World Health Organization (WHO) staff need ongoing learning to equip themselves to deal with modern emergencies. This short course provides an introduction to the WHO Health Emergencies Programme’s learning strategy, the competency-based approach that underlies it and how it can be used to design and deliver training. The learning package consists of two modules, with explainer videos and a quiz at the end.
Overview: The WHO Health Emergencies Programme’s (WHE) learning strategy provides an overarching learning and training framework for all learning and training activities staff working in health emergencies. The strategy adopts a competency-based approach that uses a set of competencies that are considered essential for individuals and teams working in health emergencies. This short course provides an introduction to the WHE learning strategy, the competency-based approach that underlies it and how it can be used to design learning and training. There are two short explainer videos and a quiz to test your knowledge.
Learning objectives: By the end of this course, participants should be able to:
Course duration: Approximately 1.5 hours.
Certificates: Participants can gain a record of achievement by earning more than 80% of the maximum number of points from all graded assignments. Participants who receive a Record of Achievement can also download an Open Badge for this course. Click here to learn how.
Target audience: This course is intended for all members of the WHO’s Health Emergencies Programme, as well as anyone, both inside and outside of WHO, who is interested in organisational learning and learning strategies for health emergencies.