Big training opportunity on key Internet topics
There's a big training opportunity : 5 members of the Belgium Chapter will be appointed to follow a training, develop and/or lead a related project, and one of the five will participate to the European Chapter workshop in Q3 2020, all funded by Internet Society. Here are the topics:
Shaping the Internet: This training is based on Internet Governance principles and main concepts. No previous knowledge is required.
Securing Global Routing (MANRS): This training is about routing security. It is recommended for network administrators, network engineers, or other technical persons with a working knowledge of routing and security. The training explains basic steps to improve a network’s routing security. Technical background as listed above is mandatory for this training.
Building Community Networks: This course provides a solid foundation on how to build wireless community networks, fostering collective and sustainable endeavors. It covers important topics such as wireless network standards, radio physics, practical network planning, IP network administration, radio device configuration, securing wireless networks, and more. This course is recommended for professionals with basic technical background.
Open Standards Everywhere: This training is less than five hours length and it will cover best practices to secure web services. Technical background is mandatory. Basic knowledge in IPV6 and DNS is required. Trainee must have direct access to Chapter web server.
Encryption: This training is less than five hours in length and it will cover basic concepts about encryption and our encryption toolkit.
At the end of the training, each trainee will receive a certificate of completion.
What are requirements to follow this program?
Here are the selection criteria's of the Belgium Chapter:
- Any regular member of the Belgium Chapter may participate; if you are not, please contact email@example.com for more info;
- Confirm that you'll meet all requirements of the training: prerequisites, time devoted to training, develop or contribute to a project related to the training;
- As a training should support a project for the community, each candidate trainee will indicate what will be his/her project; between March 3th to March 8th, projects will be submitted to a vote to all regular members; the person associated to the project with more vote will be selected. We'll do this only for topics with more than one candidate only.
In more details, each individual willing to apply to this program must:
- Belong to Internet Society Belgium Chapter (if not done yet, start registering online);
- Fill out the form that will be sent to you before March 2d (new extended deadline);
- Be willing to cooperate with and support the Belgium Chapter;
- Not have participated in any Internet Society learning program in the last two years, including programs such as Next Generation leaders, Internet Governance Forum (IGF) or IGF Ambassadors.
- Be willing to commit approx. 3-5 hours per week for 2.5 months (depending on the topic selected)
- Commit to developing an initiative in coordination with the Belgium Chapter and instructor at the end of the course. (This initiative must be approved by the Chapter and the instructor.)
- Be able to read and understand English – the trainings will be delivered in English, French and Spanish; however, some contents may be in English only.
- Have Internet access with a minimum speed of 1.2 Mbps.
- Consent to use personal information.
- Agree with the terms and conditions of the program (these will be linked from the application form).
- Complete the feedback survey at the end of the program.
Any question? Contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Posted on February 10, 2020