Development Media Helping Media provides free media and journalism training resources and support for journalists in areas where the media is still developing. https://mediahelpingmedia.org/training-resources/development 2018-07-17T00:19:19+01:00 David Brewer info@mediahelpingmedia.org Joomla! - Open Source Content Management - Version 3.8.10 Wanted, your media know-how 2012-02-28T00:00:00+00:00 2012-02-28T00:00:00+00:00 https://mediahelpingmedia.org/training-resources/development/662-wanted-your-media-know-how David Brewer breweruk@gmail.com <p><img src="https://mediahelpingmedia.org/images/stories/2012/february/trainingvolunteers120x74.jpg" border="0" alt="Training course image taken by Media Helping Media" title="Training course image taken by Media Helping Media" width="100" height="62" style="float: left; margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 2px; margin-right: 8px;" />Have you got any journalism expertise to share with others? If you are a journalist, media manager or media trainer and have some tips to share, please consider submitting a training module to this site so that journalists worldwide can benefit from your experience.</p> <p><img src="https://mediahelpingmedia.org/images/stories/2012/february/trainingvolunteers120x74.jpg" border="0" alt="Training course image taken by Media Helping Media" title="Training course image taken by Media Helping Media" width="100" height="62" style="float: left; margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 2px; margin-right: 8px;" />Have you got any journalism expertise to share with others? If you are a journalist, media manager or media trainer and have some tips to share, please consider submitting a training module to this site so that journalists worldwide can benefit from your experience.</p> 12 tips for international media trainers 2011-12-13T00:00:00+00:00 2011-12-13T00:00:00+00:00 https://mediahelpingmedia.org/training-resources/development/557-12-tips-for-international-media-trainers David Brewer breweruk@gmail.com <p> <!-- <img src="https://mediahelpingmedia.org/images/stories/2011/december/development150113.jpg" mce_src="https://mediahelpingmedia.org/images/stories/2011/december/development150113.jpg" border="0" alt="Media development image taken by Media Helping Media" title="Media development image taken by Media Helping Media" width="150" height="113" style="float: left; margin: 3px;" mce_style="float: left; margin: 3px;" /> --><!--Those invited to help the media overseas need to ensure that the training they offer is continually refreshed. It takes more time and costs more to produce, but media training must be continually reworked so that it is sensitive to local issues and better addresses local needs. And those delivering international training need to realise that we probably have more to learn than we have to give.--> Those of us invited to help the media overseas need to ensure that the training we offer is continually refreshed and relevant to local needs. We also need to understand that we probably have more to learn than we have to give.</p> <p> <!-- <img src="https://mediahelpingmedia.org/images/stories/2011/december/development150113.jpg" mce_src="https://mediahelpingmedia.org/images/stories/2011/december/development150113.jpg" border="0" alt="Media development image taken by Media Helping Media" title="Media development image taken by Media Helping Media" width="150" height="113" style="float: left; margin: 3px;" mce_style="float: left; margin: 3px;" /> --><!--Those invited to help the media overseas need to ensure that the training they offer is continually refreshed. It takes more time and costs more to produce, but media training must be continually reworked so that it is sensitive to local issues and better addresses local needs. And those delivering international training need to realise that we probably have more to learn than we have to give.--> Those of us invited to help the media overseas need to ensure that the training we offer is continually refreshed and relevant to local needs. We also need to understand that we probably have more to learn than we have to give.</p> Adopting the right attitude for media training 2011-10-06T00:00:00+01:00 2011-10-06T00:00:00+01:00 https://mediahelpingmedia.org/training-resources/development/597-adopting-the-right-attitude-for-delivering-media-training David Brewer breweruk@gmail.com <p>A trainer must not shout at participants or get into loud arguments. They must not make those attending their courses feel small or humiliate them. Some fairly strong points made by participants on a media training of trainers course in Vietnam.</p> <p>A trainer must not shout at participants or get into loud arguments. They must not make those attending their courses feel small or humiliate them. Some fairly strong points made by participants on a media training of trainers course in Vietnam.</p> The essential qualities of a media trainer 2011-10-05T00:00:00+01:00 2011-10-05T00:00:00+01:00 https://mediahelpingmedia.org/training-resources/development/596-the-essential-qualities-for-a-media-trainer David Brewer breweruk@gmail.com <p>Media trainers must have recent, valid experience of all they teach. They need to understand the pressures those they are training live under, and they must be continually on the lookout for new solutions and methods that empower those they are trying to help.