EUFRAS members and interested parties are invited to take part in CECRA trainings organized by TEAGASC - accridated CECRA Module provider. 

2017 CECRA Training Schedule

Simply click on the module title to register.

Module TitleModuleVenueDate
Facilitation and Discussion Group Management
Learn the principles of group faciliation and how to successfull apply a variety of techniques.
9 Teagasc, Mellows Campus, Athenry 8 - 9 June 2017
Personality Development/My advisory profile
Learn how to reflect on your own understanding of advisory work and their own behaviour as an advisor.
1 Teagasc, Training and Conference Centre, Ashtown, Dublin 15 - 16 June 2017
Self and Time Management
Learn how to set priorities and organise your work and reflect on and refine your own work behaviour.
5 Teagasc, Training and Conference Centre, Ashtown, Dublin 22 - 23 June 2017
Communication/client relations
Become familiar with the basics of communication and master the advisory interview.
2 Teagasc, Training and Conference Centre, Ashtown, Dublin 29 - 30 June 2017
Arrangement of Advisory Processes
Learn about systemic thinking in the context of advisory work and how to get the most from an advisory visit.
7 Teagasc, Training and Conference Centre, Ashtown, Dublin 6 - 7 July 2017
Facilitation and Discussion Group Management
Learn the principles of group faciliation and how to successfull apply a variety of techniques.
9 Teagasc, Mellowes College, Athenry 28 - 29 September 2017
Rhetoric and Presentation Skills
Learn the skill of presentation and how to structure a technical lecture. Learn how to manage disturbances.
4 Teagasc, Training and Conference Centre, Ashtown, Dublin 5 - 6 October 2017
Self and Time Management
Learn how to set priorities and organise your work and reflect on and refine your own work behaviour.
5 Teagasc, Moorepark, Fermoy, Co. Cork 19 - 20 October 2017
Arrangement of Advisory Processes
Learn about systemic thinking in the context of advisory work and how to get the most from an advisory visit.
7 Teagasc, Moorepark, Fermoy, Co. Cork 19 - 20 October 2017
Team work and team leadership
Learn the principles of team leadership and how to effectively assemble, use and motivate teams.
3 Teagasc, Oak Park, Co. Carlow 19 - 20 October 2017
Marketing and Public Relations
Learn how to successfully promote yourself and your business using various communication media and channels.
10 Teagasc, Moorepark, Fermoy, Co. Cork 19 - 20 October 2017

Course fee: €300

If you have a question about any of the courses above please email connected@teagasc.ie 

EUFRAS Members and interested parties are invited to consider a possibility to participate in the online course "Challenges of Organic Arable Farming" that will be held from 03 April to 30 June, 2017.

The conference "EIP-Agri and Horizon 2020 – design the cooperation" will take place on the 26th and 27th of September, 2017. 

The OK-Net knowledge platform will be introduced to the audience on 16 February at BIOFACH, Germany. The knowledge platform has been launched in October 2016, it was developed to exchange organic knowledge and enhance farming. It provides a wide range of resources, and a virtual meeting place for cross-border learning.

On the 3rd of October, 2016 a new platform – OK-Net Arable – aimed at filling the gap in the exchange of information between farmers across Europe was launched. The complexity of organic farming requires farmers to have a very high level of knowledge and skills. But exchange on organic farming techniques remains limited.

Subcategories

EUFRAS network is engaged in two of Horizon2020 projects - Ok-Net Arable and Fertinnowa. 


EUFRAS is taking a coordinating role in rural advisor qualification and certification in Europe by joining the IALB competence development standard CECRA (Certificate for European Consultants in Rural Areas). On the 15th of June within the 54th IALB Conference and 3rd EUFRAS Meeting in Solothurn, Switzerland EUFRAS Chairman of the Board Tom Kelly and IALB President Edda Albers signed the Cooperation and Usage Agreement on CECRA between IALB and EUFRAS, that constitutes the basis of the involvement of EUFRAS in CECRA. 

A good number of EUFRAS member organizations already pronounced interest to become CECRA partner (Regional Certification Body) and/or CECRA Module Provider, being partner in the pending Erasmus+ application “Upscaling CECRA” or having actively participated in the CECRA-Workshop in April 2015 in Landshut. It is also planned to deliver fast track training the trainer event for very experienced trainers within EUFRAS membership who are keen to start the training process.

The Latvian Rural Advisory and Training Centre, LRATC offered to host the EUFRAS CECRA Office.

EUFRAS CECRA office
Rīgas iela 34, Ozolnieki, Ozolnieku pagasts, Ozolnieku novads, LV-3018, Latvija
Tel.: +371 63050220
Fax: +371 63022264
E-Mail: liga.cimermane@llkc.lv

Details on CECRA are described at www.cecra.net