Courses

  • 5 Lessons

    Good Participatory Practice Leadership Course

    Wits RHI in partnership with AVAC developed this course to develop and cultivate a senior cadre of stakeholder engagement trainers and leaders who are primed to champion Good Participatory Practice in the communities and countries where they work. Participants will help to identify, train and nurture the next generation of stakeholder engagement practitioners. The GPP Leadership Course builds on existing GPP training and resources to provide individuals already working in the area of engagement and/or experienced with GPP with a structured course to advance their leadership skills, training and implementation. Given the global pandemic, the 2020 cohort will be a blended approach. Participants will meet for :
    • 2 days online 26 &27 August
    • Monthly Learning Labs  (2-4 hours of deep-dives on lesson content)
    • 2.5 day in-person workshop  Q1 2021 in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • 7 Lessons

    Good Participatory Practice Online Training

    This course aims to support participants in understanding and applying foundational content in the Good Participatory Practice (GPP) Guidelines. Learners will become familiar with the principles and key practices for meaningful stakeholder participation in a research context. The course will draw from various infectious disease areas and the current environment of COVID-19 research to develop capacity around quick and responsive stakeholder engagement in research. Participants will also complete a strategic GPP action plan that aligns with their work and role in the field.   Participants will spend 2-4 hours/week on the course participating in group discussions, viewing online modules and completing assignments. Please contact gpponlinecourse@avac.org with any questions!  
  • 8 Lessons

    Mathematical Models for Advocates and Journalists

    Do you want to learn more about mathematical models? Do you want to gain valuable skills to help you understand the findings from mathematical modeling? Are you unsure of how to use findings from mathematical modeling in your advocacy efforts or your communication efforts as a journalist? Then this is the course for you.
  • 7 Lessons

    Strengthening Stakeholder Engagement Through Ethics Review – HIV Prevention Trials

    How could the ethics review process facilitate excellent engagement? Rooted in ethics guidelines, this course provides a condensed overview of core features and practices of…
  • 5 Lessons

    Telling New Stories in HIV Prevention

    Telling New Stories in HIV Prevention This is a curriculum to guide CASPR science media café conveners on building the capacity of team members. There…