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Mental Health in the Workplace During COVID-19 (Arabic)

Thu, 22 Oct 2020 04:46:41 +0000

Organization: RedR UK
Start date: 5 Nov 2020
End date: 5 Nov 2020
Registration deadline: 5 Nov 2020

This is a free interactive online module. You will learn how COVID-19 stress affects us and what we can do individually and at work.

About this Event

What does the course cover?

The 3-hour module explores common mental health impacts associated with work in the humanitarian sector in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. Drawing on examples from the MENA region, this module offers practical solutions that organisations and individuals can implement to reduce and mitigate staff stress and mental ill-health and create mentally healthy workplaces.

If you are new to the topic of Mental Health, we recommend you complete the RedR UK training module Managing Stress During the COVID-19 Pandemic to build you knowledge of mental health trends in the MENA region, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health, and basic psychological first aid skills, prior to attending this module.

By the end of the module, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the impacts of humanitarian work and the COVID-19 pandemic on the mental health of personnel
  • Identify where to access resources to support mental health and well-being during the pandemic;
  • Outline the role of the organisation in staff stress management
  • Describe best practices to reduce workplace stress and mitigate mental ill-health;
  • Suggest how to implement best practice in their role as an employee or supervisor to create a mentally healthy workplace.

Who should apply?

The module is designed for individuals and organisations interested in creating mentally healthy workplaces during the COVID-19 pandemic in the MENA region. This includes personnel from governments, humanitarian and development organisations, international and national non-government organisations, community-based organisations, faith-based organisations, women’s and youth groups.

How to register:

Click here to register to the course.

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Gender and Inclusion in the COVID-19 Response

Thu, 22 Oct 2020 04:43:17 +0000

Organization: RedR UK
Start date: 5 Nov 2020
End date: 5 Nov 2020
Registration deadline: 5 Nov 2020

This is a free online module. You will learn how COVID-19 is impacting on different genders and practical actions to mainstream equality.

About this Event

What does the course cover?

This module examines how COVID-19 is impacting on women, girls, boys and men differently, limiting access to services and information, increasing women's work burden, eroding social cohesion and increasing gender inequality. Ultimately the training provides practical actions that can be adapted to varying MENA contexts and implemented in a range of programmes to mainstream gender equality and inclusion in the COVID-19 response.

By the end of the module, you will be able to:

  • List impacts of COVID-19 for girls, women, boys and men with and without disabilities and of different ages
  • Analyse the barriers and inequality that are creating an overburden of work, limiting access and increasing risks for women and girls in the MENA region
  • List practical actions to address barriers, risks and access
  • Adapt key actions for the varying contexts and programmes in the MENA region, including sector-related gender aspects

Who should apply?

The module is designed for those working with communities in response to the COVID-19 pandemic in the MENA region. This includes staff from governments, humanitarian and development organisations, community-based organisations, faith-based organisations, women’s and youth groups.

Where is it hosted?

Our interactive online modules are hosted on Zoom. However, participants are not required to download an app and may join through a browser. Participants will receive instructions on how to join the module after registration.

How to register:

Click here to register to the course.

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Webinar Invitation on "Identifying Your Personal Leadership Style"

Thu, 22 Oct 2020 01:57:53 +0000

Organization: Empower school of health LLP
Start date: 27 Oct 2020
End date: 27 Oct 2020
Registration deadline: 27 Oct 2020

Workforce and leadership development are central to the future of public health. The vital issues of today demand public health leaders who are as skilled at managing the technical and systemic aspects of public health.

Empower School of Health is hosting a webinar with a panel of experts on leadership styles for its community of learners. This webinar will help you identify your personal brand of leadership style and build on this style to achieve your potential as a LEADER**.**

Join us on 27th Oct 2020 @ 2:00 PM (Central European Time)

Please register here: http://bit.ly/Webinar_Leadershipstyle

How to register:

Please register here: http://bit.ly/Webinar_Leadershipstyle

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Humanitarian Project Cycle Management

Thu, 22 Oct 2020 01:55:30 +0000

Country: Iraq
Organization: Bioforce
Start date: 6 Dec 2020
End date: 10 Dec 2020
Registration deadline: 6 Dec 2020

Dates: Dec. 6 to 10 2020

Location: Erbil, Iraq

Profile If you meet one of the following criteria:

