The YOURS Training of Facilitators, a core component of our Capacity Development Programme will kick of next week (Monday 25th November) at the United Nations Office in Nairobi, the headquaters of the United Nations in Africa. The training of facilitators will build on the work of last year's programmes with a new set of young Kenyan leaders who will go out and run their own workshops in their communities.
Next weel, YOURS will run the second Training of Facilitators in Nairobi, Kenya, building on the success of the First Kenya Training of Facilitators that took place last year. We thank our key partners that have made the second training possible, which will give a new group youth leaders to opportunity to be trained on road safety topics and facilitation skills. We highlight our key partners below
The training will be set against the backdrop of the beautiful grounds of the United Nations Environment Programme at the United Nations Office at Nairobi across acres of greenery and inspirational landscapes where paritipants will have the opportunity to commit to road safety for the years ahead.
We will also be working with a host of local NGOs on the ground in Kenya who will work with us to deliver a new cohort of facilitators who will, after the training, run their own workshops across Kenya. The training will run from 25th November 2013 - 6th December 2013 is being hosted at the United Nations Campus in Nairobi, Kenya (supported by the United Nations Evnironment Programme; Share the Road).
The YOURS Training of Facilitators takes place over a two week period and is an intensive training that prepares young people in understanding road safety theory and risk factors alongside practical facilitation skills. Week one focuses on road safety knowledge and skills to be an effective peer educator, week two offers in the field practical experience.
Key outcomes of the training are as follows:
As always, YOURS will be 'live' reporting from the event which will also bring back last year's facilitators to share their experience of independently running workshops after the training and their overall advice for new facilitators creating an on going support mechanism