FAQs

Q. Will The Workshop 2022 happen to be online or residential?   
A. The Workshop 2022 will be held offline from 7-11 November, 2022. All the necessary safety protocols for COVID-19 will be undertaken. 

 

Q. What is the venue for The Workshop 2022?

The Workshop 2022 will be held at Kerala Institute of Local Administration, Thrissur, Kerala. 

The nearest International airport, Cochin (Nedeumbaserry) is 65 kms away from KILA. The participants arriving by train can alight at Thrissur railway station. Direct taxi/auto rickshaw and bus services are available to reach KILA campus.


Q. How can I apply for the Workshop 2022?   
A. Register for the workshop here. You can also write to us at
info@theworkshop.in  
 
Q. How many modules can I apply for the Workshop 2022?   
A.  You can list out your three preferences based on your choice. Only the most subscribed modules will run. 
 
Q. Will I get to attend more than one module? 
A. Modules are run parallely in the workshop. A participant can attend only one module at a time.

Q. What is the fee of Theworkshop 2022?

A. The fee for Indian participants in Rs 32,000 for double occupancy and Rs 38,000 for single occupancy. 

The fee for international participants is 950 Euro for double occupancy and Rs 38,000 for single occupancy. 

Q. Are there any discounts available?  
A.  Yes, we offer discounts but on a conditional basis. 
- For every 10 participants from the same organisation; the 11th person can participate at 100% discount. 
- For every 5 participants from the same organisation; the 6th person can participate at 50% discount.   
These discounts are applicable for both national and international participants.   

Q. Can I avail of all the discounts?  
A. A participant can avail only one discount scheme at a time.

Q. Are there any scholarships that I can avail of?  

A. Very few scholarships are available. Madura Pandit Scholarship is one of them, which is offered in the memory of a young, committed and diligent Praxian. The scholarship covers the fee for one participant. For information on eligibility criteria please check the details on TheWorkshop 2022 page or write to us at info@theworkshop.in

Q. What is the last date for registration?

A. Last date for registration of national participants is October 10, 2022, and for that of international participants is September 20, 2022.

Q. How can I pay?  
A. Please write to us at info@theworkshop.in for details on payment of fees. 

 
Q. Will there be a schedule for the module sessions?   
A.  Yes, a handbook detailing the schedule of the 5-day workshop will be shared with the registered participants through email and they will also be briefed about this on first day of the workshop. 
 

Q. Can I change my thematic application module after the workshop has started?  
A. No, participants are encouraged to select their choice of thematic application modules at the time of filling out the application form.  
 
Q. How do I get access to the class materials?  
A. The training reference materials and PowerPoint presentations of the workshops will be uploaded online and a link to access these will be shared with the participants through email on the last day of the workshop.   
 
Q. Will I get the recordings of the workshop? 
A. No. We encourage the participants to engage in an open ended discussion to reflect their thoughts. The sharing of recorded videos might impact the spirit of discussions. 

Q. Is it compulsory to attend evening talks and cultural programmes?
A. Yes, these events form an important part of the workshop.  During the evening talks we try to bring on board the relevant experiences/perspectives from the development sector. The cultural programme encourages participants to showcase their talent and art forms from their culture, creating an ambience for people of different backgrounds to get to know different cultures and bond together.

Q. Will there be any opportunity to network with other participants?
A. Yes, we organise a “conversation corridor” for the participants of all the modules to get to know each other and their domains of work through fun games and interactive exercises. 
 
Q. How can I share my experience and feedback to the organisers? 
A. Feedback is an integral part of the workshop as it helps us to learn and grow. A feedback session is organised on a daily basis which helps facilitators to plan for the next day. A short feedback session is organised with the participants before the last day of the workshop to record their responses.

Q. Are there any cancellation charges if I am not able to participate in the workshop after registering?

A. In case of cancellations before 20 days prior to the start of the workshop, the full fee will be returned after the deduction of transaction charges. If the cancellation request comes within 20 days of the workshop, Praxis reserves the right to withhold 25% of the fee for Administrative and Opportunity costs and transaction charges.

To avoid this, you can avail of the option of substituting your participation with an alternate participant with a similar background. Alternately participants can also carry forward their registration for the next year’s workshop.