  • You are currently working with a national or internationational aid organisation and you wish to enhance you knowledge on project management methodology
  • You are an aspiring aid worker aiming at strengthening your understanding of project management methodologies and tools
  • You are currently working in logistics, finance, human resources… and you want to develop a career in humanitarian project management

Prerequisites
none

Objectives:

  • You will master the methodologies and data collection tools that will enable you to design, manage and evaluate a humanitarian project, and more specifically, you will know how to:
    • Identify appropriate needs assessment methodologies and data collection tools, according to the context and terms of reference
    • Describe the main steps in the design of multi-sectoral programmes and projects (water, protection, nutrition, etc.)
    • Design and use a Logical Framework based on the Logical Framework Analysis
    • Design a monitoring and evaluation framework for the project, selecting the appropriate tools and indicators
    • Choose relevant criteria for an ex-post evaluation (end of project evaluation)

Further information & application: https://www.bioforce.org/en/formation/humanitarian-project-cycle-managemen...

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Bioforce is a unique training and career advisory centre that aims to develop the key skills of those involved in humanitarian and aid programmes. We have been working with major NGOs for more than 35 years, the humanitarian community is involved in creating our training programmes and keeping them cutting-edge. Every year, more than 2500 people get trained or awarded certification with Bioforce.

How to register:

https://www.bioforce.org/en/formation/humanitarian-project-cycle-managemen...

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Humanitarian Project Cycle Management

Thu, 22 Oct 2020 01:54:59 +0000

Country: Iraq
Organization: Bioforce
Start date: 29 Nov 2020
End date: 3 Dec 2020
Registration deadline: 29 Nov 2020

Dates: Nov. 29 to Dec. 3 2020

Location: Erbil, Iraq

Profile If you meet one of the following criteria:

  • You are currently working with a national or internationational aid organisation and you wish to enhance you knowledge on project management methodology
  • You are an aspiring aid worker aiming at strengthening your understanding of project management methodologies and tools
  • You are currently working in logistics, finance, human resources… and you want to develop a career in humanitarian project management

Prerequisites
none

Objectives:

  • You will master the methodologies and data collection tools that will enable you to design, manage and evaluate a humanitarian project, and more specifically, you will know how to:
    • Identify appropriate needs assessment methodologies and data collection tools, according to the context and terms of reference
    • Describe the main steps in the design of multi-sectoral programmes and projects (water, protection, nutrition, etc.)
    • Design and use a Logical Framework based on the Logical Framework Analysis
    • Design a monitoring and evaluation framework for the project, selecting the appropriate tools and indicators
    • Choose relevant criteria for an ex-post evaluation (end of project evaluation)

Further information & application: https://www.bioforce.org/en/formation/humanitarian-project-cycle-managemen...

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Bioforce is a unique training and career advisory centre that aims to develop the key skills of those involved in humanitarian and aid programmes. We have been working with major NGOs for more than 35 years, the humanitarian community is involved in creating our training programmes and keeping them cutting-edge. Every year, more than 2500 people get trained or awarded certification with Bioforce.

How to register:

https://www.bioforce.org/en/formation/humanitarian-project-cycle-managemen...

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Preventing and Mitigating Land Degradation: Nutrient Turnover and Terrestrial Carbon Sequestration

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 08:34:31 +0000

Organizations: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
Start date: 28 Oct 2020
End date: 28 Oct 2020
Registration deadline: 28 Oct 2020

This international technical webinar is part of the series organized by the FAO elearning Academy, Agreenium (l'Institut agronomique, vétérinaire et forestier de France) and UN-ESCAP (United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific). These webinars are an opportunity for all of us to share experiences and lessons learnt, discuss challenges, and propose innovative solutions and models. They aim to provide a holistic and comprehensive view of current trends in thematic areas related to global challenges, by combining development research and innovation perspectives. The main objective of these technical webinars is to give practitioners the opportunity to interact with international experts, United Nations officers, University professors, researchers and fellow participants, throughout the world. Webinars can be attended as interactive online sessions on Zoom, where sharing perspectives and asking questions to experts is encouraged. These sessions are also recorded and therefore available at any time, through the FAO elearning Academy: elearning.fao.org

OBJECTIVES OF THIS SESSION

• Present the interrelations between the agriculture, forestry and other land use (AFOLU) sectors and climate change;
• Discuss about the EX-ACT tool, using examples and exercises; and
• Classify nutrient turnover strategies for mitigating land degradation.

