Previous Events & Training

Previous Events & Training

Find summaries, resources, pictures, videos and much more from previous Alliance events and training courses.

MEL for Scottish Government small grantees

This online workshop covered different aspects of monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL) relevant for grant management, and will discuss how to conduct MEL during the current COVID-19 outbreak. It is primarily designed for recipients of Scottish Government international development small grants.

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Project Design: The Essentials

This interactive online workshop aimed to build confidence designing an international development project and provide a supportive online learning environment to learn from and network with Alliance members.

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Ethical and empowering use of imagery

This session explores how imagery reflects organisational values, the people we work with and the approaches we should take to ensure photos are responsible and embody our values.

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Principles for Digital Development round table

This short lunch time round table introduced the Principles for Digital Development, what they are, and how to use the nine principles to make your digital international development work align with good practice.

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Alliance Conference 2020: Global Development beyond COVID-19

On 24 September, the Alliance held its first fully online conference. We gathered with over 200 delegates from around the world to discuss the impacts and responses to the COVID-19 crisis across the development sector.

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Unconscious Bias

This 8th September workshop was aimed at people looking to reflect and act on unconscious bias. It was not intended as a silver bullet to solve equality issues, but rather to provide a foundation to begin thinking about the work of addressing bias and inequality within participant's organisations and interactions.

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Change Management

This interactive workshop with Challenges Catalyst on 26 August 2020 aimed to help participants think strategically about the justification, impact, forces, tools and methods of organisational change. In these uncertain and challenging times, managing change for resilience and recovery is more important than ever.

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Adaptive Management

This interactive online workshop on 19 August 2020, led by Acacia Development Associates, explored what adaptive management means and how to manage your projects and programmes adaptively in light of COVID-19.

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Modern Slavery Round table

This short lunch-time round table held on the 30 July 2020 with the Slave-Free Alliance discussed modern slavery and how it relates to our international development work.

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Members' Meeting with Scottish Government Officials

As part of the ongoing series of meetings with the Scottish Government International Development Team, this virtual round-table gave attendees the chance to hear directly from Officials about our areas of common interest, and to raise issues directly with them.

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Building confidence in financial management

This online training delivered by Chris Oliver from Humentum aimed to build the confidence and skills of NGO staff to help you meet a donor's financial terms & conditions when implementing projects.

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Webinar with Mannion Daniels: UK Aid Direct

This short one-hour webinar was designed for organisations looking to apply for the UK Aid Direct Impact or Community Partnership grants. The fund manager Mannion Daniels presented details of the application process and gave examples of how applicants are being asked to demonstrate how they are working towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and how they might be considering the long-term impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak.

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