Guide for Training Community Leaders to Improve Leadership and Management Practices

Description: This guide is aimed at people, teams, or institutions from the governmental sector or other sectors of civil society that work with communities. This guide can be used as supporting material in community-based programs and projects for the local management of municipalities and the improvement of education, social welfare, and health services. Quick Tip: … Continue reading Guide for Training Community Leaders to Improve Leadership and Management Practices

Preparing for Training and Facilitating

Description: This module provides information and techniques for planning participatory training in the context of natural resource management. The main target group of this module is people who are familiar with participatory methods and tools but may have less practical experience with providing participatory training. Quick Tip: This source includes information about participatory training. It … Continue reading Preparing for Training and Facilitating

Online Facilitation 101

Description: All of our workshops are rooted in our Direct Education approach. Our trainers center the group, building upon dynamics in the room and participants’ own experience to introduce new content and help the group access their own wisdom. Many of our public workshops are “training of trainers”; they’re designed for folks facilitating and training across contexts … Continue reading Online Facilitation 101

Trainer Guidelines

Description: Catholic Relief Services (CRS) has identified protection as a priority in all aspects of our programming, in both emergency and nonemergency contexts. To ensure that all staff have a shared level ofunderstanding of what is meant by protection, the CRS Protection Team has prepared the following Training Module. CRS anticipates that all CRS country … Continue reading Trainer Guidelines

RedR UK Training

Description: This three-day CPD Accredited course combines theory and practice to help you understand the fundamentals of training and facilitation and develop competencies to aid you in becoming a more effective trainer. You will learn from experience, observation, and feedback in highly participatory activities. The skills you learn during the course will immediately be put … Continue reading RedR UK Training

Guiding an Event Through to a Successful Conclusion

Description: So you've been asked to facilitate a meeting. What does that mean exactly? Do you just ensure that everyone's introduced, and maybe kick off with a quick ice breaker exercise? Is your main role simply to stand by the flip chart and note down all the ideas? What preparation do you need to do? How do you … Continue reading Guiding an Event Through to a Successful Conclusion

About IAF in Africa

Description: Facilitation in Africa is as broad and diverse as the continent itself. Made up of 54 countries, with as many as 2,000 different spoken languages and at least as many ethnic groups, the continent is rich in its many approaches to facilitation.  Facilitation practice is also very deep-rooted in many African traditional and spiritual … Continue reading About IAF in Africa

Learning Solutions: Online Facilitation Cards

Description: These facilitation cards are a set of printable and digital images that can be used to visually facilitate meetings, workshops, and learning events taking place online. There are three versions that can be used separately or combined, depending on the context:■ Smartphone version (people show their phone screens to their webcams).■ Print-out version (Printing … Continue reading Learning Solutions: Online Facilitation Cards

Integral Facilitator® Programs

Description: The Integral Facilitator® training is a series of programs that combines the principles of masterful facilitation with leading insights from the fields of developmental psychology and Zen awareness together in an Integral approach. Quick Tip: A unique but paid training program that could give new insights into facilitation, especially those who are more experienced. … Continue reading Integral Facilitator® Programs

Mutual Aid Disaster Relief Facilitation Guide

Description: It is important to note that this is a living document. What you are reading now is a rough draft, and it is only one version of how this could be done. The current tour team is making many changes as they work with different groups and integrate lessons and feedback, and surely you … Continue reading Mutual Aid Disaster Relief Facilitation Guide