CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

Executive Director, International Debate Education Association

idebate.org / nl.idebate.org

 

Job Title:  Executive Director IDEA (50%-60%)

Duration of Appointment: One year contract, after one year evaluation follow up will be discussed.

Location: Utrecht, Mariahoek 16/17 The Netherlands; candidate can be based elsewhere if mutually agreed to between Board and applicant

Salary: Competitive with industry standards

November 06, 2019
Young adults (volunteers)  and youth workers from more than 18 European countries are coordinated in the European initiative 'OPEN UP! Connecting Youth to Society'. They will debate and share ideas on a “Solidary Europe for ALL” at the European Parliament on Tuesday 9.00 - 10.30, November 29th. Wout van Caimere (Coordinator of the Youth Intergroup) and others will participate in this debate.
 
The OPEN UP!
November 29, 2016

Participants at the IDEA Debate Exchange in Sofia have started their final training day today. They are discussing ways to use debate for youth advocacy, and ways to make youth participate more with their projects, but also learn more about advanced training skills, budgeting and coaching.

July 31, 2016

How do you organise a debate tournament, what is effective pr, how do you judge and what are basic training skills you need? What are good ways to use debate for promotion of critical skills, and how do games and theatre help debate training?These and more were the questions participants grappled with at the third edition of the IDEA Debate Exchange in Sofia.

July 28, 2016

On 5 and 6 December IDEA delivered a debate training for the ‘Crazy for Democracy’ project in Bari, Italy organized by EUROSUD in cooperation with Agenzia Nazionale Per I Giovani. 30 young people from different countries across Europe came together to learn more about democracy. The organizers consider debate to be an essential part of democracy so they invited IDEA to train their participants.

December 11, 2015

Interview with Rumyana Peneva from Sofia, Bulgarije debating and the IDEA Debate Exchange

October 30, 2015

The IDEA Debate Exchange 2015 was yet again a great success. The training and exchange event in Ljubljana for, mostly, European student debate organisations had 60 participants from 20 different countries. The Exchange focuses on strengthening the capacity of participants in debate training, organising and outreach.

September 14, 2015

The project – Let the youth talk!

FOKAL is realizing a project for and with Haitian young people, titled “Words of Youth”, since the last year - but in fact its genesis goes back to 2009. The project, conducted by its Youth Initiative Program, aims to identify the main obstacles that prevent the integration of Haitian youth into society, and the opportunities that could allow its participation into the development of Haiti. 

September 03, 2015

Dutch former high school debater Caspar Jacobs moved to Oxford for studies. He has taken up working at OxHoP and started up debate workshops for the homeless who attend the centre with assistance from IDEA NL. He shares his experiences with the programme on our site.LessonsOver the past few debating sessions I have held with Oxford Homeless Pathways’ clients, there are a few observations that I have made and lessons that I have learned.

August 17, 2015

Dutch former high school debater Caspar Jacobs moved to Oxford for studies. He has taken up working at OxHoP and started up debate workshops for the homeless who attend the centre with assistance from IDEA NL.

August 03, 2015

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