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WYSE International Leadership Programme, 31 July - 12 August 2011, Italy

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Expired WYSE International Leadership Programme, 31 July - 12 August 2011, Italy

Post by lisa on Wed 15 Jun 2011, 04:00

WYSE International Leadership Programme
31 July - 12 August 2011
Villa Boccella, Italy


Our International Leadership Programmes take the form of a 12 day intensive training, where participants from many different cultures, religions and socio-economic backgrounds come together to form an international learning community.

WYSE is for people who care about what's happening in the world and are willing to do what they can to make a positive difference. The programme provides an opportunity to experiment with new models, creating a holistic view of the world we live in that is underpinned by the need for shared values and an awareness of our ultimate interconnection.Content of our International Leadership Programmes includes:

- The development of a learning community that challenges our usual assumptions and inspires new thinking about the underlying causes of global problems.
- Tools and experiences for participants to uncover their potential through all learning modalities including teamwork, inner reflection, physical activity, discussion, drama, writing, art and music.
- Sessions that help participants identify their values and guiding principles in order to gain a sense of purpose and life direction.
- An opportunity to develop a sense of global awareness through an international network of people who wish to make a positive difference in the world.
- An emphasis on active global citizenship and the role of international organizations such as the United Nations.

We believe that every person has the potential for leadership. Leadership is an expression of our willingness to engage in the issues and challenges we see around us. It is about finding creative solutions to local and global problems. It is about recognising our own potential and harnessing these qualities for the benefit of ourselves and others

The programme includes:
- An opportunity to explore the underlying causes of global problems, and develop a social entrepreneurial approach to tackling them
- Experiences that help identify values and guiding principles in order to gain a sense of balance, purpose and life direction
- Tools and experiences for discovering potential through all learning modalities, including team projects, physical activities, deep discussion, and the arts.
- A focus on the influence of and relationship between individuals, local NGOs and internaitonal organistions such as the United Nations.
- An opportunity to develop an international network of people who wish to collaborate and make a positive difference.

Some basic information about the programme:
When? Sunday July 31st - Friday August 12th 2011
Where? Villa Boccella, near Lucca, Italy
Who? The programme staff consists of highly experienced trainers from diverse backgrounds who donate their time and expertise.
How much? The cost of the programme is £970 (pounds sterling). This cost is a subsidised rate and includes full board, accomodation and tuition expenses for the 12 days. A limited amount of bursaries are available upon application.

For further information and contact details, visit WYSE website here

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