Shelter Training at SM06b Tim Hayward RedR Øyvind Nordlie NRC Tom Corsellis Shelter Centre followed by lunch
Shelter Trainingsession Shelter Training is a unique opportunity to develop consistent inter-agency training for the sector, enhancing coordination, cooperation, good practice and effectiveness • this session is structured as follows: • strategy for Shelter Training • Tom Corsellis, Shelter Centre • b. value of shelter training • Øyvind Nordlie • Norwegian Refugee Council • c. contents of Shelter Training • Tim Hayward, RedR/IHE • feedback on Shelter Training • Tom Corsellis,Shelter Centre
a. Shelter Trainingstrategy overview the development of an accredited, modular programme for training trainers, coordinators, specialists and other sectors, consistent between agencies, enhancing coordination, cooperation, good practice and effectiveness in November, these organisations provisionally requested their personnel be trained: IFRC, Oxfam GB, NRC, RedR timeline feedback at: the first Shelter Training will be delivered at the next Shelter Meeting, November 2006
a. Shelter Training strategy • Shelter Training will be developed 2006 - 2009 into a • comprehensive modular course for the international • humanitarian community supporting: • training personnel from different organisations together, reinforcing coordination and communication • 2. training of trainers, achieving a capacity for operational deployment to disseminate settlement and shelter strategies • 3. training non-specialist personnel and personnel from other sectors who make significant contributions to the design and implementation of settlement and shelter strategies
Africa Angola Burundi DR Congo Liberia Somali-land Sudan Uganda c. Shelter Trainingvalue Norwegian Refugee Council SHELTER ACTIVITIES: 14 countries - 30 mill USD Training needs Europe Armenia Azerbaijan Georgia Asia Afghanistan Indonesia Sri Lanka Pakistan
c. Shelter Trainingvalue 20 – 25 expat PMs, 150 -160 local PM, PC, Supervisors 10 HQ Program desks Training scope
c. Shelter Trainingvalue The NRC house Training task
c. Shelter Trainingvalue DIVERS PROGRAM ACTIVITY Training challenge Balkan complex?
c. Shelter Trainingvalue • STAFF CATEGORY • DESIGNATION • ASSIGNEMENT • COMPETENCE • TURNOVER • PROGRAM TYPE • EMERGENCY • FROZEN CONFLICT • RETURN Training profile • PROGRAM CONDITIONS • LOCAL CAPACITIES • CLIMATE • CULTURE Limited funding – limited expert staff
c. Shelter Trainingvalue • IN HOUSE • EXCHANGE • T oT ? • HIRE • SHARE ? • with you? Training strategy
Camp Management Project • Camp Management Project Committee - NRC as Focal Point • Members: IRC, DRC, OCHA, UNHCR • Funding from DRC, OCHA, Norwegian MFA, NRC
Camp Management Project • Project Strategy: • a) training • b) advocacy • Training: • Development of • modules & implementation • of ToTs and workshops
Camp Management Project • 3 day training • 6 Modules: • Introduction • Roles and responsibilities • Standards, Camp set up and design • Protection • Coordinating camp activities • Participation The Training
The Camp Management Toolkit • Basic information on most • aspects of camp operations. • Complements existing sector guidelines, standards
The Camp Management Toolkit • Defines roles, responsibilities of Camp Management Team • Target group include camp management teams, • sector/specialised agencies, camp residents, local • authorities, etc. • Includes tools and lists of essential reading • A ”living document” - Field testing & feedback welcome!
Practical Information • General information • NRC website: www.nrc.no/camp • ”Bookmark” • Toolkit • Electronic version on NRC website • Printed book, available against cost price from Project • Focal Point (NRC) • Revised version in 2006
Camp Management Training Specific Objective: Getting communities involved in steering their own welfare!
Howdo camp communities learn and act to raise their Standard of Living? How do Camp Residents learn and secure their Rights as Displaced
Content of Sri Lanka approach: IDP Guiding Principles, Sphere Standards, Humanitarian Charter, Code of Conduct, etc. Protection awareness Promotion of self-management & analysis of community assets, obstacles and creative solutions On-site coordination Care & Maintenance of physical infrastructure Gender-based vulnerability New approaches and tools to support CM Camp Management Training
CM Learning Workshops • Target beneficiaries: • TAP-appointed Site Officers -Community leaders • Welfare Society leaders -Staff of local NGOs • Staff of INGOs -Civil society groups • Local authorities
On-site assessments of camp mgmt capacity On-site coaching/mentoring of trainees Localised mini-workshops Lights! Camera! Action! (the training film…) Post-training Services
More on-site committees addressing problems affecting the communities More site level committee constitutions governing rights & responsibilities between IDPs and host communities Increased role of women in site management Demonstrable improvement in camp management. Some Expected Results…
b. Shelter Trainingcontents • Two things being discussed… • A shelter course – attached to Shelter Meetings. • Programme of Shelter training and learning.
b. Shelter Trainingcontents • A shelter course – attached to Shelter Meetings • “Send your field staff to a training course just before each Shelter Meeting” (Nov ’06). • … but what is the problem you wish to solve? • Who is to be trained and why? What is it that you want them to achieve?
b. Shelter Trainingcontents • For example….. • New Project Managers (your rising stars) • Proving a framework on which to consolidate their learning, reflect on their experience, benefit from wider exposure. • Codes & Stds, Needs Assessment, Understanding Context, M&E, Settlement & Camp Management, Scenarios & Options, Cross Sectoral issues, International Relief System, etc. etc.
b. Shelter Trainingcontents • …. But a course is part of strategy to improve practice…. • The Human ResourceIn field Project Managers or Team Leaders From other programme areas Senior Field Managers H.Q. – Desk Officers, Decision Makers “Experts”
b. Shelter Trainingcontents • …. But a course is part of strategy to improve practice…. • Training ResourcesMaterials – session briefs, trainer guidelines, CDRoms, videos, other.. • Ways of supporting learningCourses, workshops, seminars Technical support/backup Self study, on-line resources Sharing learning and experience
b. Shelter Trainingcontents • To get the ball rolling let’s… • Focus on the course – who should attend and what it should aim to achieve. • Then move on to wider training and learning strategy to improve practice.
feedback from you d. Shelter Trainingfeedback feedback forms at Shelter Meeting through the new online blog at www.sheltercentre.org/blog feedback at:
feedback from you d. Shelter Training feedback • Shelter Training will be developed 2006 - 2009 into a • comprehensive modular course for the international • humanitarian community supporting: • organisations are interested in sending trainees? • how many? • 2. at what level, specialist to coordinator? • 3. what modules would you like developed next • 3.1 training for trainers, 1 day? • 3.2 camp planning and management, 2 day? • 3.3 reconstruction after conflict, 2 day? • 3.4 reconstruction after disaster, 2 day? • 3.5 coordinators training 2 hour? feedback at: