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e-Learning Guild Annual Conference 2007

by Andrew Steele -
The eLearning Guild Annual Gathering 2007 Conference & Expo is on April 10-13, 2007 in Boston. Register by Friday, December 15th, and you can save $200 in addition to all other discounts for which you may qualify!

Registering by Friday also ensures that you will get to hear keynotes like MIT’s Henry Jenkins explore the evolving role of games in learning and society, change management guru Peter de Jager, and futurist Cecily Sommers as she shed’s light on the forces that are changing learning, our jobs, and our world.
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While you are registering, be sure to take a look at our line-up of 12 great Optional Pre-conference Workshops that will be held on Tuesday, April 10th:

* e-Learning Instructional Design 101
* How to Create Engaging e-Learning Using PowerPoint
* Intro to Optimizing the Learner Experience with Effective User Interface Design
* How to Choose the Authoring Tool that Serves your Needs
* How to Design for Synchronous e-Learning Using Research-based Guidelines
* How to Transform Existing Content into Effective e-Learning
* The e-Learning Game Design Workshop
* How to Leverage Moodle for e-Learning
* Using Modular Frameworks for Rapid e-Learning
* Innovations in Learning Technology: Mobile, Collaboration, Wikis, Blogs, and More
* How to Create Highly Engaging and Affordable Scenario-based Learning
* Designing Learning into e-Learning: What the Research Says

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FdF en Français, Bujumbura - mars 2007

by Andrew Steele -
Il s'agira d'une "Formation de Formateurs" sous l'égide de l'ICTI (International Communication Training Institute) et durera une semaine du 12 au 18 mars. Nous n'avons pas encore mis au point le programme détaillé, et les frais ne sont pas encore confirmés, mais nous vous avertirons de ces éléments importants dès que possible (sans doute mi-janvier).

There will be a Training of Trainers course in French between 12 & 18 March 2007 in Bujumbura, Burundi. Further details will follow.

Brochure attached

Tanzania Radio Training - November 2006

by Andrew Steele -
With radio becoming more and more a competitive environment, stations are discerning that training their staff is a key element to growth and sustainability.

Therefore, Africa Media Trainers Association in co-operation with Habari Maalum Media are pleased to advise you of forthcoming training courses. Habari Maalum enjoys a fine reputation as Media Trainers offering training from professional trainers in a well equipped environment.  Their MPT (Media Producers 'Training) course is a sought after, year-long course, run to the standards of the International Communications and Training Institute, UK.
In the past, stations have expressed their desire for certain training courses to AMT associates.  Habari Maalum Media in a generous partnership gesture, has kindly made certain modules of their excellent course available to your key staff, in accordance with these wishes.

You will see from the curriculum details included here, that this is an opportunity not to be missed and you and your staff are all warmly invited to participate.

Africa Media Trainers in partnership with Habari Maalum Media.

WHEN: November, 2006

WHERE: Radio Habari Maalum, Arusha, Tanzania.

WHY:
  • To bring affordable training for your staff in order to:
  • Enhance the ministry of your station
  • Increase their skills
  • Provide your station with a competitive edge in a discerning market
For full details see attached document and application form.

Sandy Day
Radio Africa Network

Media Village School of Radio Broadcasting 2006

by Joseph Kebbie -

The School of Radio Broadcasting is scheduled to start from the 2nd of October to the 20th of December 2006.

Appeal is hereby extended to individuals and organizations with expertise in the field of radio production who would like to share their knowledge and experience with our students from across Africa with relevant topics in radio production

For more information,

Please do not hesitate to contact Joseph Kebbie via email , radio@mediavillage.info

3-day course for Station Managers - 3-5 April 2006

by Andrew Steele -
Managing Broadcast Stations
3-5 April 2006, Accra, Ghana

With the growth of opportunity in the broadcast media, the challenges that face managers in these organisations grow daily.

Media are coming together so that the convergence of radio with the Internet and television places even more demands on station managers.

Now, the International Communication Training Institute and Theovision are able to offer you the opportunity to develop your management skills.

The Theovision/ICTI workshop for Station Managers will take place at the Crystal Royale Hotel, Accra, Ghana from Monday, 3rd - Wednesday, 5th April 2006.

