2024 YSEALI Learns Virtual and Hybrid Courses

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YSEALI Learns is back with new courses! We are excited to announce the launch of the 2024 YSEALI Learns virtual and hybrid courses that you can take with other young leaders from Southeast Asia and learn the remarkable deep knowledge about developing youth leadership, community, and social enterprises!

 Developing, Mentoring and Supporting Youth Leadership (Online)
 Community Organizing for Action (Hybrid, Jakarta)
 Creating and Maintaining Social Enterprise (Hybrid, Kuala Lumpur)

The 2024 YSEALI Learns semester comprises three different topics. Each session will be facilitated by an expert speaker followed by small breakout room discussions. The courses will focus on developing organization, community organizing and social enterprise, through three YSEALI Learns online and hybrid courses:

  • VIRTUAL – Developing, Mentoring, and Supporting Youth Leadership (3 sessions): You will learn to help create an effective and lasting effort to lead your youth community toward positive outcomes by curating strategies and programs, resources, how to overcome the challenges with conflict management, and best practices around youth development.
  • HYBRID – Community Organizing for Action (1 online & 1 in-person session in Jakarta): You will learn about how to inspire and engage volunteers to be proactive in their communities and organize grassroots campaigns as it is essential to the success of most non-governmental organizations involved in community development.
  • HYBRID – Creating and Maintaining Social Enterprise (1 online & 1 in-person session in Kuala Lumpur): You will learn about how to understand strategic planning, creating ways to carry out strategic planning, components of project management and evaluation to understand the benefits of partnership.

Interested applicants may either choose one course or more but must commit to attend all the sessions in order to receive an e-certificate of completion.

Course Dates

Virtual Course – The virtual course sessions will happen on Wednesday and Thursday evening for two hours through Zoom.

Hybrid Courses – The hybrid session will happen on a Friday evening (online) and Saturday morning (in-person). You have to reside in Jakarta and Kuala Lumpur to join the in-person workshop on Saturday.

Session links will be shared one week before the session.

  • Course 1 – Developing, Mentoring, and Supporting Youth Leadership: April 23, 24, and 30
  • Course 2 – Community Organizing for Action: June 14 & 15, 2024
  • Course 3 – Creating and Maintaining Social Enterprise: June 28 & 29, 2024

Eligibility Requirement

Applicants must be:

  • Aged between 18 – 35 (at the time of application and semester)
  • Citizen of one of the following YSEALI countries: Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor-Leste, or Vietnam
  • Passionate with self-discipline to commit to online learning and have a keen interest in building a network through collaboration and partnership with other Southeast Asian countries
  • Demonstrate experience and strong passion (professional / volunteer) in youth empowerment field
  • Must commit to the full duration of the online courses
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Must commit to interacting during the courses’ small group breakout room sessions. Failure to do so will result in the inability to receive a certificate of completion
  • Has completed the prerequisite YSEALI Learns course: Strategies for Personal Growth and Development (3 sessions) and must send the certificate as proof of completion.
  • You will have to reside in Jakarta and Kuala Lumpur in order to join the in-person workshop for the hybrid courses. 

How Can I Enroll?

Enroll before March 24, 2024. Please note that:

  • The sessions are fully virtual and you are expected to attend and interact in all the lessons to graduate the course.
  • These courses are fully funded by the U.S. Department of State through a grant from the U.S. Mission to ASEAN. 
  •  Selected participants will be notified by 2 weeks prior to the course date. Priority will be given to those who have not been on a YSEALI Learns Virtual Course before.
  • Please note that this course is limited to 100 participants per course.

For questions, please contact contact@ysealilearns.info 

Apply here before March 24

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