E-Mediat: Networked Capacity Building in the Middle East

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Last week, I participated in three very intense days of project, curriculum, and online community planning for a new project, E-Mediat , a multi-stakeholder capacity building project for NGOS and Social Media in the Middle East. I’ll be sharing insights on my blog as the project unfolds — it is going to be a rich opportunity for learning because it is a capacity building project that leverages a networked approach. Some Connection Points: Learning.

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E-Mediat Day 1: A Networked Mindset To Capacity Building

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As the instructor, it felt a lot less like training people – and more like a peer learning, professional development experience. I ended the day inspired and optimistic (although pretty jet lagged) about the potential impact of a networked capacity building project in this part of the world. We have a lot to learn about working this way from NGOs and capacity builders in the Arab world. This first day’s three learning objectives: 1. Photo by @sdarine.

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