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Strengthening In-House Participatory Video InsightShare provide professional development services for organisations wishing to strengthen in-house capacity to organise and facilitate participatory video processes. Our consultancy services are based upon decades of field experience and innovation at the cutting edge of participatory video practice. They include: Free initial consultation and scoping meetings Mentoring and support for staff (during design, implementation and evaluation) Bespoke training courses in all aspects of project design and facilitation* Training modules and resources (including toolkits, case studies and handbooks) Field-based visits to support design and/or implementation of participatory video projects Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning (MEL) services for projects Hosted webinars (virtual presentation / seminar) for supporters, partners, staff, stakeholders etc. Trans-organisational learning sets, facilitated discussions and peer-to-peer learning events Opportunities to accompany and learn alongside InsightShare facilitators in the field * We also run regular training courses in participatory video facilitation (approximately twice yearly) and offer bespoke capacity building programmes for organisations of all sizes. Additionally, for a deeper immersion into the world of a participatory video facilitator, one or two year fellowships with InsightShare are available. Our professional development services are tailored to support organisations who: Currently use participatory video as a community development tool Have in-house capacity to facilitate participatory video processes Wish to further improve and/or broaden the scope of participatory video work Adding Value and Depth to Practice Our team of experienced facilitators and project managers are available to assist organisations in deepening and optimising their participatory video practice to achieve greater impacts. Here are some ways we could help: Evaluating current practice and conducting a needs assessment. We can assist you to scrutinise past/ongoing projects and identify areas for improvement and development. Designing effective projects and processes based upon best practice models. We can work with you to explore the aims and objectives of participatory video within your organisation and current programming, and devise strategies for improving integration and uptake. We can assist you in managing common pitfalls and challenges, developing appropriate project management tools, integrating evaluation and learning mechanisms, building sustainability strategies, and optimising outcomes for all stakeholders. Coaching in participatory video applications and adaptations. We are available to provide advice and training in various approaches and applications, such as using participatory video for: Advocacy (including Rights-Based Approaches) Community needs assessments Horizontal exchanges (community-to-community / peer-to-peer) Video proposals (community-led) Cultural affirmation & resilience Monitoring and evaluation Conflict resolution Network development and strengthening

About InsightShare We are recognised as global leaders in participatory video, and pioneers in adapting participatory video to fit a variety of applications and contexts. We are also known for the training and capacity building of individuals within organisations as well as of grassroots partners. We have worked in over 50 countries on more than 200 separate participatory video projects in contexts that range from the Tibetan highlands, to working with gender based violence in South African townships or with youth in London estates.

Technical training and advice

Capacity building and mentoring

Project design and evaluation

Facilicated workshops and events

Our partners (past and present) include: United Nations Development Programme ~ Comic Relief ~ Oxfam Canada ~ CAFOD ~ Mercy Corps ~ Christian Aid ~ Transparency International ~ IIED ~ Fairtrade Foundation ~ The Christensen Fund ~ BRAC ~ Practical Action ~ Nike ~ IUCN ~ Population Council ~ GOAL ~ Gaia Foundation

Contact Details

+ 44 (0) 1865 403127

Strengthening In-House Participatory Video  
Strengthening In-House Participatory Video  

InsightShare now also provide professional development services for organisations wishing to strengthen in-house capacity to organise and fa...