Courses and Training

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(1) Carmichael Centre Autumn/Winter 2018 Scheduled Training Programme

Find out more here or by contacting the Carmichael Centre, E: info@carmichaelcentre.ie, T: 01 8735702.

(2) Applications Open for Postgraduate Evening Diploma in Conflict and Dispute Resolution Studies, Irish School of Ecumenics: September - April

The postgraduate diploma in Conflict and Dispute Resolution Studies is a one-year, part-time course designed to train students in Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR). Taught by ISE staff and guest lecturers from a variety of academic and working backgrounds, the programme combines the research of academics with the experiences of practitioners. The course examines the causes of conflict in contexts from the local to the global and trains students in ADR skills, particularly mediation. CDRS is an accredited training programme with Mediators' Institute of Ireland. Completion of a successful Mediation Roleplay Competency Assessment option at the end of the CDRS programme will allow students to apply for Certified Mediation status with the Mediators' Institute of Ireland. Find out more. Closing date: 31 July 2018.

(3) Aid Worker Hostile Environment Awareness Training (HEAT) Course: 4 - 7 August, Kilkenny

Some of the many threats we can face when working or travelling overseas include natural disasters, infectious diseases, crime, civil unrest, kidnapping and terrorism. Whether you are travelling through a European city on business or providing humanitarian aid in a remote part of Africa, your personal security is predicated on your ability to recognise and react to these threats. It is of vital importance that you are prepared for the challenging conditions that you may face before your departure - the modularised, best in class Security Awareness Training package offered by ABF will help you do just that. Find out more.

(4) Creativity & Change: Nurturing Change-Makers, Imagining a Better World: September - May

Accredited Award now open for applications. A unique and transformative learning experience for creative changemakers! The Creativity & Change programme targets change-makers, educators, activists, artists, community workers, adult education tutors, youth workers, volunteers and anyone who is interested in how creative engagement can nurture global citizenship and empathic action around local and global justice themes. This is a Level 9 CIT Special Purpose Award offered over 8 weekends of the academic year, September - May. Hosted by CIT- Crawford College of Art and Design in the beautiful, vibrant city of Cork. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. This means that applications will be reviewed and responded to as they are received and suitable applicants will be offered places. It is important to have your application in as early as possible as spaces on the course are limited. Find out more. Enquiries to: creativityandchange@cit.ie. See also: www.creativityandchange.ieDeadline: 15 September, close of business.