Capacity development, learning, change, poverty/power/progress
I believe in peoples' ability to change. Although people can only change themselves, they can be supported to do it.
See my first blog for more details.
How do you take the essence of what happens in a group of close to 200 people? This question becomes even more difficult to answer when the audience is predominantly geared to an oral rather than a writing culture. Here’s what we did:
Posted by Lucia Nass on February 23, 2014 at 23:25
How do you organise learning from projects among 50 civil society organisations and their government counterparts? The method we used was learning benchmarks. We gathered data about the projects from quarterly reports, and presented this in the form of tables and graphs. In this way, projects of 5 organisations were compared on progress, social inclusion, gender mainstreaming and satisfaction with behaviour change of citizens and government stakeholders in the project.…Continue
Posted by Lucia Nass on February 23, 2014 at 22:39
What's interesting about starting a new long term is assignment is that you get a chance to prove yourself all over again. When I prepared for my latest new assignment, I discovered that the organisation seemed to equate Capacity Development with training. How could I let my new colleagues begin to think about the fact that Capacity Development is much more than training...
A while ago I stumbled upon a clip developed by Charles Jennings. It's called the 70:20:10 approach to…Continue
Posted by Lucia Nass on July 9, 2013 at 23:02