Previous Events & Training

Previous Events & Training

Find summaries, resources, pictures, videos and much more from previous Alliance events and training courses.

Using logframes for project management

This 8 December interactive workshop with trainer Jane Davies aimed to build confidence in using logframes more effectively in daily work. The session presented a range of good practice examples and explored them using dialogue and peer learning between members.

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Power, privilege and pay in the international development and humanitarian sector

On Friday 4 December we held a round table to discuss the topic of fair pay. Dr Ishbel McWha-Hermann from the University of Edinburgh presented the findings of a research study Project FAIR and we heard two case studies from international NGOs WaterAid and Save the Children.

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Alliance AGM and All Members Meeting 2020: A Brighter, Fairer Future

On 2 December 2020, members of Scotland’s International Development Alliance were invited to join us for our first fully-online Annual General Meeting (AGM) and All Members Meeting under the theme of ‘A Brighter, Fairer Future', featuring a panel on the topic, presentations on our current policy priorities, and the first public launch of Jonathan Glennie's new book The Future Of Aid.

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MEL for Scottish Government small grantees

This online workshop covered different aspects of monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL) relevant for grant management, and will discuss how to conduct MEL during the current COVID-19 outbreak. It is primarily designed for recipients of Scottish Government international development small grants.

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Project Design: The Essentials

This interactive online workshop aimed to build confidence designing an international development project and provide a supportive online learning environment to learn from and network with Alliance members.

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Round-table with Jenny Gilruth MSP, Minister for Europe and International Development

This online virtual round-table meeting gave Alliance members the opportunity to discuss priorities and share ideas with Jenny Gilruth MSP, Scottish Government Minister for Europe and International Development, in context of the 2020 review of the Scottish Government's International Development programme.

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Ethical and empowering use of imagery

This session explores how imagery reflects organisational values, the people we work with and the approaches we should take to ensure photos are responsible and embody our values.

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Principles for Digital Development round table

This short lunch time round table introduced the Principles for Digital Development, what they are, and how to use the nine principles to make your digital international development work align with good practice.

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Alliance Conference 2020: Global Development beyond COVID-19

On 24 September, the Alliance held its first fully online conference. We gathered with over 200 delegates from around the world to discuss the impacts and responses to the COVID-19 crisis across the development sector.

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Unconscious Bias

This 8th September workshop was aimed at people looking to reflect and act on unconscious bias. It was not intended as a silver bullet to solve equality issues, but rather to provide a foundation to begin thinking about the work of addressing bias and inequality within participant's organisations and interactions.

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Change Management

This interactive workshop with Challenges Catalyst on 26 August 2020 aimed to help participants think strategically about the justification, impact, forces, tools and methods of organisational change. In these uncertain and challenging times, managing change for resilience and recovery is more important than ever.

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Adaptive Management

This interactive online workshop on 19 August 2020, led by Acacia Development Associates, explored what adaptive management means and how to manage your projects and programmes adaptively in light of COVID-19.

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