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It is a specialized two-semester course for NGO
managers and other people from NGOs. The course provides complex education in
the area of NGO management. Course has the accreditation of the Ministry of
From 25 to 30 participants attend one course. The course is divided into thematic blocks and the whole course has 200 hours of lectures. Course is organized into regular two-days meetings and 3 seminars out-side Prague. Lectures are given by the team of qualified lecturers from important NGOs, universities and state offices.
The course is finished with final graduation work focused on the NGO sector. These works serve as a further study material for other students.
Long-term educational project. Program aims to support positive development of the young people from 14 to 20, raise their interest in public affairs and give them adequate information about the NGO sector.
Project realization includes:
Lectures for secondary school students. These lectures provide them with information about NGO sector and get them to be involved in the practical part of the project.
Support to students at realization of their projects. Area of activities which AGNES supports is very wide. The only criterion is that other people should benefit from the students' projects or they would raise students interest in public affairs. Projects may include various culture activities, environmental protection activities, help to people in need, establishing a school club etc.
Getting student to be involved as volunteers in the activities of various NGO´s. Providing of supervision and further education.
AGNES also provides information about the NGO sector, volunteer activities and philanthropy in general also to representatives of NGO's and teachers at schools. We are preparing intensive seminars for pedagogues. Informational brochure about NGO sector and volunteerism was published (in Czech) and is for free available at AGNES offices.
AGNES offers complex services for preparation and implementation of thematic education courses ("key-turn courses").
AGNES has a conference room (capacity for 30 people) with technical
equipment. AGNES also provides administrative services, PC and Internet,
Number of organizations use services of AGNES for various seminars and training, presentation of programs, pricegivings, Board meetings, meetings of selection and evaluation comitees and many other meetings.