SPEAKERS

This technical webinar will be delivered by Mr. Louis Bockel (FAO), Mr. Julien Demenois (CIRAD), and moderated by Ms. Cristina Petracchi, Leader of the FAO eLearning Academy.

DATE AND TIME

Wednesday, 28 October 2020 at 14:30 - 16:00 (CEST)

How to register:

The webinar is free and open to everyone, provided you have the link to the platform. To join the webinar session on Zoom, kindly register here.

We suggest you to use Google Chrome in order to join the webinar. We also recommend you to check your time zone here.

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Risk Communication and Community Engagement During COVID-19 (Advanced)

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 04:30:42 +0000

Organization: RedR UK
Start date: 4 Nov 2020
End date: 4 Nov 2020
Registration deadline: 4 Nov 2020

This is a free interactive online module. You will learn about risk communication and community engagement, and how to apply this approach.

About this Event

What does the course cover?

The 3-hour advanced module explores best practice for Risk Communication and Community Engagement (RCCE) in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. Drawing on examples from the MENA region, this module considers contextual particularities of the region and focuses on the steps and considerations required to plan and deliver effective RCCE in the region. It offers practical solutions that organisations and individuals can implement.

If you are new to the topic of RCCE, we recommend you complete the RedR UK free training module Risk Communication and Community Engagement During COVID-19 to build your basic knowledge prior to attending this module.

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Explain contextual peculiarities of MENA region in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic;
  • Apply frameworks and tools to assess information needs, and profile the information landscape from the perspective of target audience and media;
  • Identify and analyse gaps in COVID-19 communication and engagement within the region;
  • Develop desired outcomes based on information needs assessment;
  • Identify the key components of effective RCCE plans in response to the COVID-19 pandemic in the region;
  • Articulate evidence-based measures for effective implementation of RCCE plan in the region during times of preparedness, response, and recovery.

Who should apply?

This course is designed for individuals who already have a good understanding and expereince of Risk Communication and Community Engagement and want to further develop their practice and enhance their skills and knowledge. This includes staff from governments, humanitarian and development organisations, community-based organisations, faith-based organisations, women’s and youth groups, public information officers and communication specialists, health care professionals, public health professionals, and public health students.

Where is it hosted?

Our interactive online modules are hosted on Zoom. However, participants are not required to download an app and may join through a browser. Participants will receive instructions on how to join the module after registration.

How to register:

Click here to register to the course.

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Remote Management (Advanced - Arabic)

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 04:28:20 +0000

Organization: RedR UK
Start date: 4 Nov 2020
End date: 4 Nov 2020
Registration deadline: 4 Nov 2020

This is a free online module. You will learn how to apply remote management skills during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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About this Event

What does the course cover?

The 3-hour module explores how to ensure effective remote management during the current COVID-19 pandemic. It focuses on the skills needed for managing teams remotely and advancing team dynamics. The module highlights best practices that participants can apply in their work and explores challenges and how to overcome them.

By the end of this module, you will be able to:

  • Describe remote management and why it is needed during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Identify core competencies for remote management and reflect on how to apply these in practice.
  • Describe how to effectively mobilise and support teams that are working remotely
  • Identify challenges that arise from working remotely and describe ways to overcome these challenges.
  • Outline how to develop a remote management and communication strategy
  • Plan how to apply best practice for remote management in your work

Who should apply?

The module is designed for those working in response to the COVID-19 pandemic in the MENA region. This includes staff from government, humanitarian and development organisations, international and national non-government organisations, community-based organisations, faith-based organisations, women’s and youth groups.

This course assumes a good level of general knowledge about managing people and projects and focuses on how this can be adapted to suit remote management situations in the context of COVID-19.

Where is it hosted?

The module is facilitated live online and participants have opportunities to interact with the trainer and their peers, sharing experience and asking questions. Our interactive online modules are hosted on Zoom. However, participants are not required to download an app and may join through a browser. Participants will receive instructions on how to join the module after registration.

How to register:

Click here to register to the course.

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Managing Stress During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 04:26:04 +0000

Organization: RedR UK
Start date: 4 Nov 2020
End date: 4 Nov 2020
Registration deadline: 4 Nov 2020

This is a free interactive online module. You will learn how COVID-19 stress affects us and what we can do individually and at work.

About this Event

What does the course cover?

