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Policy lobby and CSOs capacity building


01/13 - 12/15


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By the end of 2014 PADETC has achieved the following results: Outcome I: Education for Sustainable Development The ESD model has been further developed as a lasting contribution to development discourse in Lao PDR: • The 6 centers and networks provide cost-recovery development services: comprising training (short and medium-term courses); practicum sites for real life demonstration and extension work; sites for exhibition and product promotion; and centers of documentation of best practices through a shared network of resource persons. • More than 60 youth leaders from 30 youth groups have been empowered through skills training and experiential learning practices. Disadvantaged youth groups have developed leadership, life skills, English and IT competencies through cooperation with educational institutions such as SOLS/24/7 on employment skills training. • Build capacities of 30 youth groups to produce socially relevant information for dissemination and promotion of sustainable livelihoods. • Workshops on ‘sharing teaching and learning experience’ among the school networks. These workshops will mainly be organized in VTE capital at least one per year for education officers (MoE, 6 provincial education offices), teachers and students from the school network. • Organize an educational film festival event once a year. Outcome II: Enabling Environment Support for Lao CSOs • More than >20 new NPAs (include the learning centres) are equipped with good management skills and increased awareness about good governance and accountability practices. • Provide leadership coaching and mentoring the Lao NPAs though close collaboration with LHD <(>&<)> Consortium members. • Organize 2 forums of exchange with the networks and partners ‘Development Aid Effectiveness’. Outcome III: Policy advocacy • PADETC will develop an advocacy strategy based on its considerable experience of effective best practices to integrate the new teaching-learning method into the MoE and address issues related to land and biodiversity with the National Land Management Authority. • PADETC participates on a regular basis in NPA/INGO sector meetings, and maintains bilateral contacts with the relevant authorities to forward its own advocacy objectives. • PADETC, currently active in the sub-committees and National Organising Committee (NOC) for AEPF9, therefore it will monitor the implementation of outcome document of AEPF9. Similarly, PADETC will continue to support the increased ability of Lao NPAs andMO ‘government’ to work together. Outcome IV: Padetc becomes a learning organisation • Have an effective and efficient Planning,Monitoring, and Evaluation system, with the required competencies among senior management level and among field staff level. • Havean Action Research and Monitoring unit with the capacity to analyse data and information, and capture learning for policy advocacy. • Have a clear gender <(>&<)> diversity policy at both organisational level and in programme; with the required competencies at senior management level as well as among field staff. • Be a role model for the emerging Lao civil society such as the Lao Youth Network, the Vientiane Youth Centre, and other similar groups that work on the empowerment of youth to promote active citizenship.

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