E-Mediat Project Overview - Beirut TOT February 2011

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  • 1. Project OverviewBeirut – February 2011
    Funded by
    With additional support
    and donations from:
    Craigslist Charitable Fund
    Cisco Systems
  • 2. E-MediatProgram Countries:
    Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Tunisia, Yemen… and sometimes UAE
    E-Mediat strives to build the capacity of NGOs and CSOs to use digital technologyto:
    • tell their stories,
    • 3. build membership and support,
    • 4. connect to their community of peers,
    • 5. advocate for their work,
    • 6. sustain their programs, and
    • 7. find creative solutions to shared challenges.
  • E-Mediat’s Plan of Action
    Prepare and Support In-Country Leadership Teams - Develop new media skills of leaders from the MENA region
    - 5 Country Directors/Master Trainers
    - 4 Strategic Advisors (+ SMEX Beirut)
    - 5 Training Coordinators
    • TOT in Beirut – FEBRUARY 2011
    • 8. Access to leading experts
    • 9. Targeted and customizable curriculum
    • 10. Ongoing support and resources
  • 2. Recruit Participant Organizations – identify and engage 15 – 20 organizations in each Training Partner community to participate in E-Mediat (45-60 per country) – MARCH 2011
    3. Provide Software and Training through Microsoft – access software needs of Training Partners and Participant Organizations and organize training as needed through Microsoft local Learning Partners – APRIL 2011, ongoing
  • 11. 3. Deliver New Media Strategic Planning, Training, and Coaching - Deliver targeted, cutting-edge new media training and coaching to 150 – 250 NGOs and CSOs in at least 15 communities across five countries + UAE – APRIL 2011 through JANUARY 2012
    (In UAE, the five workshop modules will be delivered over a one-week period by trainers from another E-Mediat program country)
  • 12. 4. Develop Online Learning Community for partners, contributors, sponsors, participants, teams, and trainers to interact and share best practices – launch APRIL 2011
    5. Establish local networks of individuals and organizations using New Media to build stronger organizations and promote civic engagement – JUNE 2011, ongoing
    6. Convene Boot Camps and Regional Meetings – to be convened in 2-3 countries for all six program countries –February/March 2012
  • 13. TUNISIA
  • 14. Country Director/Master Trainer
    Responsible for overall leadership of the project in-country
    Recruit Participating Organizations
    Identify Training Partners, as needed (3-4 per country)
    Work with IIE, Microsoft, and its local training providers to deliver basic digital infrastructure and Microsoft trainings
    Provide New Media training to NGOs and CSOs at the Training Partners
    Plan and deliver supplemental webinar training
    Coach organizations on New Media Strategic Plan implementation
    Post resources to the Online Learning Community
    Attend NetSquared Local meetings
    Reporting, monitoring and evaluation, oversight
    Coordinate logistics for trainings, meetings, Boot Camps/Regional Conferences
  • 15. Strategic Advisor
    Part-time position
    Deliver new media training to Participant Organizations
    Coach POs to develop and implement their New Media Strategic Plans,
    Provide supplemental webinars
    Create buzz on social web about E-Mediat
    Post Resources and encourage participation in E-Mediat’s Online Learning Community
    Contribute to collaborative blogs
    Help organize and participate in Bootcamps/Regional Conferences
  • 16. Training Coordinator
    Full-time position dedicated to supporting the project in-country
    Serve as Community Manager for the Online Learning Community
    Deliver New Media trainings
    Schedule trainings and manage logistics
    Assist with recruitment, coaching, digital infrastructure
    Communicate with and support POs
    Provide technical and administrative support as needed
  • 17. Implementing Partners
    Institute of International Education - IIE
    Project management, support and oversight
    Sponsor and partner relationships and reporting
    Curriculum development, coaching and ongoing support
    Online Learning Community
    Social Media Exchange
    Training of Trainers in Beirut, Strategic Advisors
    TechSoup Global
    Product donations, NetSquared Local Groups, Webinars
    Local Lead Partners (Shabakat Al Ordon, Tanmia, SOUL)
    Host Leadership Teams, represent project, leverage networks
  • 18. Training Partners (TPs)
    Assist with recruitment of Participant Organizations (POs)
    Provide site/computer lab space where trainings will be held for other (15-20) NGOs (POs) in TPs’ local communities
    Leadership Team will travel to TPs to deliver workshops to Participant Organizations
    Each workshop (5 total) will be delivered over 2 -3 days at each Training Partner for 15-20 organizations that will participate in all five workshops.
    Trainers and other staff from TPs will attend the New Media training TPs
    TPs can offer New Media training to their target communities, providing a strong multiplier effect
  • 19. Participant Organizations (POs)
    Apply to participate in E-Mediat with trainings beginning in April 2011 at local Training Partners
    Attend five 2-3 day workshops delivered over eight months
    Develop and implement a New Media Strategic Plan for their organizations
    Actively participate in the E-Mediat Online Learning Community
    May be selected to attend E-MediatBootcamps/Regional Conferences planned for February/March 2012
  • 20. Project Objective 1: Organizational capacity of CSOs and NGOs is strengthened
  • 21. Project Objective 2:CSOs/NGOS outreach to peer and global community increased
  • 22. Project Objective 3: NGOs and CSOs engage government on key issues