By the end of this 3-hour module, participants will be able to:

  • Explain the basics of the physiological stress reaction and stresses specific to COVID-19
  • Identify their personal responses, basic coping and self care mechanisms and have learned new ones specific to managing COVID-19 stress (including breathing)
  • Explain the basics of common physiological disorders in the MENA region - Know what to say to someone who is struggling and how to say it, including when to involve professionals
  • Apply basic guidance around next steps to manage stress in a professional/teams context

Who should apply?

The module is designed for those working with communities in response to the COVID-19 pandemic in the MENA region, especially responders (including volunteers) who are coping with heightened stress/anxiety in their professional and personal lives. This includes staff from governments, humanitarian and development organisations, community-based organisations, faith-based organisations, women’s and youth groups.

Where is it hosted?

Our interactive online modules are hosted on Zoom. However, participants are not required to download an app and may join through a browser. Participants will receive instructions on how to join the module after registration.

How to register:

Click here to register to the course.

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Culture, Context and Hygiene Promotion for COVID-19

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 04:03:02 +0000

Organization: RedR UK
Start date: 4 Nov 2020
End date: 4 Nov 2020
Registration deadline: 4 Nov 2020

This is a free interactive online module. You will learn the key public health risks related to COVID-19 and how these can be addressed.

About this Event

What does the course cover?

This module presents key considerations for adapting hygiene promotion activities for delivery during the COVID-19 pandemic, and to the cultural and contextual settings of the MENA region. The module uses the project cycle as a means to guide participants through key considerations for COVID-19 appropriate hygiene promotion at each stage, from assessment, to planning for and implementing activities that are adapted to the varied humanitarian and cultural contexts of the region.

Module objectives include:

  • Describe the key public health risks in relation to COVID-19, and the cultural and contextual factors that may increase these
  • Use the project management cycle to plan assessments, activities and monitoring that address key hygiene behaviours and engage communities in this process
  • Adapt approaches and information to contextualise them so that they are relevant to diverse groups in their communities

Who should apply?

The module is designed for those working with communities in response to the COVID-19 pandemic in the MENA region. This includes staff from governments, humanitarian and development organisations, community-based organisations, faith-based organisations, women’s and youth groups.

Where is it hosted?

Our interactive online modules are hosted on Zoom. However, participants are not required to download an app and may join through a browser. Participants will receive instructions on how to join the module after registration.

How to register:

Click here to register to the course.

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Online Training Skills (Advanced)

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 04:01:44 +0000

Organization: RedR UK
Start date: 3 Nov 2020
End date: 3 Nov 2020
Registration deadline: 3 Nov 2020

This is a free interactive online module, delivered live by RedR UK’s experts. You will learn skills for running a successful training.

About this Event

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What does the course cover?

This 3-hour module explores how to design and facilitate effective online training programmes. The module is focussed on live facilitated online learning and examines the different methods, tools and platforms that can be used to support learning. The module also looks at online facilitation skills and trouble shooting in the online learning environment. The module is particpatory, models good practice and encourages participants to focus on their own specific needs, plans and projects.

If you are new to the topic of Training, we recommend you complete the RedR UK free training module Training Essentials to build your knowledge of training design, delivery and evaluation, prior to attending this module.

By the end of the module, you will be able to:

  • State the primary online training tools and platforms for the delivery of online training
  • Determine the relative advantages and disadvantages of online communication and training platforms
  • State the major platforms for collaborative document sharing and group work
  • Explain what needs to be considered to determine the appropriate design of training sessions;
  • Describe how the appropriate blend of training methods, content and style contributes to the overall effectiveness of an online training course
  • State the major challenges for the trainer/facilitator in delivering online sessions, and identify productive responses to these challenges.

Who should apply?

The module is designed for those working with communities in response to the COVID-19 pandemic in the MENA region. This includes staff from governments, humanitarian and development organisations, community-based organisations, faith-based organisations, women’s and youth groups.

Where is it hosted?

Our interactive online modules are hosted on Zoom. However, participants are not required to download an app and may join through a browser. Participants will receive instructions on how to join the module after registration.

How to register:

Click here to register to the course.

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Training Essentials (Arabic)

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 04:00:25 +0000

Organization: RedR UK
Start date: 3 Nov 2020
End date: 3 Nov 2020
Registration deadline: 3 Nov 2020

This is a free interactive online module, delivered live by RedR UK’s experts. You will learn skills for running a successful training.

About this Event

What does the course cover?

