On City Giving Day, Tuesday 27th September, staff at RedR's newest Patron firm JLT came together in support of RedR, raising almost £1,000.
Harriet Pillman is an architect by profession. Thanks to contacts she made at RedR's Hands-On Shelter Weekend, she was able to go to Myanmar with the NGO ReciproBoo, where she helped to train humanitarian staff and community representatives in emergency shelter construction.
RedR UK is delighted to welcome JLT - one of the world's leading speciality-focused providers of insurance, reinsurance and employee benefits-related advice, brokerage and associated services - as a new corporate Patron.
KnowledgePoint is a free, online technical support service for aid workers in the field. Novi Sonko has just taken on the role of Project Coordinator: a brand-new position that's rich in possibility!
Besides being a formal learning opportunity, training can provide an opportunity for informal learning that follows from informal interactions and networking. However, to what extent do participants actually stay in touch? What factors contribute to this? Should training providers build this into their courses in a deliberate manner? If so, how? And what kind of results does this lead to?