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Tuesday, December 04, 2007

The Open Training Platform (UNESCO)

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has created the Open Training Platform (OTP)
to facilitate access to training materials and resources developed by development stakeholders at a global level with an objective of having training and capacity-building resources openly available to local communities, development stakeholders at grassroots level ... (Source: FAQ.)
The topics encompassed in the platform include
  • Adult literacy

  • Agriculture

  • Community development

  • Computer science and information management

  • Culture

  • Development aid

  • Educational management and pedagogy

  • Employment

  • Engineering

  • Entrepreneurship, economy and sustainable development

  • Environment

  • Gender issues

  • Government policy

  • Health and sanitation


  • Languages

  • Legal issues

  • Life skills

  • Management

  • Media and communication

  • Social problems
The OTP is well-organized for browsing, so if you're interested in development-oriented training, you can use this UNESCO site to quickly get a sense of what type of material is currently available.