Projects Asia & The Pacific

Sphere Training of Trainers Course

RedR Australia | Jan 2007

InterWorks conducted a five-day Sphere Training of Trainers course in the Solomon Islands for RedR Australia from 22 – 26 January 2007. The workshop was designed to be a comprehensive, yet concise training for participants who have had previous field experience and who already have some background in training.

Participants were introduced to the Sphere handbook and the Sphere Humanitarian Charter. The training included the use of short PowerPoint presentations, individual and group exercises and interactive participation. The objectives of the course were to help participants to:
• be more confident in delivering Sphere-based training and be adept at making maximum use of group participation activities.
• review the Sphere Guide.
• understand modern adult education approaches to training and facilitation.
• practice these skills and evaluate their own performance during the course.

Additional training sessions relevant to improving training skills and working toward a genuine participatory approach were also included.