</p> <p>Media trainers must have recent, valid experience of all they teach. They need to understand the pressures those they are training live under, and they must be continually on the lookout for new solutions and methods that empower those they are trying to help.</p> Maximising the impact of media training 2011-09-27T00:00:00+01:00 2011-09-27T00:00:00+01:00 https://mediahelpingmedia.org/training-resources/development/594-maximising-the-impact-of-media-training David Brewer breweruk@gmail.com <p>Thorough research is the key to high impact media training. Never accept a brief from media managers without question - they could be wrong and often are.</p> <p>Thorough research is the key to high impact media training. Never accept a brief from media managers without question - they could be wrong and often are.</p> Five essential steps for media training 2011-05-11T00:00:00+01:00 2011-05-11T00:00:00+01:00 https://mediahelpingmedia.org/training-resources/development/624-five-essential-steps-for-media-training David Brewer breweruk@gmail.com <p>For international media training to be successful, tried, tested and proven case studies from a similar region are needed. Theory has limited value, as do examples of what works in the West. You also need a great local co-trainer, management buy-in, enough time working one-to-one with participants, and a way of creating a solid network for future learning and development.</p> <p>For international media training to be successful, tried, tested and proven case studies from a similar region are needed. Theory has limited value, as do examples of what works in the West. You also need a great local co-trainer, management buy-in, enough time working one-to-one with participants, and a way of creating a solid network for future learning and development.</p> Media assistance - deciding who to help 2011-01-19T00:00:00+00:00 2011-01-19T00:00:00+00:00 https://mediahelpingmedia.org/training-resources/development/614-media-assistance-deciding-who-to-help David Brewer breweruk@gmail.com <p>Many factors determine the success of ongoing media development interventions and where best to allocate future resources, but a simple matrix can offer a quick indication of where funding might be best spent.</p> <p>Many factors determine the success of ongoing media development interventions and where best to allocate future resources, but a simple matrix can offer a quick indication of where funding might be best spent.</p> Basic rules for delivering training 2010-08-06T00:00:00+01:00 2010-08-06T00:00:00+01:00 https://mediahelpingmedia.org/training-resources/development/598-basic-rules-for-delivering-training David Brewer breweruk@gmail.com <p>One of the first steps in delivering training is to articulate the ground rules. Participants need to know what to expect, what is expected of them and how you intend to schedule course elements. They also need to know what is expected of them in terms of their participation and behaviour.</p> <p>One of the first steps in delivering training is to articulate the ground rules. Participants need to know what to expect, what is expected of them and how you intend to schedule course elements. They also need to know what is expected of them in terms of their participation and behaviour.</p> Evaluating the impact of training 2010-08-06T00:00:00+01:00 2010-08-06T00:00:00+01:00 https://mediahelpingmedia.org/training-resources/development/599-evaluating-the-impact-of-training David Brewer breweruk@gmail.com <p>The evaluation process is set in motion the moment you are engaged by the media organisation you are being asked to help. The first questions you ask in your research, or discovery phase, will form the framework for your evaluation of the intervention. Keeping accurate notes is essential if you are to do the job well.</p> <p>The evaluation process is set in motion the moment you are engaged by the media organisation you are being asked to help. The first questions you ask in your research, or discovery phase, will form the framework for your evaluation of the intervention. Keeping accurate notes is essential if you are to do the job well.</p> How to design a successful media training plan 2010-08-03T00:00:00+01:00 2010-08-03T00:00:00+01:00 https://mediahelpingmedia.org/training-resources/development/595-designing-a-successful-media-training-plan David Brewer breweruk@gmail.com <p>A well-designed media training plan could make the difference between the success and the failure of a media business. Get it wrong and you could be compounding the problems you were asked to address, get it right and you could release talent, energies, productivity and revenue-generation that was being left untapped.</p> <p>A well-designed media training plan could make the difference between the success and the failure of a media business. Get it wrong and you could be compounding the problems you were asked to address, get it right and you could release talent, energies, productivity and revenue-generation that was being left untapped.</p>