“Training the female Sport for All leaders of tomorrow” aims to equip and empower a new generation of young European and African women who are currently working (or volunteering) in Sport for All with the necessary skills, knowledge, experiences and guidance to lead the global Sport for All Movement. Through a comprehensive global mobility and mentoring scheme, the participants will strengthen their future employability and enhance their personal and professional development through the acquisition of new skills and knowledge gained through nonformal education and time spent in a foreign country.
The project brings TAFISA together with 3 partners: the Olympic Committee of Slovenia Association of Sports Federations, European Network of Sport Education and African Union Sport Council Region 5.
Activities are fourfold:
10 African women will be paired with 10 European women and each duo will be assigned a mentor. Mentors and mentees will meet in person during the first Semester of 2020, remotely every month, and will have to design a project to work on together.
All mentees will volunteer at the AUSC Region 5 Youth Games in Lesotho in December 2020.
Mentees will attend a tailored TAFISA Certified Leadership Course to enable them to catalyse a multiplier effect within their communities.
All trios will present their project outcomes at the 27th TAFISA World Congress, 6 – 10 October 2021 in Slovenia.
The project kick-off meeting will take place in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 5 – 6 February 2020. The selection process of the mentees and mentors will be announced in February 2020. The project’s sustainability will be ensured by the creation of a European – African Union “Women Leaders in Sport for All” network.
“Training the female Sport for All leaders of tomorrow” is a 2-year project co-funded by the European Commission.
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