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Financial aid is available based on demonstrated need to cover the course participation fee.
DeConstructing Narratives is the UWC Kenya Short Course set to take place in Nairobi, Kenya in August 2020. It will bring together participants aged 16-19 and 16 facilitators from Kenya, East Africa and the rest of the world. The course will give participants a space to confront, with critical understanding, the narratives that shape our world today and learn how to influence the agenda moving forward. This means, understanding narratives beyond what is seen on the surface, extracting their underlying assumptions, examining their function within a potential overarching agenda and understanding their role in deconstructing them.
The short course will explore narratives relating to 3 main thematic areas; identity, governance & development, and sustainability. The short course employs the experiential learning model; hence participants will engage with material in an informal learning setting. This includes workshops, simulations, excursions, guest speakers, self-led initiatives etc.
- Organized by youth for youth
- Multicultural team
- Geographically, ideologically, culturally, socioeconomically diverse participants
- Engagement with the local community