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  • Training of trainers on community-based disaster risk management (CBDRM) RedR - India

    Date: 11 - 15 Mar 2012
    Country: Bangladesh
    City/State: Dhaka

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Training of trainers on community-based disaster risk management (CBDRM)


Type: Training Course Date: 11 - 15 Mar 2012 Location: Bangladesh (Dhaka)

Aim of the Course

This ToT on CBDRM is viewed as a step towards building a pool of human resources who can train other civil society actors, government officials, people’s representatives and community leaders with the knowledge and perspectives of resilient communities and skills of facilitating capacity building processes applying participatory methods.

Course Objectives

By the end of the course participants should be able to explain:

  • Nature and types of the trainings required to facilitate CBDRM process.
  • Principles of adult learning.
  • Role of the trainer as a facilitator.
  • Methods of learning needs assessment at community level.
  • Facilitation skills to apply participatory training methodology.
  • Development of context specific training designs.
  • Development of learning and media material to facilitate the trainings.
  • Evaluate the community based training programmes.

Course Outline

RedR India’s Training of Trainers is very practical and the emphasis is firmly on learning from doing. Participants will learn through experience, observation and feedback. Sessions on adult learning, participatory training method and training aids will be immediately put into practice by participants through the designing and running of their own short training sessions. The course includes options to explore particular topics in more detail, and time is set aside to review other approaches to meeting learning needs.

Participants will also develop plans for their own individual training project to be implemented after the course. They would be encouraged to team-up with fellow participants to develop, design and deliver training for future RedR India courses.

Training Methodology

This is an intensive five day module combining theory and hands-on practice. In the training emphasis is on active learning through participatory group exercises, demonstrations, group discussions and facilitation by participants.

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Target Audience

This course is open to Government Officials, INGOs, UN, Red Cross, NGOs, and, development and emergency personnel who have experience of working in the humanitarian and development sectors and are involved in CBDRM initiatives.

It is also important that participants either have attended any CBDRM course in past or has experience of working in any CBDRM programme.

*Please note that this course will not deliberate on the details of CBDRM, rather the course will help participants to enhance their capacities with regard to becoming effective trainer in the CBDRM process.

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