The JustUs Programme

Facilitation Training for The JustUs Programme
An Innovative Citizenship Education Programme for Young People

Date:  Tuesday 20th and Wednesday 21st February 2018
Time:  9.15 am – 5 pm
Venue: Rural Community Network, 38a Oldtown Street, Cookstown, Co.Tyrone BT80 8EF

About The Facilitation Training

This is a two-day Intensive Facilitation Training Programme for youth education practitioners,(teachers, Youth workers and trained youth volunteers) which will equip them with a bespoke set of digital resources to deliver The JustUs Workshop Education Programme to young people.  This course is designed to support youth practitioners to have exploratory conversations with young people in a safe setting.

When and where is the training taking place?
The workshops will take place over two full consecutive days as outlined below:

About the JustUs Programme

JustUs is an innovative, multi-perspective workshop based education programme (Open College Network NI Level 2 Accredited) purposely designed for young people living here in NI. Comprising 6 modules, 4 of which are thematic explorations of challenging and controversial issues. It is delivered by trained youth workers and teachers in safe educational spaces. 

The programme addresses legacy questions and other tension-laced identity issues (sectarianism, racism, and sexual orientation) with a view to leaving young people better able to defuse their potential to erupt into violence. 

JustUs was developed and produced by Gaslight Media Trust (GMT) who manage and license its rollout across Northern Ireland and the border counties.

Who is organising the Training?

This training initiative is a collaboratiive undertaken between Gaslight Media Trust & Rural Community Network, with the purpose of upskilling experienced youth education practitioners to deliver the JustUs Workshop Education programme in youth work settings and schools within their respective communities. It is funded by the Cohesion Unit of NIHE.

What The Facilitation Training Gives You

Successful completion of this two-day training workshop and its associated Out of Workshop Exercises qualify participants as GMT Accredited Facilitators of JustUs.
NB Completion of these two elements will give you access to all of the JustUs Programme’s educational resources.

How much does it cost?
Following financial support from NIHE Community Cohesion Unit the course is free to all successful applicants.

N.B. To take part in this project you must complete and return a registration form -

Training places are limited to a maximum number of 16 people

The closing date for return of this form is:

Thursday, 25th January 2018