An initiative to develop sustainable education programmes for vulnerable communities in ASEAN using the art of puppetry, a sustainable and indigenous form of education.
Participants will be taken on a journey learning how to use the puppet arts for community development, so they may make plans to conduct their own workshops and for an ASEAN community of your choice.
The Programme will kick off in Singapore, 30th January to 3rd February 2018 with a workshop led by Cariad Astles (UK) and Erina Saji (Japan). Participants will learn how to use the puppet arts for community development while in Singapore, so they may make plans to conduct their own workshops for an ASEAN community of their choice.
Between the months of April to July 2018, Participants will be expected to lead these community workshops in ASEAN using puppet education. The methods they have developed will be assessed and recorded by their peers and the instructors from Singapore.
Finally, the outcomes of the community workshops will be shared in Singapore and Jakarta, celebrating ASEAN's anniversary. This is in the hopes of promoting creativity and non-formal education so that more vulnerable communities in Southeast Asia may receive a form of sustainable education that will benefit them in the long term.
Applicants should have 2 or more years of experience in community work or the puppet and performing arts. They need to be available for the full 5 days in Singapore from 30th January to 3rd February and must have a few weeks available for the workshops from April to July 2018. Applicants should also have a community project they would like to develop in their own countries, especially within ASEAN.
A course fee of S$300 applies (excluding travel and accommodations), however, support for ASEAN applicants under the Singapore-ASEAN Youth Fund is available for those under the age of 35.
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