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Photographs by Juan Martín Merlo

Quito, January 24, 2017

Drafting Fidal


Last weeks of registration of the third call for the Leadership School  


* The Training Center for the Future (CFF) promotes the academic training of young people with a vocation for service and leadership to strengthen the country.

* The School of Leadership, a CFF program, opens its third national call with the educational and technical endorsement of the Fidal Foundation.

* In the last edition, 51 young people from different provinces of Ecuador participated. Currently the students of the first two classes work in public service and / or promote their own social projects.

The Training Center for the Future (CFF) is in the registration stage so that young people, between 18 and 35 years of age, can take part in the third program of the School of Leadership, a project promoted by the FIDAL Foundation to promote the construction of leaders youth, able to become actors of change, who contribute and respect the institutional framework and strengthen the development of the country.

The CFF will choose from among all the applications received, until January 31, through the web portal a total of 50 new scholarship holders. The selected young people will have access to an intensive 6-month course, under a teaching system that will combine face-to-face and virtual instruction, where they will receive training in the following areas: ethics, leadership, contemporary world, political solutions, problems and aspirations. from Ecuador, ideas and social innovations, communication, negotiation, project design, in order to promote the talent of future leaders.

The third program of the CFF School of Leadership will begin in April and will conclude at the end of September. The students of the past editions rate the training and experience acquired as very positive.

About Training Center for the Future

The Leadership School was born as an initiative of the Fidal Foundation, to train new Ecuadorian leaders in social entrepreneurship, democracy, politics, communication, with a transversal axis based on values ​​and respect for human rights. After an admission process of almost two months, in which more than 300 applicants participated, the school laid its first stone in July 2015, with young people from 12 provinces of the three regions of Ecuador. Month by month, these young people between 18 and 35 years of age met for a weekend, starting their work at noon on Friday until Sunday afternoon, they shared teachings, joy and friendship. The program concludes during the sixth module, in which in addition to lectures by personalities from various fields of our country, the scholars themselves must present their projects, carried out throughout these months.

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