The 3-hour module will touch on all five steps in the training cycle from identifying learning needs though to evaluating training. It is divided into three sessions - principles, process and practice. Each session is participatory, models good practice and encourages participants to focus on their own specific needs, plans and projects.

Module objectives include:

  • List the steps in the training cycle and the key activities that need to happen at each stage
  • State key principles of adult learning and describe how these can be applied in both online and face-to-face training
  • Write learner-centred training objectives that are based on identified needs
  • Identify key learning points and ways in which these can be easily and effectively conveyed
  • Demonstrate how training sessions can be made engaging, participatory and impactful

Who should apply?

The module is designed for those working with communities in response to the COVID-19 pandemic in the MENA region. This includes staff from governments, humanitarian and development organisations, community-based organisations, faith-based organisations, women’s and youth groups.

Where is it hosted?

Our interactive online modules are hosted on Zoom. However, participants are not required to download an app and may join through a browser. Participants will receive instructions on how to join the module after registration.

How to register:

Click here to register to the course.

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Remote Management: Putting Theory into Practice - Free Webinar

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 03:58:56 +0000

Organization: Humanitarian Leadership Academy
Start date: 5 Nov 2020
End date: 5 Nov 2020
Registration deadline: 5 Nov 2020
The COVID-19 crisis has made it mandatory for many humanitarian teams to work remotely. New skills are needed to be able to change our ways of working and to do it effectively.

In our last webinar we discussed theories of management and tools to enable efficient remote management. This time round we shall be exploring real life examples of how these theories are put into practice. Guest speaker Deborah Barry will be taking us through her experience of managing teams remotely and the rewards and challenges of the same.

Join us on Thursday 5th November at 10:00am GMT, and do send through any questions you have or examples you would like to share during the webinar of remote management in practice. You will also be able to earn a badge for the webinar immediately after the session.

Deborah Barry runs her own company Humanitarian Leadership and Consulting. For three years she was the Senior Humanitarian and Leadership Advisor/Associate at the Center for Humanitarian Leadership at Deakin University. She is also an independent Senior Child Protection and Youth Inclusion consultant working closely with organisations such as UNICEF, DFID, ECHO, Mercy Corps, USAID, Nike, Mastercard and Save the Children. Deb has additionally been developing trainings for a wide array of organisations.

Date and Time: Thursday 5th November 2020, 10:00 GMT

Location: online (Zoom) - see link below to sign up!

How to register:

Click here to register to join our webinar on Thursday 5th November 2020, 10:00 GMT

Click here to watch all our previous webinars

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Managing COVID-19 Myths and Rumours

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 03:57:05 +0000

Organization: RedR UK
Start date: 3 Nov 2020
End date: 3 Nov 2020
Registration deadline: 3 Nov 2020

This is a free interactive online module. You will learn how rumours and myths develop, how to mitigate their impact and work in communities

About this Event

What does the course cover?

This 3-hour module seeks to give an overview of how and why myths, misconceptions, rumours and stigmatisation have appeared during the COVID-19 outbreak, focusing especially on the MENA context. The module will examine some of the most common myths and rumours in the region as examples, and will build on learning from other epidemic responses on the most appropriate ways to tackle misinformation, and instill trust in factual and accurate information.

By the end of the module, you will be able to:

  • Explain how rumours and stigmatisation develop
  • Describe how to map rumours in the communities you work with, and prioritise those rumours that are most challenging
  • Recall ways of engaging with different groups, networks and coordinating bodies to triangulate and provide accurate information

Who should apply?

The module is designed for those working with communities in response to the COVID-19 pandemic in the MENA region. This includes staff from governments, humanitarian and development organisations, community-based organisations, faith-based organisations, women’s and youth groups.

Where is it hosted?

Our interactive online modules are hosted on Zoom. However, participants are not required to download an app and may join through a browser. Participants will receive instructions on how to join the module after registration.

How to register:

Click here to register to the course.

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Remote Management (Advanced)

Tue, 20 Oct 2020 08:36:46 +0000

Organization: RedR UK
Start date: 2 Nov 2020
End date: 2 Nov 2020
Registration deadline: 2 Nov 2020

This is a free online module. You will learn how to apply remote management skills during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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About this Event

What does the course cover?

The 3-hour module explores how to ensure effective remote management during the current COVID-19 pandemic. It focuses on the skills needed for managing teams remotely and advancing team dynamics. The module highlights best practices that participants can apply in their work and explores challenges and how to overcome them.

