A Humanitarian Short Course (SC) program is on offer, this covering a number of topics. They can be contexualised for a combination of clients, in particular secondary or tertiary students, and humanitarian or development practitioners. The topics on offer are highlighted below. Sessions can be delivered either as one hour online training sessions, or, social distancing requirements notwithstanding, as one hour face-to-face lessons.
The dates given below are for our Humanitarian SC program running from August to October, where this coincides with weekly Zoom tesaching sessions for our PDRM Participatory Disaster Risk Management) students. Each SC topic will include course notes; a one hour Zoom teaching session; and follow-up recording. All are on Wednesdays at 8pm Melbourne time.
SC1: Disaster Risk Management (DRM): Four key diagrams (Wed 11th August)
SC2a: Humanitarian Practitioner Attitudes & Competencies (Wed 18th August)
SC2b: Humanitarian Standards & Codes of Conduct (Wed 25th August)
SC2c: Participatory Project Management (PPM). Teaching Principles & Tips (Wed 1st Sept)
SC3a: The Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) diagram & Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (SFDRR). The ISO 31000 Risk Management process (Wed 8th Sept)
SC3b: Covid-19 and Risk Management (Wed 15th Sept)
SC3c: The Ten Seed Technique (TST) ranking tool. Community Based Disaster Risk Management (CBDRM) initiatives from Vanuatu, Laos & Bangladesh (Rohingya) – Wed 22nd Sept
SC4a: Complex Emergencies/Crises, with an update on the Afghanistan humanitarian situation (Wed 29th Sept)
SC4b: The Rohingya refugees (Forcibly Displaced Myanmar Nationals) Case Study (Wed 6th Oct)
SC4c: Humanitarian Case Studies from the Yemen and Tigray (Wed 13th Oct)
SC5a: The DRR diagram and the Sustainable Deveopment Goals (SDGs) (Wed 20th October)
SC5b: Climate Change and the road to COP 26 (SDGs) – Wed 27th Oct
Note the link below for a summary of the Humanitarian SC topics. This link also includes a Registration Form for those interested in enrolling in one or more of these Humanitarian SC topics being facilitated, together with the PDRM program, from August through to October 2021. The second link is a Word version for ease of registration.Download Download
Complementary to the Humanitarian SCs is the online, accredited, Participatory Disaster Risk Management (PDRM) program, which is currently running from the 26th July through to the 5th November 2021. Note the link below to this.Download