November 2016 to September 2017
The training is based on a Caravan research directed in 2014 that led to the creation of the Guidebook for Social Circus Trainers. This manual is the outcome of a 5-year European research carried out by 2 universities, 8 Caravan members and the Caravan office.The training will take place in 4 different places. There will be 4 sessions of 5 days.The 1st session will take place from 21_25 November in Belfast (United-Kingdom) and will be delivered by Belfast Circus School.The 2nd session will take place from 13 – 17 February 2017 in Tampere (Finland) and will be delivered by Sorin Sirkus.The 3rd session will take place from 5 – 9 June 2017 in Brussels (Belgium) and will be delivered by Ecole de Cirque de Bruxelles.The last session will take place from 11– 19 September 2017 in Bagneux (France) and will be delivered by Le Plus Petit Cirque du Monde.
Each session is focussing on specific TLUs or Teaching/Learning Units of the Guidebook for Social Circus Trainers. The first session deals with TLU A « Social context ». The second session deals with TLU B « Act of teaching ». The 3rd session deals with TLU C « Management / Steering of teaching ». The 4th session deals with TLU E « Foundations » and TLU D « Circus Techniques & Creativity ».The training gathers 10 Caravan members :