The final module of our public engagement course looks at maintaining the integrity of your engagement by sticking to the principles.
Delivered through the medium of English
This course will look at how to ensure your public engagement
practice is effectively designed to make a difference
The final module of our public engagement course provides a
theoretical framework for engagement which contextualises the
learning from the previous three modules. It looks at different
models of engagement and draws out some key principles of good
practice in public engagement along with some common mistakes.
You'll also learn how to use the Participation Cymru Evaluation
Toolkit to evaluate and improve your own engagement practice.
About the trainer
Alain Thomas, the principal consultant was born in Merthyr
Tydfil, Wales in 1954. He has 12 years' experience as a community
development practitioner and has been a community development
consultant since 1989. He attended Afon Taf High School in Merthyr
Tydfil and has an honours degree (University of Wales Aberystwyth)
and post graduate qualifications in Social Administration
(University of Manchester), and Community Social Work (University
of Wales Swansea).
Alain Thomas Consultancy was established in 1989 to provide
cost-effective and flexible support to organisations of all kinds
involved in community development. Alain Thomas Consultancy can
call on the services of several associates with complementary
skills and experience.
By the end of the course you will
- The different models and good practice in engagement
- When consultation may or may not be appropriate
- How to improve your engagement process
Who this course is for
Frontline staff and managers seeking an understanding of how to
ensure their public engagement process is effectively