created a real impact on the teenagers! I would be really glad to take part in this project one more time if it’s possible and I would be even happier to start this kind of project in my country and increase the impact in numbers where the people with different cultures meet and start learning in a different manner, in the same GrowEdu atmosphere!
    Sai Betala
    trainer from India
  • There is no doubt that GrowEdu is the best project I have ever took part in. The six weeks I spent in Romania became the most special episode in my life. It not only made my students ‘grow’, but also myself. The people I met here, including my students and my teammates, made my experience wonderful. I will take all the great memories with me and never forget them!
    Lulu
    trainer from China
  • GrowEdu is innovative, it is a multicultural experience that allows both internationals and Romanian participants to gather together in a space of learning and non formal education. It was really an amazing experience, I had the chance to share my knowledge with the participants and also learn from them!
    Erij Ghanmi
    trainer from Tunisia
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