Call for Participation for the 3rd & 4th Summer School on Organic Farming


TEI of Ionian Islands with the co-financing of the European Social Fund and the Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs, Culture and Sports will implement under the Act “Promotion of the TEI of Ionian Islands as an International Pole of Education and Innovation” the following program of Summer School, therefore it proceeds to the publication of the call for participation for prospective interested trainees.

  • The program is addressed to:
  1. Students with a relevant scientific object.
  2. Graduates and holders of master degrees, with a broader background in agricultural science, production systems and management of agricultural products, environmental sciences and food processing.
  3. Educators of secondary and higher education with specializations related to organic farming.
  4. Entrepreneurs from the production and the agricultural products with similar background knowledge.
  5. Employees and executives of public and private sector, NGOs, etc. dealing with production, packaging and marketing of organically produced agricultural products.
  6. Amateurs interested in learning organic farming cultivation.

  • A prerequisite to participate in the program is that the candidates:
  1. Are at least graduates of second grade education, and
  2. Have an academic or professional knowledge in the following subject areas: agronomy, biology, chemistry, plant and animal production.

  • The main purpose is to provide educational opportunities and to introduce participants to issues of agricultural production using methods of organic farming. Covering major and topical agricultural production matters under the principles of organic farming and sustainable management of natural resources, it is sought that the participants -as qualified members of the workforce involved in the chain of production, processing and marketing of agricultural products- to contribute to the upgrading of the agricultural sector and qualitative return to agriculture steadily increasing in recent years.

  • Participants will be given a gross allowance of 4.00 € for every hour of training (total gross amount: 240,00 € per person). Entitled to receive financial aid are not those who attended the summer school cycle 2012 and received the relevant training allowance and those involved in other activities of the program "Promotion of the TEI of Ionian Islands as an International Pole of Education and Innovation".

  • The total duration of each of the two Summer Schools on Organic Farming will be of two (2) weeks and six (6) hours per day.

  • Right for absence: 6 hours (10% of the monitoring hours).

  • Applications procedure:
  1. Deadlines for applications: from 18.05.2013 to 10.06.2013 (first cycle of the summer school) and until 30/06/2013 (2nd cycle of the summer school)
  2. How to download the applications:
    1. Online through the website: http://www.teiion.gr/images/stories/pdf/prok/2_aitisi_ipopsifion_therino_sxoleio_2013.doc
    2. From the Secretary of the Department of Organic Farming and Food Technology (Address: End of Avenue Vergoti, PC 28100, Argostoli, Telephone: 26710 - 27101)
    3. Method of submitting the Applications:
      1. In person from Monday to Friday from 9:00 to 13:00 at the Secretariat of the Department of Organic Farming and Food Technology (Address: End of Avenue Vergoti, PC 28100, Argostoli, Telephone: 26710 to 27101)
      2. By post to the address above, with the indication: "For the 3rd Summer School on Organic Agriculture", date receipt by the TEI on 06.10.2013 and with the indication: "For the 4th Summer School on Organic Agriculture", date receipt by the TEI on 30/06/2013.
      3. Online by email to: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

  1. Documents’ submission: candidate’s application form and photocopies of diplomas, certificates of attendance etc.

In case of acceptance, the participants' have the responsibility to provide certified copies of all the necessary documents before summer school starts.

  • Procedure and criteria for selection

The selection criteria are:

  1. The relevance of the training subject to the object of study and / or work
  2. The work experience
  3. Those who attended the summer school 2012 and received the relevant training allowance are not entitled to apply. Neither are entitled those involved in actions of the program "Promotion of Technological Educational Institute of Ionian Islands as an International Pole Education and Innovation" and they receive a salary from it.

  • Selection Procedure
  1. Lists of candidates who meet the qualifications’ selection
  2. Lists of evaluation according to the application and the criteria selection

  • Information

Charilaos Giotis, tel 6937090567, e-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Eirini Katsalirou, tel 6982799360 or 26710-26270, e-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

 

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