GWC WASH COORDINATION TRAINING PATHWAY

This course is part of the GWC training pathway, created for both WASH Cluster partners and UNICEF staff involved in coordination to ensure the efficient WASH coordination in humanitarian action. This training pathway includes the following courses, all available in AGORA's catalogue:

  1. Introduction to WASH Cluster Coordination: 2h online training providing background information on WASH Cluster coordination. For all WASH partners and UNICEF staff wanting general information on WASH humanitarian coordination
  2. Humanitarian WAS Coordination Induction: 2 days online training providing essential information and tools to coordinate WASH Cluster. For WASH partners or new UNICEF WASH staff fulfilling a WASH coordination role
  3. Role of partners in coordination: online module followed by a face to face in country briefing, providing essential information on partner’s roles to actively participate in humanitarian WASH Coordination. For all WASH partners involved in humanitarian response
  4. WASH Operational coordination: 5 days residential training providing operational tools and skills for WASH coordination. For Humanitarian WASH cluster / sector coordinators
  5. WASH Leadership & coordination. 5 days residential training to strengthen the skills for leading humanitarian WASH coordination platform. For Humanitarian WASH cluster / sector coordinators

COURSE BACKGROUND

This online course is adressed to all person involved in the humanitarian response and interested to enlarge their understanding about the cluster approach, and more specifically for the WASH cluster 

COURSE OBJECTIVES

This course will help you to:

  • Be familiar with the reform of the humanitarian reform and the transformative agenda
  • Understand the main principles of the cluster or sector approach
  • Be clear on the roles of the different actors involved in the WASH coordination platform
  • Be aware of the skills and competencies needed to support effective coordination and partnership
  • Be familiar with the core functions of thre WASH coordination platform, including need assessment and response planing
  • Know main information and management tools, and source of information for the WASH sector
  • Be familiar with the cluster or sector performance monitoring process

Course content & methodology

This course consists in a serie of videos and animation, divided into 4 modules:

  1. The coordination approach and its context
  2. Managing effective coordination 
  3. Coordination in action
  4. Information management monitoring & evaluation

This course has been developed in 2015 with the support of UNICEF Somalia and the Somalia WASH Cluster