General Training Resources

This web page contains links to external sites or documents which are not part of the TRP. This content has not necessarily been reviewed or approved by, and is not the responsibility of, the TRP collaborative team or any of its partners--WHO, USAID, UNFPA, Hopkins CCP, or the Knowledge for Health Project. However, the TRP Task Team feels that these resources may be useful to anyone developing family planning training materials and curricula. 

Instructional Design Learning Resource Package (Second Edition, Jhpiego, 2012): This learning resource package is intended to help develop basic instructional design skills for faculty and teachers.

Training Works! (Jhpiego, Population Leadership Program, TRG, IntraHealth International, FHI): This document focuses on the key points needed to design, manage, deliver and evaluate training,
Effective Teaching Skills: A Blended Learning Approach: Learning Resource Package (Jhpiego, 2012): This learning resource package is intended to help educators of healthcare providers become more effective teachers. The course combines completion of ModCAL for Training Skills, plus group-based practice and feedback.
Simulation Training for Educators of Health Care Workers (Jhpiego, 2011): This learning resource package addresses management and implementation of simulated environments for students in health-related training institutions. It can be used with or without the Jhpiego ModCAL Training Skills course.
Training of Trainers, Module 14 (Pathfinder International, 1997): This module prepares service providers to fulfill the role of health care trainers in public sector service delivery systems or non-governmental family planning organizations. It includes information on adult learning, facilitation skills, training methodologies, visual aids, conducting a training needs assessment and planning and evaluating training.
Advanced Training of Trainers (Pathfinder International, 2007 Trainer’s Guide and Participant’s Manual): This training manual is designed to prepare trainers who already have skills as reproductive health trainers to proceed to a higher level of training implementation. This module prepares them to conduct a training needs assessment, develop detailed plans for training, develop and pilot test a training curriculum, conduct training using more advanced training techniques, conduct training follow up and evaluate training.
Programming for Training: A Resource Package for Trainers, Program Managers, and Supervisors of Reproductive Health and Family Planning Programs (ACQUIRE Project, 2008): This resource package provides an overall approach to programming for training, as well as information, methods and tools for designing, developing, planning, implementing and evaluating training. It also provides tools and information for strengthening training systems.