WildSkills EU with Erasmus+

Calling University Students (all subjects)

You can help us develop 6 distance learning courses (see opposite). By helping you will get the first-access to these courses and the project network.  You will also see a ‘bigger picture’ of where this kind of training is heading in the future and develop key skills that will help you be a part of that future.

Applications are now open for you to apply to participate in Virtual and/or Physical mobilities as part of our Erasmus+ WildSkills EU project.

Please read this page and the linked pages carefully before applying.

You will be able to apply to any/all of 4 opportunities;

  • Virtual Mobility, Test 1, Oct 2021 to Feb 2022*
  • Physical Mobility 1, Budapest, Hungary, just after Easter 2022*
  • Virtual Mobility, Test 2, Feb to July 2022*
  • Physical Mobility 2, Padova, Italy, Sept 2022

*Exact dates in application form.

Courses for you

The titles of the links below describe the courses.  The links take you to video recordings from recent taster sessions and explain more about how each course can help you progress in your career with nature.   AND… how you can get involved in 2021/22 virtual & physical mobilities funded by Erasmus+.

Part 1: (This recording also contains details of the virtual & physical mobilities + tasters for the 2 courses below).

Nature journals (how to sketch / draw & record nature): Ambios PT

Effective wildlife camera trapping for rewilding: Ambios UK

Part 2:

Birds in Education (how we can talk about birds to help people understand nature): UoEvora

Tree identification, forests and surveys (practical skills to enable you to  identify and survey trees: UoPadova

Part 3:

Effective environmental influencing (From soft skills to video editing. How to become an influencer) : BOF

Effective stakeholder interactions: (how to understand and work with different stakeholders) : WWF

Virtual Mobilities, Test 1

A virtual mobility where you join us remotely from your home or place of work (anywhere in the world!)  It is distance learning through an virtual learning environment (VLE) which contains a rich mix of video, cartoon and text learning materials as well as chat areas and quizzes so you can check your understanding.

You will receive access to FREE learning materials (worth Euro100-300):

So, which of these courses would you like to help us develop?  (You will be able to tell us your preference in the application form).

In Test 1, choose from:
Effective Camera Trapping (mid-Oct to end-Nov 21)
Nature Journal making (late-Nov to end-Dec 21)
Effective Environmental Influencing (mid-Jan to end-Feb 22)
All of the courses?

They will run over a 6-week period

You will need about 4-hours a week for each course to help with

If you are at (or recently attended) any University in Hungary or UK or at Univ of Padova or Univ of Evora will be send you the equipment.

If you live in another county we will signpost you to the equipment.

You will have an option to apply (at the same time) for a Physical Mobility to Budapest, Hungary at Easter 2022

Physical Mobility 1

FREE 5-day travel, accommodation & learning experience to Budapest, Hungary, 21-25 April 2022*

An Intensive Study Programme focusing on being a trainer/teacher. You will be supported by our project team and fellow participants as you explore and develop your skills in presenting in a teaching and learning virtual and ‘live’ (e.g. Zoom) environment.

Experience parts of 4 courses:

Effective Camera Trapping
Nature Journal making
Birds in Education

AND

Gain the skills for being an Effective Environmental Influencer (with e-badge recognition).

*Please be aware that you may need to negotiate with your Tutor/Course leader time away from lectures/tutorials in order to participate in this mobility.

Virtual Mobility, Test 2

Get access to FREE learning materials:

Which of these would you like to help us develop?  (You will be able to tell us your preference in the application form, we may offer you something different form your initial choices).

In Test 2, choose from:
Birds in Education (time)
Tree identification & forest survey
Effective Stakeholder Engagement

They will run over a 6-week period

You will need about 4-hours a week for each course

If you are at (or recently attended) any University in Hungary or UK or at Univ of Padova or Univ of Evora will be send you the equipment.

If you live in another county we will signpost you to the equipment.

You will have an option to apply (at the same time) for a Physical Mobility to Padova, Italy in Sept 2022

Physical Mobility 2

FREE 5-day travel, accommodation & learning experience to Padova, Italy in early Sept 2022 (exact dates to be confirmed).

The details of this Intensive Study Programme are yet to be finalised but may include elements of the Physical Mobility 1 activities (see above).  We will post an update on the content as soon as we can.

Previous participants have said...

When we’ve been developing other courses the participants have said:

“I really enjoyed the course and feel it would enhance my CV and help with future job prospects. I believe it is another very important string on my bow.”

I have acquired practical knowledge during this program, and I am sure this experience will help me in my professional life…”

“During my participation in the project, I improved my team working skills because I had never really collaborated with people from other countries. Moreover, I learned to become more spontaneous and self-confident…”

As someone who is not usually very adventurous I felt that the experience really bolstered my confidence. It highlighted to me that I could both enjoy and positively contribute to projects like this…”

Application form

Please follow the link below to the applicaiton form.  The deadline for applications is 11.59hrs (London) on 26 September

Wildskills EU student application form

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