The international training held by IAP2 Indonesia on Monday to Friday, July 30 to August 03, 2018 which was held at SGPP Indonesia Sentul – Bogor, with the theme “The Foundations in Public Participation”. This international training is supported by SGPP Indonesia as the venue provider and PT Mirekel as an event organizer. There were international IAP2 licensed trainers from Australia, Barbara Chappell and Tanya Burdett.
Barbara Chappell who is commonly called Barbara is an experienced community engagement practitioner living & working in South Australia with an IAP2 license to train participants in public participation and emotion/outrage management; and she holds a Masters of Conflict Management. She is the author of the SA Local Government Association Community Engagement Handbook.
Then the others trainer is Tanya Burdett. Throughout her 23+ year career Tanya has been involved in over 160 projects, from: large scale infrastructure programs/projects such as the £30+B UK High Speed Rail, state-government level programs such as the Level Crossing Removals Project, West Gate Tunnel project, Regional Rail Link project, and Regional Network Development Plan engagement program for Public Transport Victoria, to strategic plan/development approvals throughout metropolitan and regional Australia.
The objectives of the training are to increase the capacity of IAP2 members of Indonesia and the wider Indonesian community in relation to the practice of public participation; and to encourage the acceleration of knowledge transformation on the basics of public participation in Indonesia. The training were also a pilot to test the training manual that was translated to Bahasa. The translator Mr. Anton Febian Taufik and reviewer is Mrs. Ratih Damayanti. Highly appreciation to both of them who have spent time to do this valuable works.
There was an afternoon time where students from UNY (Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta) visiting our training, to get to know about public participation.
Planning for Effective Public Participation (Three Days)
A major reason that initiatives fail to reach their goals is inadequate preparation. Our planning module provides you with a proven structure that will greatly increase your odds of a successful project. This hands-on course gives you the opportunity to delve into your own challenges as you learn and review the essential elements of effective public participation planning.There are: Evaluating the scope of a decision and identifying the processes needed. Identifying the decision steps including timing and needed resources. Establishing roles and responsibilities of the primary parties. Developing a comprehensive, decision impact analysis to identify the stakeholder community, their concerns, and hopes. Selecting the appropriate level of public participation. Setting clear and achievable objectives.Developing a detailed public participation plan. Planning for communications initiatives that support the process. Identifying appropriate evaluation tools to measure the effectiveness of the initiative. This course is a prerequisite for the subsequent module, Techniques for Effective Public Participation.
Techniques for Effective Public Participation (Two Days)
Once you have completed the planning course, you are ready to add 50+ practical tools and methodologies to your public participation toolkit. Working experientially with seasoned IAP2 trainers and your peers, you’ll now learn powerful techniques you can put to immediate use in your next project.
This module breaks down specific methods including World Café, Interviews, Revolving Conversations, Deliberation, and Advisory Groups. You’ll leave armed with a wealth of reference material, IAP2 tip sheets, and the ability to select appropriate procedures for each new project. You’ll also learn how toestablish and maintain effective communication during the process.
Foundations in Public Participation | Friday, 24 August 2018 5:10 p.m.