This course has been developed for managers who have some experience of managing but have received no formal management training, or who are looking for a refresher programme. Through a series of discussions,
exercises and case studies, this action packed three day event presents a review of modern management techniques to improve your skills.

During the workshop participants will explore:

Leadership and management - Strategic planning, Audience research - Challenges of converging media - Promoting & marketing your station - Developing your staff - Keeping your station finances in order

The Station ManagersÂ’ workshop will include practical sessions. Participants will work in small groups as well as presentations from trainers.

Staff for the course bring many years of practical experience in broadcast management.

Andrew Steele began his radio career with the BBC in local radio and then with the BBC World Service. He spent three years working in South America and then returned to the United Kingdom where he managed a successful
radio production company. He is now Executive Director of the International Communication Training Institute.

Roger Stoll has a passion for radio in Africa. He has been involved in many aspects of FM station development in Central and East Africa since 1992. During this time he was Station Manager for Baraka FM, the first local radio
station in KenyaÂ’s second largest city, Mombasa. Since 2003, Roger Stoll has worked as a consultant and media trainer with Radio Worldwide.

Places at the Theovision/ICTI Station Mangers workshop in Accra are limited and places will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

The cost for this essential training event will be US$475 per person. ICTI members will also receive a discount of US$45.

To confirm your place on the Theovision/ICTI Station Managers workshop, complete the on-line application together with your registration fee of US$475 (US$430 for participants working for or nominated by ICTI members). This includes a non-returnable deposit of US$80 - no refunds are possible after 1 March 2006. Go to the registration page now.

Training of Trainers Courses - Europe and West Africa

by Andrew Steele -
We are delighted to announce that ICTI has two training of Trainers courses planned for the first half of 2006 - in Accra, Ghana and Leeds, UK.

Tools for Learning

Never before has the need for high quality media training been valued by the Church as now.

The opportunities are increasing weekly and more and more media professionals find themselves called on to share their skills with others. At the same time training for trainers is harder to find.

Now, the International Communication Training Institute is able to offer you the opportunity to develop your training and teaching skills by helping you develop the skills necessary not only to train more effectively but to assess and revise your own training methods.

The ICTI Training for Trainers workshop will take place at The Presbyterian WomenÂ’s Centre Abokobi, Accra, Ghana from Monday, 20th - Friday, 31 March 2006.

The European course will be held at Radio Worldwide, Rothwell, Leeds from Monday, 15th - Saturday, 20 May 2006.

The course is intended for media professionals already competent in their radio, TV, or print skills, who are called upon to train others. The course has no formal media content and may also be relevant to others seeking to provide high-quality training.

During the course participants will explore:
  • Characteristics of Adult learning
  • Motivation of adults
  • Leading discussions
  • Handling feedback
  • Running exercises and simulations
  • Visual aids and handouts
  • The learning environment
  • Running a session and developing session plans
  • Group dynamics
  • Evaluating training
The ICTI Training for Trainers workshop will include practical sessions. Participants will practice teaching skills in small groups.

Staff for the course bring many years practical experience in helping trainers learn to train, both within the mass media and in industry.

Places at the ICTI Training of Trainers event in Leeds are limited and preference will be given firstly to applicants who are members of ICTI or who work with or for ICTI members, and then to those working in the arts and media.

The cost for the 2 week course in Accra, Ghana will be US$580 per person. Prices include full board and lodging. Local residents who do not wish to stay on site can pay US$299. ICTI members will receive a discount of US$30. This includes a non-returnable deposit of US$80 - no refunds are possible for the Accra course after 15 February 2006.

The cost for this 6 day course in Leeds, UK will be GB£349 per person. ICTI members will receive a discount of GB£24. Prices include full board and lodging from 8.30am on Monday, 15 May until lunch on Saturday, 20 May 2006. (Early arrivals available on Sunday, 14th and late departures on 20th/21st.) This includes a non-returnable deposit of GB£50 - no refunds are possible for the Leeds course after 1 April 2006.

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Foundation Course in Radio Production

by Andrew Steele -
Radio Worldwide's annual winter foundation course in Radio Production takes place in the UK 3-9 December 2005. Open to all those interested in speech based radio and interviewing skills. For more information and application form contact Radio Worldwide at training@radioworldwide.org