By the end of this module, you will be able to:

  • Describe remote management and why it is needed during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Identify core competencies for remote management and reflect on how to apply these in practice.
  • Describe how to effectively mobilise and support teams that are working remotely
  • Identify challenges that arise from working remotely and describe ways to overcome these challenges.
  • Outline how to develop a remote management and communication strategy
  • Plan how to apply best practice for remote management in your work

Who should apply?

The module is designed for those working in response to the COVID-19 pandemic in the MENA region. This includes staff from government, humanitarian and development organisations, international and national non-government organisations, community-based organisations, faith-based organisations, women’s and youth groups.

This course assumes a good level of general knowledge about managing people and projects and focuses on how this can be adapted to suit remote management situations in the context of COVID-19.

Where is it hosted?

The module is facilitated live online and participants have opportunities to interact with the trainer and their peers, sharing experience and asking questions. Our interactive online modules are hosted on Zoom. However, participants are not required to download an app and may join through a browser. Participants will receive instructions on how to join the module after registration.

How to register:

Click here to register to the course.

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Risk Communication and Community Engagement During COVID-19

Tue, 20 Oct 2020 08:32:22 +0000

Organization: RedR UK
Start date: 2 Nov 2020
End date: 2 Nov 2020
Registration deadline: 2 Nov 2020

This is a free interactive online module. You will learn about risk communication and community engagement, and how to apply this approach.

About this Event

What does the course cover?

This free 3 hour module is a basic introduction to Risk Communication and Community Engagement (RCCE) in the COVID-19 pandemic in MENA region: what it is, why it's essential to epidemic management and how to get it right.

By the end of the module, you will be able to:

  • Identify and describe key elements of community engagement and risk communications and why they matter,
  • Explore and design ways to apply these key elements in practice in a MENA context
  • Explain ways in which existing community engagement projects can be adapted/made COVID-19 safe in MENA
  • List a range of specialist organisations who provide specialist technical services to support RCCE work in MENA
  • Identify the particular challenges of specific contexts including camps with regard to RCCE

Who should apply?

The module is designed for those working with communities in response to the COVID-19 pandemic in the MENA region. This includes staff from governments, humanitarian and development organisations, community-based organisations, faith-based organisations, women’s and youth groups.

Where is it hosted?

Our interactive online modules are hosted on Zoom. However, participants are not required to download an app and may join through a browser. Participants will receive instructions on how to join the module after registration.

How to register:

Click here to register to the course.

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Gender and Inclusion in the COVID-19 Response

Tue, 20 Oct 2020 08:28:52 +0000

Organization: RedR UK
Start date: 2 Nov 2020
End date: 2 Nov 2020
Registration deadline: 2 Nov 2020

This is a free online module. You will learn how COVID-19 is impacting on different genders and practical actions to mainstream equality.

About this Event

What does the course cover?

This module examines how COVID-19 is impacting on women, girls, boys and men differently, limiting access to services and information, increasing women's work burden, eroding social cohesion and increasing gender inequality. Ultimately the training provides practical actions that can be adapted to varying MENA contexts and implemented in a range of programmes to mainstream gender equality and inclusion in the COVID-19 response.

By the end of the module, you will be able to:

  • List impacts of COVID-19 for girls, women, boys and men with and without disabilities and of different ages
  • Analyse the barriers and inequality that are creating an overburden of work, limiting access and increasing risks for women and girls in the MENA region
  • List practical actions to address barriers, risks and access
  • Adapt key actions for the varying contexts and programmes in the MENA region, including sector-related gender aspects

Who should apply?

The module is designed for those working with communities in response to the COVID-19 pandemic in the MENA region. This includes staff from governments, humanitarian and development organisations, community-based organisations, faith-based organisations, women’s and youth groups.

Where is it hosted?

Our interactive online modules are hosted on Zoom. However, participants are not required to download an app and may join through a browser. Participants will receive instructions on how to join the module after registration.

How to register:

Click here to register to the course.

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Mental Health in the Workplace During COVID-19

Tue, 20 Oct 2020 07:55:56 +0000

Organization: RedR UK
Start date: 1 Nov 2020
End date: 1 Nov 2020
Registration deadline: 1 Nov 2020

This is a free interactive online module. You will learn how COVID-19 stress affects us and what we can do individually and at work.

