Consultancy Service on Training of trainers for Information Education Communication on Disability Inclusive Community-based Disaster Risk Reduction

Consultancy service on Training of trainers (ToT) for Information Education Communication (IEC) on Disability Inclusive Community-based Disaster Risk Reduction

1. Background information

National Institute of Agricultural Development and Planning (NIAPP) and its local partners are implementing the project “Disability-inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction and Income Diversification for ethnic minorities of Viet Nam” funded by CBM Germany. The Project Objective of the project is “Good practice of Disability Inclusive DRR and diversified income for ethnic minority in Central Highland of Viet Nam is implemented by local government and communities, and promoted nationally”. The project site is seven communes and four wards of Kon Tum city, Kon Tum province, and project duration is 3 year, from January 2015 to December 2017.

Information Education Communication (IEC) activities will be carried out by the communicators/Trainers at the commune, city and province levels. Those people will be provided two training courses in TOT on DiDRR and Communication Skills. The TOT training course is the first step of building capacity for the communicators/ trainers on Disability Inclusive Community based Disaster Risk Reduction (DiDRR) IEC..

The trainees of the TOT course are the communicators/trainers at the commune, city and province levels. Those people are the practitioners and field based staffs, who are responsible for planning and implementing the training and communication activities on DiDRR in the project sites.

The participants/trainees aims 25- 28 and will be chosen as follow:

  • Have been trained from IDRR training course before
  • Have been joined the TOT training on HVCA course based on the 1002 program of the Government on CBDRM (Technical Assistance Groups- TAGs)

These participants/ trainees expect that after this TOT training course, they will become the trainer for other downline training courses for the communities

In order to select field staffs from commune/ward, a criteria for preliminary selection will be developed, as follows: (i) selection of staff who is responsible for people with disability and preventing disaster of the commune; (ii) based on the ideas/opinions of commune people committee, KASDO, and ED; (iii) people who has knowledge on community culture with enthusiasm, etc. These criteria for the selection need to be prepared and discussed carefully with relevant agencies.

Role after training course: implementing the activity 2.1. DiDRR Awareness Raising at Community Level

NIAPP is seeking consultants conduct this five-day TOT training course.

2. Training objectives

The Overall Training Objective is build capacity for the project local communicators/ trainers who can train other civil society actors, government officials, and commune people with the knowledge and perspectives of Disability Inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction.

Field staff and local officials from CPCs/wards are expected to be able to transfer the knowledge on community based disaster risk management and inclusion of PWD to village leaders and villagers, to provide training course to the community, as well as, raise the awareness of community based disaster risk management and inclusion of People with Disability (PWD).

It expects that at least 11 staff from target commune/wards with capability will be selected and work as trainer and field staff for project.

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

  • Basic Terminology on DIDRR
  • Understanding Disability and types of disability
  • Vulnerabilities of persons with disabilities in Before, During and After disaster periods
  • Disability inclusion in DIDRR
  • Principles of adult learning
  • IEC in DIDRR: Theory and practice
  • IEC method, means and relevant skills for IEC and accessible IEC means/material for all, including ethnic people and PWD (appropriate with each type of disability)
  • Development of learning and media material to facilitate the IEC
  • Evaluate the training result

3. Target group

The trainees/ participants will be the Technical Assistant Groups from the Communes/Wards, and City, who respond about the Information Education Communication work (IEC), the NIAPP staffs

4. Expected Outputs

  • The Trainees able to carry out the downline training courses to the communes and wards
  • The Trainees able to guide the communes and wards plan for the Information Education Campaign (IEC)
  • Each commune and city prepare an IEC for themselves (expecting will be done in December 2016) on Natural Inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR)
  • The IEC plan will inclusive the PWD

5. Deliverables

  • A training agenda, training tool, materials, and evaluation sheet before and after are prepared that will be used during the course and other similar events. All these documents should be sent to the PMU one week before conducting the training course.
  • A TOT course for 25-28 participants conducted in Kon Tum City
  • Training practice report with comments and recommendations among of trainees and trainers
  • Summary of training evaluation before and after the training
  • A training report (in both English and Vietnamese) that presents the training process, results and recommendations + follow-up activities after training as a detailed process

6. Training approach

Participatory approach and dynamic role play will be applied during training session. The facilitator(s) will be required to use simple and understandable training techniques and/or methodologies that can easily be understood by the participants.

The training will be held in workshop format. The training should be desired as a comprehensive capacity building process, including training, practice, follow-up and evaluation/ reporting.

All training material and lecturers on TOT for Information Education Communication (IEC) on Disability Inclusive Community-based Disaster Risk Reduction will be used from the Office of Central Committee for Flood and Storm, and Office of Steering Committee for Flood and Storm Control in Kontum, CBM Vietnam, Malteser International, especially exploiting local lecturers used to be trained by the projects.

7. Consultant tasks

  • Read the related project documents
  • Develop the concept of the ToT and teaching aids (including and topics intended for the training, training agenda, working methods and procedures, handouts and evaluation forms) which will be discussed with the Project Team
  • Advise on background materials to be distributed
  • Consult with the opinion of the NIAPP team and partner organizations in matters related to the training course
  • Draft the final ToT program
  • Develop the tool/ materials which is necessary for carrying out training sessions
  • Deliver ToT
  • Elaborate and submit the final report on the ToT.

8. Desired skills, qualifications, and experience of consultant(s)

The training course will be conducted by the consultant. The candidates have to meet the following criteria:

  • Extensive knowledge and experience in development of training manual (particularly in ToT format) and facilitating trainings to a wide range of audiences.
  • Familiar with the IEC concept and activities
  • A strong background in disability inclusion disaster reduction
  • Advanced university degree in related subject/s
  • Demonstrated and certified training of trainers skills and experience
  • Working experience with disable people and ethnic minority
  • Command of spoken and written English and Vietnamese

9. Consultant fee and other support

  • NIAPP will pay the consultant’s professional fees as approved for the days worked, including days for the preparation and production of the report;
  • NIAPP will provide and/or pay for transportation, food, and accommodation for the consultant to and from Kon Tum city, and during the period of engagement while in Kon Tum
  • NIAPP will provide and/or pay for training stationary required for the training and visual aids.

10. Duration and timing: It is expected to be organized in January 2017

11. Monitoring and evaluation

The activity will be monitored by the Project Officers.

12. Application procedure

The applicants should prepare (i) A letter of interest (1 page); (ii) Technical proposal that presents how the consultant would implement this assignment, and proposed budget; and (iii) the most updated CVs.

These documents should be sent to [email protected]; [email protected]; [email protected]   

The deadline of the application submission is COB of 31 December 2016.

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Sat, 2016-12-31