In 2018 we plan visits to the following destinations: (Links appear further down the page)
Slovenia 24th may – 1st June Vitra Centre for Sustainable Development at Bohinj Flower Festival
Slovakia 1 25th – 31st May Krajina and High Tatras National Park
S.E Norway 27th May – 3rd June Norwegian Institute for nature Research
Slovakia 2 26th May – 2nd June Lisov Museum
Norway 28th May – 4th June Evenstad University
Poland 04th – 10th June EUCC and Odra Delta Nature Park
Estonia 30th July – 05th August Saarema
Iceland 19th – 26th August Turf building at Fornverkaskólinn
Romania 27th Aug- 04th Sept Satul Verde Traditional Village Farming
Finland 01st – 08th September Tampere University
Latvia 02nd – 10th September Latvia State Forest Service
Bulgaria 22nd – 29th September Devetaki Plateau Association
Cyprus 23rd – 30th September Kato Drys Municipality (c)
The reports from 2017 are very useful in helping you to decide which programme is going to be most relevant to you.
What the grant covers:
Training costs and fees: to the host organisation
Accommodation: During the study visit. It does not cover any expenses incurred prior to the visit commencing or at the end of the visit.
(E.g. staying in a hotel before departure or being collected from a designated collection point.)
Food: The Grant covers the main meals, or equivalent packed lunches etc., for the group throughout the study visit. This will vary from country to country but the basics will always be covered.
Travel: Travel during the study visit is covered by the grant. It does not include any travel expenses incurred by the participant prior to being collected from the meeting point or at the end of the study visit after leaving the rest of the group. If a participant wants to pursue activities outwith the group, in their free time, then they must pay for any travel expenses incurred themselves.
There is a small grant available to cover exceptional costs for those traveling from the Islands
How to apply.
The application form is available on the web page at www.archnetwork.org or from ARCH at firstname.lastname@example.org NET (Nature Exchange Training) is about providing appropriate, useful educational/training opportunities that fit within your own training needs (so if you have a personal development plan, annual objectives etc that this supports that might be helpful). You should also consider how you would share any learning outcomes with colleagues.
Who can go?
These opportunities are open to ‘Adult Education Staff’ – that is – those who have a role in disseminating information, skills or informal training to colleagues, staff, in their own or other organisations or to the public.
Do I need to take annual leave to go on these trips?
Please have a conversation with your line manager about this as individual situations will vary.
Participants must purchase their own European Travel Insurance for the duration of the study visit. Participants must have a European health card available though the Post Office or online at www.dh.gov/travellers.