This curriculum guide includes four modules: citizenship, critical thinking, advocacy and media messaging, and digital advocacy. A training-of-trainers agenda is included for a four-day workshop, along with detailed module descriptions, activities, applied learning and debrief notes.
Mobile app development company Devgator worked with Moroccan NGO CPRPD to build an app allowing the disabled community to access information about disability friendly public/ private resources nearby, also offering users the opportunity to rate and record their experiences with local services. This tool is available in French, Arabic and English and is not Morocco specific - it could be deployed in any geography.
Jordanian CSO WE Centre worked with mobile developer Mobisoft to build an app promoting volunteerism in Jordan This tool provides both an educational platform and enables people to search and sign up for volunteer opportunities in Jordan.
This presentation highlights the importance of community media to civil society organizations. It describes community media strategy, including preparing a timetable, setting goals, identifying the target group, choosing optimal sites, and achieving targets and timetables. In addition, it focuses on common mistakes to avoid.
This manual promotes strategic thinking for people working in the field of human rights. It provides tools and tactics to achieve change, including identifying the problem, establishing a common vision, selecting the playground - using a tactical planning tool - uncovering and choosing tactics, and developing an implementation action plan.
This curriculum guide describes how to teach human rights and the philosophy of Sun Tzu. His lessons emphasize three sources of knowledge, including knowing yourself, knowing your opponent and knowing your playing ground. It describes new tactics for human rights, which is organized around the analysis of potential solutions rather than analysis of the issues.
This resource provides a description of RSS technology (an acronym for Really Simple Syndication), a format used to publish frequently updated content. The file reviews benefits of RSS as a tool for information published once to be viewed by many different programs.
This file provides an overview of Google Analytics, a free service that generates detailed statistics about how visitors use a website - unique visitors, new and returning visitors, bounce rate, time on site, etc.
This file provides an overview about Prezi, a web-based presentation application and storytelling tool that uses a single canvas instead of traditional slides. It offers an alternative to PowerPoint, with different ways to present photos, videos and text.
This resource offers a basic guide to viral video clips, which become popular through video sharing websites and e-mails, as well as through social media networks such as Twitter and Facebook. The guide gives information in a question and answer format.
This resource describes the basic steps for using Twitter. The manual describes how the popular social networking site represents an international social media revolution that can lead to effective social and national mobilization. It focuses on how Twtter gave citizens, especially in the Arab world, a stronger voice and an opportunity to express views freely and without constraints.
This guide provides an overview of cloud services, resources and services on multiple servers that are connected to the Internet and enable users to access systems regardless of their location and device.
This training manual on blogging aims to raise the efficiency of media personnel who cover environmental topics. The manual also seeks to increase public awareness and public participation on environmental issues.
This guide provides information about creating blogs for civil society organizations (CSOs). Topics focus on comparing websites and blogs based on properties and features, why CSOs should create and manage a blog, and how CSOs can make their blog useful and popular. The guide also offers tips for writing electronic articles and steps to create blogs on WordPress and Blogger.
This manual provides reasons for civil society and non-governmental organizations to use podcasts, tips for recording and downloading podcasts and how to "publish" them. Podcasts are a type of digital multimedia file (either audio or video) that can be downloaded on a computer or any other device.
This guide highlights human rights culture and history in the last century, the Chinese philosopher Sun Tzu, and practical steps to increase human rights and legal awareness in communities. It describes how to build groups of activists who support human rights and strategies for encouraging communities, especially youth, to prevent human rights violations. Several examples are provided, such as the issue of human trafficking and how activists found supporters, pressured decision makers and influenced communities.
This file briefly explains how to take advantage of the elevator speech and gives characteristics of the speech, including tips for preparation. Elevator speeches are short summaries used to quickly and simply define an organization or service.