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Goodbye old EPOT, welcome new EPOT!

Goodbye old EPOT, welcome new EPOT!  As every two years, EFIL has welcomed the spring time with the full replenishment of the European Pool of Trainers – the EPOT. First of all, we wish to thank the old EPOT for their hard work, dedication and positivity they have had, making numerous EFIL trainings and events possible thanks to them. And secondly, we would like to welcome the new and refreshed EPOT 2017-2018! It will consist… Read the full article


Travelling Trainers: Two occasions in The Netherlands

The Travelling Trainers Scheme allows EFIL Member Organisations to request the participation of a trainer from the EFIL European Pool of Trainers (EPOT) to take part in national training or volunteer meetings. To encourage exchanges of expertise, interesting methodologies, ideas and concepts, EFIL funds a limited number of the Travelling Trainers per year. EFIL pays for the travel but does not cover the other expenses such as preparation, accommodation, etc. which is covered by the… Read the full article


Travelling Trainers: From Istanbul to Iceland

The Travelling Trainers Scheme allows EFIL Member Organisations to request the participation of a trainer from the EFIL European Pool of Trainers (EPOT) to take part in national training or volunteer meetings. To encourage exchanges of expertise, interesting methodologies, ideas and concepts, EFIL funds a limited number of the Travelling Trainers per year. EFIL pays for the travel but does not cover the other expenses such as preparation, accommodation, etc. which is covered by the… Read the full article


Travelling Trainers: A Travelling Trainer’s tale about a motivating and inspiring trip to the North

The Travelling Trainers Scheme allows EFIL Member Organisations to request the participation of a trainer from the EFIL European Pool of Trainers (EPOT) to take part in national training or volunteer meetings. To encourage exchanges of expertise, interesting methodologies, ideas and concepts, EFIL funds a limited number of the Travelling Trainers per year. EFIL pays for the travel but does not cover the other expenses such as preparation, accommodation, etc. which is covered by the… Read the full article


“Intercultural Learning for All” in Budapest

EFIL’s yearly theme of “Inclusive intercultural learning: exchange organisations contributing to equal opportunities for young people” was kicked off in Hungary at the end of last month. The seminar “Intercultural Learning for All” took place March 20-26 in the beautiful city of Budapest. The aim of the seminar was to stimulate the reflection in AFS on inclusion at every level; in order to increase outreach to audiences with diverse Intercultural Learning experiences. The specific objectives were… Read the full article


EFIL Programme Directors meeting, Stockholm, Sweden

       From 6-10 March, Programme staff of EFIL Member Organisations, AFS Costa Rica and AFS Philippines and potential future Members Bulgaria, Romania and EIL Ireland met in Stockholm, Sweden, for what was already the 10th edition of the annual EFIL Programme Directors meeting. An enthusiastic group of more than 30 participants and facilitators spent three intense days of workshops, information sessions, debates, discussions and corridor talks aiming at better understanding each other’s realities,… Read the full article