A Facilitators’ Guide to Participatory Workshops with NGOs/CBOs Responding to HIV/AIDS

Description: This guide does not attempt to explore how participatory approaches can be applied to different aspects of HIV/AIDS work. The Alliance documents this information in the form of toolkits (trainingmanuals) on specific subjects. These toolkits include examples of participatory tools and activities which can be used to help people discuss different issues. Instead, this … Continue reading A Facilitators’ Guide to Participatory Workshops with NGOs/CBOs Responding to HIV/AIDS

The Art of Facilitation: Changing the Way the World Meets

Description: Hampshire College alum Jay W. Vogt founded Peoplesworth, a private practice in organizational development, in 1982 and he has facilitated thousands of meetings and retreats since. Jay is the author of Recharge Your Team: The Grounded Visioning Approach and Board Roles to Board Goals: Creating an Annual Board Workplan. In this talk he discusses … Continue reading The Art of Facilitation: Changing the Way the World Meets

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

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

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

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

Facilitation Guide

Description: This is a guide for facilitating a presentation and discussion of the training film ―To Serve with Pride: Zero Tolerance for Sexual Exploitation and Abuse. The film addresses the problem of sexual exploitation and abuse by UN staff and related personnel as well as NGO personnel. It is a useful tool to better understand … Continue reading Facilitation Guide

Comprehensive Guide for Facilitator Training

Description: This facilitator guide is for training yourself to lead a group through a learning session, even if you’re not an expert on the subject or an experienced teacher. Quick Tip: This guide is an easier read than a handbook but not as detailed. It gives an overall summary of what is required for facilitators … Continue reading Comprehensive Guide for Facilitator Training

Facilitating Group Discussions

Photo by Antenna on Unsplash Description: This guide is for group discussions designed to explore one's own views and views of others, to share specific information and to hear about the views and perspectives of others, and to lead a group decision. Quick Tip: This guide is an easier read but is not very organized. … Continue reading Facilitating Group Discussions

Developing Facilitation Skills

Photo by Christina @ wocintechchat.com on Unsplash Description: Learn how to plan well, keep members involved, and create real leadership opportunities in your organization and skills in your members. Quick Tip: This website guide is a quicker read that includes tips and tricks for facilitators. While it is not a training program, facilitators can use … Continue reading Developing Facilitation Skills