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PLA Notes CD-ROM 1988-2001 30 A brief guide to the principles of PLA (II)
Document begins: PLA Notes CD-ROM 19882001 30 A brief guide to the principles of PLA (II) This section of the Notes provides training These three areas for action are shown in materials for participatory learning, exploring Figure 1 as intersecting circles. The most a different theme in each issue1. Continuing effective actions lie in the overlapping central from PLA Notes 31, this issue examines some sector. of the training and institutional pressures for participatory learning that you, as a trainer, Figure 1. Training for transformation need to bring to the attention of trainees. Training for transformation There is rapidly growing interest in participatory approaches and methods. The demand for training far exceeds the supply, but despite the growing enthusiasm, many institutions are facing some common and pressing problems. One of these is how to train sufficient numbers of staff to use the methods properly and effectively, as part of their standard working practic es. It is one thing for an organisation to discover the power and potential of participatory approaches, but quite another for it to be able to train its own staff to tap that potential and use it with some sensitivity and consistency. The following assumptions underpin this ...