The quality of designing and implementing the teaching process is a key factor for the success of Non-Formal Education. With this understanding, the Department of Non-formal Education of the MoES and DVV International joined forces to initiate a project called Training of Master Trainers (ToMT). The project intended to train adult educators who will be able to combine methodical expertise with an understanding of the concept of Andragogy and Life Long Learning.
"The concept of adult education will transform how we teach and how people learn in Laos, shifting from a teacher centered to a learner centered approach."
Ms. Beykham Saleumsouk, Project Manager, Capacity Development and M&E Officer of DVV International
In order to train and up skill adult educators of Lao PDR, the training plan focused on practice rather than theory, taking into regard the Lao culture and the local learning habits. Therefore, some additional practical exercises such as coaching and mentoring on site and an elective Module on Gender mainstreaming have been integrated, on the basic guidelines of Curriculum golbeALE.
Module 0 - Introductory Module
Module 1 - Approaches to Adult Learning
Module 2 - Adult Learning
Module 3 - Group Dynamics and
Module 4 - Methods of Adult Education
Module 5 - Planning, Organising & Evaluating
Elective Module - Gender mainstreaming in NFE
Participants, 35 in total, come mainly from the Department of Non Formal Education's structures, but there were also members of local and civil societies organisations, such as
The Training of Master Trainer is a two years project developed in cooperation between DVV International and Department of Non-Formal Education with the support of