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ERIC Number: ED480962
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003
Pages: 207
Abstractor: N/A
Le Nouveau Manuel de Formation sur l'Elaboration et la Gestion des Projets. (The New Project Design and Management Workshop Training Manual).
Peace Corps, Washington, DC. Information Collection and Exchange Div.
A french language version of a training manual that presents guidelines for planning and conducting a project design and management (PDM) workshop to teach Peace Corps volunteers to involve local community members in the process of using participatory analysis tools and planning and implementing projects meeting local desires and needs. The first six sections contain the following materials: a list of acronyms and abbreviations; guidelines for planning a PDM workshop; nine tips for PDM workshop trainers; a PDM session grid; definitions of key terms; and an annotated list of six resources and reference materials. The remainder of the training manual consists of 15 detailed training session plans on the following topics: (1) characteristics of effective projects; (2) identifying resources and expectations; (3) steps in project planning; (4) participatory analysis and priority setting with the community; (5) desires, needs, and problems; (6) determining project visions, assets, and strategies; (7) determining project goals, objectives, signs of success, and feasibility; (8) identifying and sequencing tasks; (9) assigning roles and responsibilities; (10) making a timeline; (11) monitoring and evaluation planning; (12) resource identification and budgeting; (13) proposal writing and optional project presentations; (14) identifying funding sources; and (15) taking the project home to the community. Two sample community project designs and guidelines for working with an interpreter are appended. (MN)
Peace Corps, Center for Field Assistance and Applied Research, Information Collection and Exchange, 1111 20th Street NW, Fifth Floor, Washington, DC 20526 (ICE Publication no. T0128). Tel: 202-692-2640; Fax: 202-692-2641. For full text:
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Translations
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: French
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Peace Corps, Washington, DC. Information Collection and Exchange Div.