The One World Youth Project staff engages university student participants in three training periods to prepare them as leaders in their community: the Online Training Course, the Summer Training Conference, and the Fall Site Training.
Online Training Course
In the Spring, OWYP university student participants participate in a rigorous online training course, taught by professors and community leaders from around the world, which addresses OWYP’s secondary school global competence curriculum at a university academic level. The goal of the Online Training Course is to provide university students with expertise in the topics that they will be facilitating in local secondary schools. (Read more).
Summer Training Conference During the summer, the two Fellows from each campus travel to a five-day training conference, joined by their counter-parts from around the world. Students participate in workshops that develop their project management skills, train them to be effective cross-cultural communicators and builds their leadership capacity. (Read more.)
Fall Site Training
At the beginning of the fall semester, OWYP staff visits each campus to lead an in-person training on facilitation and classroom management, which adequately prepare college students to effectively facilitate the curriculum in local secondary classrooms. (Read more.)