About this Event

What does the course cover?

What does the course cover?

The 3-hour module explores common mental health impacts associated with work in the humanitarian sector in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. Drawing on examples from the MENA region, this module offers practical solutions that organisations and individuals can implement to reduce and mitigate staff stress and mental ill-health and create mentally healthy workplaces.

If you are new to the topic of Mental Health, we recommend you complete the RedR UK training module Managing Stress During the COVID-19 Pandemic to build you knowledge of mental health trends in the MENA region, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health, and basic psychological first aid skills, prior to attending this module.

By the end of the module, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the impacts of humanitarian work and the COVID-19 pandemic on the mental health of personnel
  • Identify where to access resources to support mental health and well-being during the pandemic;
  • Outline the role of the organisation in staff stress management
  • Describe best practices to reduce workplace stress and mitigate mental ill-health;
  • Suggest how to implement best practice in their role as an employee or supervisor to create a mentally healthy workplace.

Who should apply?

The module is designed for individuals and organisations interested in creating mentally healthy workplaces during the COVID-19 pandemic in the MENA region. This includes personnel from governments, humanitarian and development organisations, international and national non-government organisations, community-based organisations, faith-based organisations, women’s and youth groups.

How to register:

Click here to register to the course.

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Training Essentials

Tue, 20 Oct 2020 07:54:19 +0000

Organization: RedR UK
Start date: 1 Nov 2020
End date: 1 Nov 2020
Registration deadline: 1 Nov 2020

This is a free interactive online module, delivered live by RedR UK’s experts. You will learn skills for running a successful training.

About this Event

What does the course cover?

The 3-hour module will touch on all five steps in the training cycle from identifying learning needs though to evaluating training. It is divided into three sessions - principles, process and practice. Each session is participatory, models good practice and encourages participants to focus on their own specific needs, plans and projects.

Module objectives include:

  • List the steps in the training cycle and the key activities that need to happen at each stage
  • State key principles of adult learning and describe how these can be applied in both online and face-to-face training
  • Write learner-centred training objectives that are based on identified needs
  • Identify key learning points and ways in which these can be easily and effectively conveyed
  • Demonstrate how training sessions can be made engaging, participatory and impactful

Who should apply?

The module is designed for those working with communities in response to the COVID-19 pandemic in the MENA region. This includes staff from governments, humanitarian and development organisations, community-based organisations, faith-based organisations, women’s and youth groups.

Where is it hosted?

Our interactive online modules are hosted on Zoom. However, participants are not required to download an app and may join through a browser. Participants will receive instructions on how to join the module after registration.

How to register:

Click here to register to the course.

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Online Training Skills (Advanced) - Arabic

Tue, 20 Oct 2020 01:50:26 +0000

Organization: RedR UK
Start date: 26 Oct 2020
End date: 26 Oct 2020
Registration deadline: 26 Oct 2020

This is a free interactive online module, delivered live by RedR UK’s experts. You will learn skills for running a successful training.

About this Event

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What does the course cover?

This 3-hour module explores how to design and facilitate effective online training programmes. The module is focussed on live facilitated online learning and examines the different methods, tools and platforms that can be used to support learning. The module also looks at online facilitation skills and trouble shooting in the online learning environment. The module is particpatory, models good practice and encourages participants to focus on their own specific needs, plans and projects.

If you are new to the topic of Training, we recommend you complete the RedR UK free training module Training Essentials to build your knowledge of training design, delivery and evaluation, prior to attending this module.

By the end of the module, you will be able to:

  • State the primary online training tools and platforms for the delivery of online training
  • Determine the relative advantages and disadvantages of online communication and training platforms
  • State the major platforms for collaborative document sharing and group work
  • Explain what needs to be considered to determine the appropriate design of training sessions;
  • Describe how the appropriate blend of training methods, content and style contributes to the overall effectiveness of an online training course
  • State the major challenges for the trainer/facilitator in delivering online sessions, and identify productive responses to these challenges.

Who should apply?

The module is designed for those working with communities in response to the COVID-19 pandemic in the MENA region. This includes staff from governments, humanitarian and development organisations, community-based organisations, faith-based organisations, women’s and youth groups.

Where is it hosted?

Our interactive online modules are hosted on Zoom. However, participants are not required to download an app and may join through a browser. Participants will receive instructions on how to join the module after registration.

How to register:

Click here to register to the course.

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