|Emergency Management (United Nations Children's Fund, 390 p.)|
* This session should be conducted by the workshop co-ordinator or someone who is very familiar with all the workshop's content and methodology.
- be introduced to the overall objectives of the workshop
- be aware of the content areas to be covered
- understand the workshop methodologies
- be introduced to a specific emergency situation
1. Review of general objectives of the course
2. Overview of course content
3. Training methodologies to be used
4. Participants expectations and how can they be met
5. Emergency management issues raised by CBS film on Karamoja
1. Open the session by discussing the objectives of the course. Use a flipchart or transparency.
2. Briefly review the course sessions, the main points they will address, the speaker/facilitator for each session, how each session will be conducted, and what is expected from participants, e.g. pre-course assignments. Use the course timetable and refer to workshop binders giving highlights of special methodologies to be used such as role playing, case studies, simulations.
3. Show the CBS film on Karamoja.
4. Follow by a brainstorming exercise on the issues that the film raises ... what went wrong? What issues are raised with wider lessons for UNICEF? Write these issues on a flipchart and explain how the workshop is going to address them.
(Note: This sets the tone for the workshop as a whole. It also identifies particular learning needs of participants which need to be addressed during the workshop which should be addressed either through the normal workshop sessions or through "clinic" sessions. The video on Karamoja shown thorugh this session raises issues of dealing with the media which is addressed in detail under the "Media" session.)
Speakers' Preparation Aids
- Workshop objectives
- Outline content and sessions' guidelines
- CBS video on Karamoja, "What about the U.N.?"
- Information sheets filled by participants before the workshop
DAILY EVALUATION FORM
1. In your view, what were the key points learned in this session?
2. Comment on the application of these within UNICEF and your situation.
3. Suggest any additional critical points that should have been covered.
4. Do you have comments on the suggested reading?
Suggest any additional information sources for sessions of the day.
5. Comment on the learning methodology (lectures, group work, films) used in the session.