Childlines and video Workshop for Child Helpline International 21 November 2012 – Ivet Pieper
Three elementsTiming ActivityFirst part Exploring applicability and use of video with Childmorning helplines, building upon practiceSecond part Practical application of (participatory) video techniquesmorningFor follow up Reflect on possible applications, risks and constraints of video in Child Helplines
4 development roles for ICT4D, what about video4change?1. Content: relevant local data on livelyhood appropriate issues as health, education, agriculture and rights2. Interactive communication3. Service delivery: e.g. sms for meds, monitoring elections, M-pesa, girl-safe laterines4. Production: content creation, selling ICT accessories
Video within development organisationsSpheres:•Monitoring and evaluating•Policy making•Communication within organizations & peers•Reporting•Marketing/fundraisingOrganizing:•Top down professional video – bottom up DIY video•Participation? Of who, when, why?
Objectives videos from child helplines• Informing children/youth on a theme: educating• Fundraising• Promotion of helpline, number, for who, how it works, confidentiality• Recruiting volunteers• Instructing volunteers• Informing children/youth on a theme, made by children/youth (participatory video)• Communicating with donors• Internal communication
Questions to ask ourselves while looking at (participatory) video:• Persuasiveness (sincerity and integrity of what is produced)• Evocativeness (does it draw forth emotions?)• Action orrientation (does the work inspire one to do something or say something?)• Reflexivity (does the work contribute to a greater self-awareness on the part of the producers?)
(Participatory) video activities• (disappearing game)• Brainstorm a story• Design a 2 minute story board• Shoot!• Watch back & feedback