Conduct a TOT Training on Participatory Training/Behaviour Change Communication Methods and Skills

GRET in Vietnam – the Combating Family-Based Violence against Women Project (ComVaW Project) is urgently looking for a qualified and experienced consultant(s) to conduct the TOT Training to train key WU members on Participatory Training/Behavior Change Communication Methods and skills to become key campaigners on Violence against women in Hoa Binh Province.

1. Background
Created in France in 1976, GRET (Groupe de Recherche et d’Echanges Technologiques) is a professional solidarity and international cooperation association. In Africa, Asia and Latin America, as well as in Europe, we work to contribute to sustainable, fair development and alleviate poverty and structural inequalities. Our actions aim to increase the incomes of rural and urban populations, reduce their vulnerability, improve their access to quality infrastructures and services, and develop their ability to make themselves heard. 
The 2-year project “Combating family-based violence against women”, launched in December 2008 by GRET in Vietnam is institutionally linked to the Women’s Union of the province of Hoa Binh. The main objective of the project is to strengthen the capacities of local partners, who contribute, directly and indirectly in the reduction and prevention of violence against women, especially amongst the province’s 70% ethnic minority population.
Project activities include training, awareness raising, information dissemination, and lobbying in order to informe the population and influence local authorities and decision makers to respect, protect and promote women’s essential rights so as to foster a more responsible, just and considerate society.
So far, many awareness raising activities about domestic violence and relevant laws have been implemented throughout Hoa Binh province. The WU’s members at provincial and district level have already gained a lot of training courses on training/communication methods and skills. However, the results of these communication activities are not as good as expected. The Project objective is to improve the quality of these activities to make visible differences. The Project is looking for a national training specialists who have very good knowledge, skills and much experience in providing such TOT training courses as mentioned above and are able to make differences

2. Objective of the consultancy mission
Provide WU’s key members (provincial, district and communes level) basic participatory training methods and skills
Make differences in their practical training methods and skills to improve the quality of their retraining
Provide them with basic knowledge about behavior change communication, basic relevant methods and skills
Make differences in the way of disseminating information
Improve the quality of communication activities with communities in all forms

3. Expected outcomes
Participants’ knowledge about learner-focused training/behavior change
Participants’ knowledge about communication methods and skills is much improved
Participants are given chances to practice using the new training/communcation methods and skills during the training course to make sure that they are able and confident to apply them in their future training/communication activities
Participants are provided with knowledge and skills in making good preparation for their future trainings
Participants are able to design or select good training tools/aids from available materials for each of their training/communication activities
A consultancy report in both English and Vietnamese is finalized

4. Time, venue, participants
Time: 5 days (expected to be in November or early December 2009 at the latest  This course can be either divided into two training courses and conducted at two different times: 3 days for participatory training and 2 days for behavior change communication or combined into one training course
Venue: Hoa Binh City
Participants: 22-26 people from the Women Union at provincial level and 3 pilot districts

University degree or equivalent experience on Education
Have excellent knowledge about Participatory Training and communication Methods and skills
Have excellent skills and experience in providing TOT training courses
Knowledgable about gender issues is an asset
Have good experience in working with Women Union and on Domestic Violence is preferred.

6. Responsibilities
Submit the technical and financial proposal for the consultancy mission at least 5 days before the actual implementation of the mission
Conduct the TOT training course as planned
Submit the consultancy report addressing all the expected outcomes of the mission 2 weeks (at the latest) after the training course is finished

Interested consultants are requested to send their proposals and expression of interest (via email is preferred) to :
Mr. Patrice Lamballe, the Representative of GRET in Vietnam, room 307-308, Block A1 Van Phuc Diplomatic compound; Email: [email protected]; [email protected]; [email protected]
Ms. Tran Thi Hoang Hoa, the Project Manager. Email: [email protected];
No later than 31st October 2009.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Ha Noi
Application Deadline: 
Sat, 2009-10-31