The aim of the DG ECHO Security Training Modules is to familiarise aid workers with essential concepts relating to security and provide a foundation for operating in insecure environments by exploring individual and agency responsibilities with regards to security procedures, policies and approaches.
The NGO Safety and Security Training Report provides a narrative of the research findings, an updated curriculum, and guidance tools for training.
This article explores how mobile devices can play an important role in crisis situations involving role-playing. Although they don’t match the immersive feeling a participant gets when entering a real-world simulation, mobile devices are well suited to orchestrate a flow of events through a ‘mixed-reality’ environment, allowing the learners to move between virtual tasks assigned on the device and the physical environment.
This is a set of learning modules which provide practical guidance on learning methodology basics to ensure quality competency-based training and support the roll-out of competency-based approach to rapid response learning and development.