Foundation Programme: Get involved in XR now!

Group:Foundation Programme
Location:From home role with XR UK (UK Wide)
Hours per week:2-4
No. spaces available:150
Meeting Time:Work at your own pace
Meeting Format:Conference call
Meeting Schedule:Course Introductions run approximately monthly
Essential Skills:Keen to learn about XR
Desired Skills:
Accessibility considerations:Internet connected device (PC, laptop, tablet, smartphone)

This course will deepen your understanding and support your involvement in XR.

It isn't necessary to take part in the Foundation Programme to get involved in XR. However, it's a great place to start if you prefer to find out about the movement before diving in.

The Foundation Programme also prepares you to take on a role anywhere in XR (your local group, your region or a UK-wide team) and find the type of role that suits you best.

The course is great for people new to XR but if you have been around for longer you may find it useful too - we bet you’ll learn something you didn’t know!

  • Introduction to XR
  • Heading for Extinction and what to do about it
  • How to use XR’s communication tools
  • Meeting skills
  • Nonviolent Direct Action (NVDA)
  • Know your Rights
  • How XR works and who makes the decisions
  • Skills, Boundaries, and Sustainable Activism
  • What is a Regenerative culture?
  • Course socials and problem-solving sessions

The course is entirely online (so you will need a good internet connection) and is very flexible: you can work at your own pace to either complete the whole course or just dip in where you would like to deepen your knowledge. The next Introduction will be held on Zoom on June 17th at 19:00 but you can start at any point and join a weekly FP get-together. For those who opt to do the entire course there are approximately 22.5 hours of learning in total.

  • support and guidance from the course directors
  • training in small groups on zoom (online video call)
  • the tools to access e-learning, which you can complete in your own time
  • personal connections to help you find your feet in a new role
  • opportunities to meet your fellow students (online)

The course directors will guide you throughout and, at the end of the course, support you into finding a role with one of our amazing teams or local groups anywhere across the UK.

In your application message, please tell us a bit about yourself, your skills, interests and whether you have any existing XR experience. We're working to make XR UK a diverse and inclusive space and we welcome applications from everyone.

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This role is being advertised by the following working group:

Foundation Programme

Location: XR UK (UK Wide)


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