eLearning Course Details

This eLearning module offers an introduction to the ACFID Code of Conduct, and will assist staff and volunteers to meet the requirements of the Code. It offers practical scenarios for understanding and using the Code. The resource is free, but online registration is required.

The resource is designed to be used by:

  • Staff and volunteers in ACFID Member organisations
  • New Code of Conduct Signatory Organisations
  • Board members.

By the end of the module you will

  • Understand the role and importance of the Code within the aid and development sector: who it is for, why it was developed, and how it operates
  • Be familiar with the components of the Code and the scope of the Code requirements across four areas of accountability
  • Know what accountability mechanisms the Code includes and how they operate.

Use your computer to undertake this program at your own pace. Sound is required. It takes about two hours to complete. Please ensure that your browser has 'Pop-Ups enabled' to ensure that you can access your Certificate upon successful completion of this course.

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Child Protection E-learning Courses

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What are the Child Protection E-Learning Courses?

Module 1 of the Child Protection in International Development Course is designed to provide you with knowledge of the relevance of child protection in international development cooperation and your role in protecting children. You will develop an understanding of the child protection requirements of the ACFID Code of Conduct and the DFAT child protection guidelines.

Module 2 of the Child Protection in International Development Training Series, 'Creating Child Safe Organisations', is designed to provide you with knowledge of the key measures an organisation can take to become ‘child safe’.

Module 3 of the Child Protection in International Development Course, 'Risk Management for Child Protection', is designed to provide you with knowledge of the relevance of child protection in international development cooperation and your role in protecting children.

Who are these courses for?

This series of Child Protection E-learning Modules has been developed for anyone working in international development – staff members, Board members, partners, volunteers, interns, field workers, and consultants. Whether you are working directly with children, or may have incidental contact with children, these courses are for you. The modules can be used as: - an induction or introductory resource; - a refresher course; or - a tool to assist delivery partners understand child protection.

The modules have been developed as a pre-cursor to overseas travel to the field and contact with children. They are designed to develop capabilities and build understanding of child protection for anyone who will or may have contact with children. The modules are delivered online and provide a flexible learning platform for organisations and individuals.

The Modules typically take between 20 – 30 minutes to complete. Available 24/7, they allow you to complete them in your own time at a time and pace convenient to you. The courses include assessments that provide organisations with confidence that any of their representatives will have a sound understanding of child protection.

The Modules cost $50 (+GST) per user.

Go to the Child Protection E-learning Modules