Reflections of a trainer

Publication year: 
1994

This paper describes reflections by a trainer after two PRA exercises in Zimbabwe and South Africa. After brief accounts of how the PRA activities worked in each context, Mascarenhas makes three points about training : i) Participants should be "vetted" beforehand to ensure that they can become trainers of trainers ii) "The exercises themselves should be conducted for real" , rather than just as a training exercise iii) PRA "has to be followed through with action... to lead to a development process".

Interest groups: 
This paper brings out issues that would be useful to trainers of trainers and planners, particularly in an NGO context.
Source publication information
Journal Title: 
RRA Notes
Volume: 
19
Pages: 
46-48
Publisher
IIED, 3 Endsleigh Street, London WC1H ODD, UK
Holdings: 
IIED

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A : RRA notes 212