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Further Learning Opportunities

See below for further learning opportunities offered by ACFID members or other organisations. If you're interested, get in touch with the provider directly. ACFID does not necessarily endorse items advertised on this page.

Advertisers: Submissions to our Learning team must: be specific to the aid and development sector, and provide a title, set dates, and a short description / hyperlink). Charges apply for non-ACFID members - contact us for rates.

Indonesia and Australia: Emerging Health Service Delivery and SDG Impact

The global effort to overcome the Covid-19 challenges covers everything from vaccine discovery and production, testing systems, supply chain management for everything including personal protective equipment (PPE) and health equipment. There are very substantial developments taking place in areas such as tele-medicine and new approaches to dealing with long endemic vector-borne diseases. The impact on emerging health service delivery on each country’s most disadvantaged communities and achieving their national SDG goals will be explored. A series of innovative Indonesian - Australian health sector partnerships will be examined.

Brought to you by Monash university and XSPI

Webinar date: 23 August, 12:30 - 3pm

Further information can be found in this pdf

Register Here: Clink this link


Introduction to Fraud and Corruption 

Ideal as an induction course for NGO staff and board members, the course provides participants with an awareness of fraud and corruption and equips them with a basic knowledge of the principles of corruption prevention.  Consisting of four modules, the course takes 60 and 90 minutes to complete.  
Upon successful completion, participants will be able to: 

  • Define fraud and corruption and identify the main forms it takes; 
  • Understand its magnitude and impact; 
  • Identify the specific corruption risks facing the NGO/charitable and international development sectors; 
  • Describe the elements needed for fraud and corruption to take place; and 
  • Recognise the red flags and warning signs to look out for. 

For a full list of the topics covered, or to find out more about the course, click here
 
Where: Online - read more here.
Price: $189 + GST (All ACFID members are eligible for a 15% discount off the quoted prices. To obtain this, please contact [email protected] with your organisation name and organisation email address) 


Fraud and Corruption Basics for NGOs/NFPs and Charities 

Ideal for senior managers and those tasked with controlling fraud and corruption within their NGO.  In addition to providing participants with an awareness of  fraud and corruption, and equipping them with a basic knowledge of the principles of corruption prevention, the course covers the role of controls, and provides practical steps an organisation can take to start managing the issue.  Consisting of seven modules, the course takes 2 ½ to 3 hours to complete.  
Upon successful completion, participants will be able to: 

  • Define fraud and corruption and identify the main forms it takes; 
  • Understand its magnitude and impact; 
  • Identify the specific corruption risks facing the NGO/charitable and international development sectors; 
  • Describe the elements needed for fraud and corruption to take place; 
  • Recognise the red flags and warning signs to look out for; 
  • Understand the different types of controls and the role they play in the prevention, detection and response; and 
  • Explain and use the five steps to start managing fraud and corruption risk within an NGO. 

For a full list of the topics covered, or to find out more about the course, click here
 
Where: Online - read more here
Price: $354 + GST (All ACFID members are eligible for a 15% discount off the quoted prices. To obtain this, please contact [email protected] with your organisation name and organisation email address 


Apply for the 2023 Master of Philosophy in Applied Epidemiology (MAE) Program

The MAE Program is Australia’s long standing and globally recognised Field Epidemiology Training Program.  This is a 22-month research degree emphasising learning by doing.  You will spend the majority of your time in a field placement (typically a government health department or other appropriate health organisation) conducting useful and important projects under the supervision of a field and academic supervisor while supported via a tax-free scholarship of $60,000 per year in 2023 with 3.5% increase in year 2024 on a pro rata basis of scholarship duration. 

Dates: Application guide available on the website from 31 May 2022.  Application portal opens from 1 July.

Contact: [email protected]

Learn more:  Follow this link to the ANU website to see course information

 



Essentials of Humanitarian Practice (EHP)

The Essentials of Humanitarian Practice provides foundational knowledge for working within the modern humanitarian systems and for responding to an international crisis that involves global response. The course provides participants with an understanding of the complexity of the international relief system and the legal framework for humanitarian assistance.

Participants learn about the characteristics of natural disasters and conflict-induced emergencies, the requirements for an effective humanitarian response, and dilemmas faced by humanitarians and aid workers. Participants have the opportunity to put their new knowledge into practice and to explore the team skills required to work effectively in the field.

Dates: Courses scheduled to run in February, April, September and November

Location: Victoria, Australia

Contact: Email [email protected] or call 03 8341 2666

Learn more: Visit the course registration page for more information


Hostile Environment Awareness Training (HEAT)

Humanitarian workers are increasingly exposed to challenging, insecure, remote or hostile environments due to lawlessness, political instability and armed conflict, so there is a compelling need for them to e adequately prepared for any dangers they may encounter.

This course introduces a standard and recognised approach to managing security within the sector and provides an overview of individual and team risk management. The course also includes integrated Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (TECC) training by Real Response, and participants will receive a TECC Level 1 Certificate.

Dates: Courses scheduled to run in February, April, June, September and November

Location: Victoria, Australia

Contact: Email [email protected] or call 03 8341 2666

Learn more: Visit the course registration page for more information


Australian Civil-Military Centre

Women, Peace and Security Online Learning Program

This on-line program aims to develop and strengthen your awareness and understanding of WPS. It provides a basic level understanding of the key concepts and issues related to the roles, contributions and engagement of women in all aspects of peacemaking, peacekeeping, peacebuilding, and humanitarian assistance - in conflict and post-conflict contexts. This includes post-conflict rebuilding of communities and disaster management.

Click https://learning.acmc.gov.au/ for more information.
 


RedR Australia

RedR Australia is an internationally recognised provider of humanitarian training, including ‘Essentials of Humanitarian Practice’, ‘Hostile Environment Awareness Training’, and ‘Water Sanitation and Hygiene in Emergencies’. Visit the RedR training calendar for the full list of current training opportunities.



The Humanitarian Financing landscape - realities and emerging trends for NGOs

Learn about the changing humanitarian financing landscape with the ICVA network. Watch the video here or the full recorded webinar here

Human rights in the garment industry: The role of separating labour cost.