Category: Training

NYCI Summer School 2017

Delivered by NYCI’s Youth Arts Programme, Summer School is a 3-day residential youth arts practice summer school for youth workers and volunteers seeking new creative skills for use with the young people they work with.

The Female Conductor Programme

The Female Conductor Programme is a 10 month programme which we hope will encourage high calibre female musicians to take up the baton and take the first step onto the podium to become orchestral conductors.

Child Protection Awareness Programme

This four hour basic awareness course is the standardised child protection training programme for the youth work sector. It aims to create a basic awareness about the key issues in relation to child protection. It is suitable for volunteers and staff members in youth work organisations.

Youth Arts Advocacy and Leadership Training

Using NYCI’s advocacy expertise across a range of issues affecting young people for many years, and the experience of successfully hosting the National Youth Arts Showcase, The National Youth Council of Ireland invites applications from 3-4 young people plus a leader, to take part in youth arts advocacy/leadership training.

How To Write A Winning Grant Application

Effective Grant Writing is simple, but never easy. The art of good grant writing is to keep it simple and coherent for the assessor. There is always the temptation when writing to show the grantee just how wonderful you are and why you are deserving of the funding, but that can often lead to an over written application.

8 Steps to Inclusive Youth work

The NQSF includes “ensuring and promoting equality and inclusiveness” as a Core Principle of Youth Work. The National Youth Strategy states that young people should be “included in society”, that “their equality and rights are upheld”, and “their diversity is celebrated”.

Interactive Teaching Method – The Alexander Technique

This informative and enjoyable workshop will introduce you to the ITM approach to The Alexander Technique and teach you tools that you can use to improve your mental and physical performance, whether in simple, everyday activities or in specialised activities such as music, dance and sport.