Establish a Climate Coaches Community of Practice:
The group of participants will be established and maintained as a Community of Practice and
through a ‘Continuous Professional Development’ type course.
Three In-Person and Online Sessions:
You will be invited to attend three in-person and five online sessions over 6 months. Other training and opportunities will also be offered during the full course of the project.
Learning with Experts:
Through sessions with experts in topics such as climate change, biodiversity, and facilitation, you will increase your understanding of climate-related topics and ways of engaging with people.
Engage with Community:
Working in teams, you will aim to lead, catalyse, and link community initiatives across geographical areas and sectors.
Develop Climate Resilience Projects within your Community:
You will test your new skills in community engagement by hosting pilot Climate Resilience Project Workshops.
Co-design a Toolkit for Community-led Development and Sustainability:
You will collaborate with other participants to identify and co-design a toolkit of good practices and techniques for engaging and empowering communities.
Replicating Best Practices Nationally:
Creating a community of practice and co-designing materials, your work will enable other municipal districts in Ireland to follow up.
Addressing Climate Anxiety and Overwhelm through Reconnection and Action:
You will tackle these topics in a proactive approach by being part of this project and being supported by experienced facilitators.