FD2: Innovations in Humanitarian Learning

ROOM: MH01

EVENT LEADERS:


Atish Gonsalves, Humanitarian Leadership Academy, UK

John Nduri, Humanitarian Leadership Academy, Kenya

Donald Presant, HPass, Canada

DESCRIPTION:

In this workshop, some of the world’s leading experts on learning, innovation and edtech will explore the unique challenges and opportunities faced by those involved in the delivery of high quality learning at scale in difficult contexts.

Presenters will give examples of (i) innovations in learning and (ii) learning about innovations from the aid sector. The workshop will include interactive design and co-creation sessions, so that participants will have the opportunity to get involved in developing ideas and solutions for the sector.

AGENDA:

09:30 – 10:00

Introductions
Activity: Speed networking exercise

10:00 – 11:00

Future of Humanitarian Learning
Activity: Design future learning artefacts using gamification

11:00 – 11:30 Tea/Coffee Break
11:30 – 12:30 Best Practices on Humanitarian Learning from East Africa
Activity: Panel and fish-bowl exercise
12:30 – 13:30 Networking Lunch
13:30 – 14:30

Learning About Innovation and Future Foresights
Activities: Create your learner's empathy map
Cluster future signals

14:30 – 15:30 Scalable Humanitarian Digital Credentials Through hPass
Activity: Create your own badge
15:30 – 16:00 Tea/Coffee Break
16:00 – 16:30 Wrap-up
Activity: Co-create and vote on ideas to collaborate on

TARGET AUDIENCE(S):

Learning & development professionals, capacity development, learning solutions, edtech, training experts and private sector e.g. telecommunications.

TARGET AUDIENCE SECTOR(S):

Non-profit sector – UN, NGOs, Red Cross movement.

Public sector – National disaster management, education ministry.

Private sector – CSR, business continuity planning.

Technology – Tech for good, tech partners operating regionally, telecommunications service providers.

PARTICIPANT LEVEL:

All are welcome

PREREQUISITE KNOWLEDGE:

None

EXPECTED OUTCOMES:

Upon completion of this workshop, participants will:

  • Take away examples of learning solutions, best practices, challenges from the aid sector
  • Build networks and contacts with learning and capacity strengthening colleagues working in “learning for good”
  • Co-create learning solutions for the future with other participants

FEE:

This event is free of charge for all conference participants.