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_Active Learning Network for Accountability and Performance in Humanitarian Action ALNAP first developed training modules in 2001 as a way of sharing knowledge and good practice identified through its research activities. The modules were updated in 2003. The material is available to all as a free good, to aid those providing courses on Evaluation of Humanitarian Action. www.alnap.org/resources/training.htm
African Centre for Disaster Studies (ACDS) [Jan 14 06 Potchefstroom University, South Africa]-- acds.co.za The African Centre for Disaster Studies (ACDS) was established in January 2002 at the Potchefstroom University for Christian Higher Education within the School for Social and Government Studies. The explicit aim of the ACDS is to address the need for world-class training, education and research in disaster related activities within southern Africa and the wider African context.
African Network Campaign on Education for All (ANCEFA) The Africa Network Campaign on Education for All (ANCEFA) emerged in 2000 following the World Education Summit in Dakar in April 2000. African Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) intent on providing a coherent and proactiveAfrican voice on EFA issues, felt the need to organise in a representative manner. http://www.ancefa.org/
Beasley Intercultural [Jan 13 06 Marrickville NSW]-- www.intercultural.com.au Beasley Intercultural is a leading cross-cultural consultancy and training company operating across the Asia-Pacific region. We partner with our clients to enable them to better navigate the challenges of working globally.
for Applied Studies in International Negotiations
for Safety and Development
Center of Scientific Investigation and Higher Education (CICESE), Ensenada, Mexico
CICESE is dedicated to conducting scientific research in basic and applied science, as well as developing new technologies and highly skilled human resources in three major disciplines: Earth Sciences, Oceanography and Applied Physics. http://www.cicese.mx/cicese/ingles.html
Studies Centre, Kimmage
Bren School of Environmental Science & Management
East West Center, Honolulu,
Education International Education International represents more than 29 million teachers and education workers. Our 348 member organizations operate in 166 countries, from pre-school to university. As the world’s largest Global Union Federation, and the only one representing education workers in every corner of the globe, Education International unites all teachers and education workers no matter where they are. http://www.ei-ie.org/en/index.php
Management Academy of New Zealand
Emergency Management Australia Institute (EMAI)
Family Medicine Digital Resources Library--To support and enhance the sharing and collaborative development of educational resources among family medicine educators through a Digital Library that includes resources for all levels of family medicine education.http://fmdrl.org/
Galillee College - Israel, is a public, international management-training institution. The College gives advanced leadership, management and capacity building seminars to professionals coming from all over the globe. Our International Department offers a core curriculum of over a dozen programmes.www.galilcol.ac.il/
Education is a basic human right and fundamental to the fight for human dignity and freedom. For 125 million children and 880 million adults, that right is violated everyday. The Global Campaign for Education promotes education as a basic human right, and mobilizes public pressure on governments and the international community to fulfill their promises to provide free, compulsory public basic education for all people; in particular for children, women and all disadvantaged, deprived sections of society. www.campaignforeducation.org/
Global Development Learning Network [Jan 13 06 Washington DC]-- www.gdln.org The Global Development Learning Network (GDLN) is a global partnership of learning centers (GDLN Affiliates) that offer the use of advanced information and communication technologies to connect people working in development around the world. By applying tools and services developed in the field of distance learning – learning that takes place when participants in an event are separated by space and time – GDLN Affiliates enable organizations, teams, and individuals around the world to communicate, share knowledge, and learn from each others’ experiences in a timely and cost-effective manner.
Global Information Networks in Education GINIE has developed, in participation with professionals in the field, an Internet-based network with the following capacities: web pages that with a click of a mouse, can provide rapid access to full-text documents that users can review, save to disk or print; web pages that provide organized links to GINIE partner and associate sites, as well as other high quality links to content related to education in nations in crisis and at risk; an on-line searchable database which focuses on documents and materials created by education professionals working internationally; uploadable website-based document transfer protocols which allow field professionals to conveniently send their materials to the GINIE database; on-line conferences on topics requested by field professionals designed around specific themes to encourage professional collaboration and contribution to the GINIE database; secured websites that allow limited access to internal documents and dialogue for working groups; GINIE's mailing list that acts as an on-going information distribution system for busy professionals; and customized technical support and training for GINIE partners interested in learning how to use these capacities more effectively. http://www.ginie.org/
Distance Learning Centre
The Institute of Development Studies' teaching programme is conducted in collaboration with the University of Sussex and attracts students from all over the world, many of whom already have considerable experience of development practice.www.ids.ac.uk/go/teaching
Inter-Agency Network for Education in Emergencies [Jan 12 06 Paris France]-- www.ineesite.org The Inter-Agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE) serves a unique purpose in reaching out to education practitioners around the world working in situations of emergencies and crisis. In view of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, the EFA Declaration and the Dakar Framework, INEE promotes access and completion of education of high quality for all persons affected by emergencies, crises or chronic instability. INEE's web site has a wide-range of Good Practice Guides for Education in Emergencies and other current research and information. This web site, along with an active list-serve, make INEE a flexible and responsive mechanism for sharing resources and experiences.
The International Relations and Security Network (ISN) is the world’s leading open access information service for International Relations and security professionals. Established in 1994, our mission is to promote greater knowledge sharing, learning and collaboration.www.isn.ethz.ch/edu/
Accounting for NGOs
of Disaster Management - University of Copenhagen
Moodle--Moodle is a course management system (CMS) - a free,Open Source software package designed using sound pedagogical principles, to help educators create effective online learning communities. You can download and use it on any computer you have handy (including webhosts), yet it can scale from a single-teacher site to a 50,000-student University. This site itself is created using Moodle, so check out the Moodle Demonstration Courses or read the latest Moodle Buzz. http://moodle.org/
and Disaster Studies, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health
South African Qualifications Authorities (SAQA)
Swayam Shikshan Prayog (SSP),
Institute for Training and Research
UN International Research and
Training Institute for the Advancement of Women
As part of its focus on increased professionalism in local and international procurement, and in order to enhance local capacities, UNDP offers a variety of specialized training courses to staff of the UN system, the donor community, NGOs and governments. All courses are a balanced combination of lectures, case studies and workshops. The opportunity for peer-group interaction is also a crucial element of the courses. Best practice, trouble shooting and strategic thinking are key elements in all courses.
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