The preparation for the Introduction to Electoral Administration workshop started on August 26th to make necessary logistical arrangements. The facilitation team started preparation of the content of the workshop on August 30th through September 6th.
The facilitation team consisted of following facilitators:
Expert level facilitator closely mentored and guided semi-accredited facilitators to prepare their sessions, to understand the role during the co-facilitation and to create the strong team-building within the facilitation team. The team quickly created a very positive atmosphere and worked very successfully to prepare all the sessions content.
Twenty-two participants attended the first workshop (fourteen female and eight male)wenty-six participants – the second workshop (nine female and seventeen male).
The workshop was conducted in a very positive atmosphere. One of the participants noted “I have attended many workshops, but this was more successful because of the environment created by the facilitators and the participants”.
The facilitators have delivered the sessions making sure that group-works were conducted thoroughly and all the sessions wrapped up in comparison to Jordanian context and analyzed in parallel of the International Standards. Some participants evaluated topics as well as the methodology used:
Facilitation team have successfully modified some of the after-lunch activities to guarantee effectiveness and active participation.
At the end of the training, participants received certificates of completion 25 hours of the workshop.
Two semi-accredited facilitators, Tareq Batanieh and Qais Irshaidat, after completing customization, preparation and conduct of the two workshops, were granted accreditation as BRIDGE Workshop Level facilitators.