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PLA Notes CD-ROM 1988-2001 17 Facilitator training and innovation in REFLECT: experience from Nepal
Document begins: PLA Notes CD-ROM 19882001 17 Facilitator training and innovation in REFLECT: experience from Nepal Jillian Popkins Introduction This article summarises some of the issues emerging from research into these two areas The issues raised in this article are drawn from and looks at the possible link between training an independent research project carried out for and facilitation. the Policy, Research and Advocacy Department of ActionAid Nepal between The dynamic of facilitator October and December 1997. The aim of the training research was to investigate how facilitator training can contribute to the capacity of the The principles of the REFLECT approach REFLECT methodology to adapt to local include the following: conditions. The research process included observation of REFLECT circles in two · a belief that the acquisition of written districts of Nepal, semi-structured interviews literacy skills can help people demand with community groups and individuals and certain rights (e.g. the ability to read a workshops with national level practitioners of ballot paper), thereby redressing inequality; non-formal education. · promotion of a participatory process of literacy acquisition which is based on The research project made two initial analysis of local conditions and which observations. Firstly, strong resistance to the promotes ...