Hub training and development design is based on a Training Needs Analysis (TNA) process conducted with Government departments/agencies, state bodies, and organisations that request training or development. The training design process is detailed below:
1. Initial Meeting Between Hub na nÓg and Client Organisation
The Hub seeks information from the client on:
- The reason the client is seeking training.
- The current policy and practice of the client organisation in giving children and young people a voice in decision-making.
- The national and international child rights obligations of the client organisation with reference to the voice of the child.
- The intended policy and practice improvements of the client organisation in giving children and young people a voice in decision-making.
- The specific information, support, guidance and training required by the client from the Hub.
The Hub provides information on:
- The Hub na nÓg training approach, with reference to:
- The need for client organisations to identify specific programmes or projects in which they intend to involve children and/or young people in decision-making on which the training will be based.
- An understanding that participants will be required to undertake training tasks during and after the training that demonstrate the skills they have learned.
- The role of the client and role of the Hub in the development of the training programme, manual and materials.
- Timeframes for the development of the training programme, manual and materials.
- Estimated training costs.
- Possible date/s and venue for training.
2. The Hub Develops and Issues a Dedicated Client Training Needs Analysis (TNA) Form
3. Meeting Between Hub na nÓg and the Client to Review the TNA Form
- Review the focus of training identified in the TNA form.
- Discuss specific child participation projects on which the training will be based.
- Agree the duration of training.
- Agree the number of participants and if all participants will attend every session in the training.
- Develop draft training and learning objectives.
- Develop an outline draft training programme.
- Agree the number of trainers required.
4. The Hub Develops Final Training and Learning Objectives and Training Tasks
5. The Hub and Client Organisation Sign-off (by Phone or Email) on:
- Training and learning objectives.
- Training programme and training tasks.
- Training costs.
- Deadlines for the development of the training programme, manual and materials.
- Date/s and venue for training.
6. The Hub Arranges Training Logistics
- Retain trainers.
- Book the training venue.
- Book catering.
- Tender for print of the training manual.
7. The Hub Develops the Training Programme, Materials and Manual
- Work with the assigned trainers to develop training methods and tasks to deliver the training and learning objectives.
- Finalise the content and flow of the programme and assign responsibilities to trainers.
- Review the national and international child rights obligations of the client organisation with reference to the voice of the child and develop a presentation tailored to their obligations, responsibilities and needs.
- Develop a best practice presentation tailored to the obligations, responsibilities and needs of the client organisation.
- Develop presentations on practice methods tailored to the responsibilities and needs of the client organisation.
- Commission the design and print of training materials.
- Develop the training manual.
- Develop a task and responsibilities list for Hub staff and contracted trainers outlining the layout and set up of the training venue, layout of training materials and running order for training day/s.