Team Building Module Facilitator’s Guide

Description: The following session facilitation guidance has been developed to assist NuPITA OD advisors to implement the teambuilding workshop. The workshop is designed to engage participants in boththeoretical information and application through a combination of case studies, role-plays, individual discussion, small group exercises, and large group discussions. It may be applied to an entire organization … Continue reading Team Building Module Facilitator’s Guide

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

Community Engagement

Description: There have been growing calls for service providers to seek greater community engagement in the design and delivery of services. However there is no consensus as to what this involves, and there appears to be a gap between the rhetoric and the reality of community engagement. This paper seeks to clarify what community engagement … Continue reading Community Engagement

​Video Training Program: Mobilizing Community Assets

Description: A downloadable training program based on Building Communities from the Inside Out (1995). The program consists of six separate modules, each lasting 30 to 45 minutes. They are below in fourteen 15-minute segments. John McKnight and John Kretzmann present clear, practical ways to mobilize the capacities of local residents, the power of citizens' associations, and … Continue reading ​Video Training Program: Mobilizing Community Assets

A Toolkit for Community Development Practitioners in South Africa

Description: The toolkit is a step-by-step manual for Community Development Practitioners to enable communities to engage effectively in managing their own development. It will assist Community Development Practitioners to facilitate discussions at the community level on livelihood issues, assist communities plan and implement appropriate activities to enhance and maintain their livelihoods; identify projects and/or interventions … Continue reading A Toolkit for Community Development Practitioners in South Africa

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

The Community Development Facilitator Guide

Photo by Vonecia Carswell on Unsplash Description: This Facilitator’s Guide is designed to assist in facilitating a community development workshop with people who have read The Community Development Handbook: A Tool for Building Community Capacity. The Handbook was created by the Labour Market Learning and Development Unit of Human Resources Development Canada. It was designed … Continue reading The Community Development Facilitator Guide