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

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

​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

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

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

Strengthening the Role of Women with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action: A Facilitator’s Guide

Description: Working in partnership with regional networks of women with disabilities, the WRC has developed a Facilitator’s Guide for training, entitled Strengthening the Role of Women with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action. Designed for women leaders of organizations of persons with disabilities (DPOs), this Facilitator’s Guide helps provide training to members, colleagues and/or partners. It is … Continue reading Strengthening the Role of Women with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action: A Facilitator’s Guide

Remote Humanitarian Facilitation

Description: This note is intended to guide international and nationaloperational actors on how to adapt and think about remotefacilitation in the context of, and after, COVID-19. It provides asnapshot of key takeaways from existing research, and drawstogether emerging learning and guidance. HumanitarianAdvisory Group (HAG) and Caritas Australia collaborated onthis note, drawing on our experience in … Continue reading Remote Humanitarian Facilitation