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A movement for justice

TESTIMONIALS

 
 

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PARTICIPANT VOICES

The voices of our participants are so important to us. After each and every event, we make changes to both the facilitation and content based on their feedback and suggestions. After all, our participants are the reason we are here in the first place.

We have received so many stories from past participants to let us know the enormous impact The Justice Based Approach has made in their lives and work -- and in many ways, it's these stories that inspire us to continue sharing.

Here is what our participants say about the course and being part of a global movement for justice. Also, check out our Facebook page for more past participant voices. 

 

"Great Training! With great trainers, one can get to know [one's] own passion, strength, and weakness through different activities of the training. This training is helpful for both organizations and individuals to make a change in one's life. [You] will get the chance to interact with different people . You will feel fruitful, as one can learn through interactive, sharing, group work and energizer games."

Participant from Empowering Women of Nepal

"This training will make you question and challenge your own assumptions and mindsets. It will encourage you to think differently about existing systems and how you can design more participatory and inclusive programmes. I would strongly recommend this training, not just to those starting out their careers in development/social work, but perhaps even more so for those who have been in the line for so long that they stop asking questions and challenging themselves."

Participant from

WWF Malaysia

"In every society, I still believe that there are many injustices, and our work and responsibility as civil society are to ensure that we bring justice to vulnerable and excluded group of people, so understanding the Justice Based Approach is so important to my work. It can show us the way to work for a better society."

Participant from ActionAid Cambodia

 

PARTICIPANT FROM

WWF MALAYSIA

"It will open your mind to ideas you never realized you could have."

PARTICIPANT FROM

BRAC BANGLADESH

"It's different than any other training -- a new way of thinking and a new way of engaged learning."

PARTICIPANT FROM

GIZ CAMBODIA

"The training was the best motivation - and energy-boost - I had in my professional career."

PARTICIPANT FROM

WATERAID NEPAL

"The training session is really mind-opening: after having this training, it will definitely change everyone's way of thinking for development."

PARTICIPANT FROM

UNFPA BANGLADESH

"Justice based approach training is completely different than [any other] contemporary training, and it is a must-do training."

PARTICIPANT FROM

WORLD VISION CAMBODIA

"It is the best training I have ever had! It helped me think differently, opened my perspective, and [taught] a new way of doing development work!"

PARTICIPANT FROM

HUMANITARIAN LEADERSHIP ACADEMY PHILIPPINES

"A must-attend if one wants to be more effective, efficient, just, humane and simply better and smarter."

PARTICIPANT FROM

UN OCHA MYANMAR

"It's a different frame of thinking about perennial issues that puts people at the centre of any action."

PARTICIPANT FROM

OXFAM INDIA

"It is awesome and vision changing for professionals who want to think and work differently."

 
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"If you've ever questioned current development models or your place within them, or better yet if you HAVEN'T questioned any of that, this will be a superb way to crack open your underlying assumptions and get you thinking of how you really want to approach your work in a comprehensive way."

Independent Participant, Vietnam

 

PARTICIPANT FEEDBACK

The Justice Based Approach course was launched in May 2017 -- first as a pilot to test the model and then scaled-up based on the positive feedback and results. In 26 months, we have trained more than a thousand people from 427 organisations at 36 separate events in 12 countries across Asia, the Pacific and Europe, as summarized in our 20172018 and 2019 training overviews. 


We believe in the power of learning and accountability and evidence-based decision-making, so we gather evaluation data voluntarily at 3 key points to know what's working and what's not (based on a modified Kirkpatrick training evaluation model): during the course, via online survey immediately following the course, and via online evaluation 3 months after the course.


A third of all participants have weighed in, and the results are surprising.

  • 98% of participants would recommend the course to others working for social change

  • 89% of participants now feel able to put their beliefs and passions into action in everyday life

  • 98%  of participants are satisfied or greatly satisfied with the course content and facilitation

  • 76% of participants have used aspects of the Justice Based approach in their work since finishing the course

  • 95% of participants agree or strongly agree that the course helped them see things in a new way

In addition, participants have rated us an average of 6 out of 7 for Good Value for Money and  6.1 out of 7 for Relevance to Their Work. We now have 364 participants as part of our growing online community, forming a learning group for ongoing professional and personal development.

 
 

...of participants would recommend the course to others working for social change

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A MOVEMENT FOR JUSTICE

Our 1000 plus participants have come from a wide variety of organisations -- from international NGOs (57%) and national NGOs (25%) to UN agencies, government officials, foundations, donors, and independent activists and consultants. 


They work to alleviate poverty, respond to humanitarian crises, advocate for human rights, protect the environment, develop health and education, empower young people, women, indigenous communities, differently-abled people and other marginalized groups -- basically from every sphere of humanitarian, development, social change and environmental justice work.

Here are just a few of them...

 
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"I have seen change in my program, [and] I can get a better and [more] qualified proposal compared to the last cycle of calls for proposal."

Oxfam Laos

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