Course Announcement: Writing for Water

To be successful, water professionals need to communicate effectively with a wide audience: political leaders, policymakers, companies, water users, the public as well as peers. This course aims to develop writing skills around the topic of rural water supply and poverty reduction, in order to improve the quality of future water research, policy and implementation, and encourage more investment in the sector. The course is open for a maximum of 40 participants.

This course will run from June 13 to September 1, 2016.

Objectives

To strengthen the motivation and skills of water professionals to write about and document their experiences, resulting in higher quality and quantity of papers, reports, articles, blog posts, briefing notes and other forms of communication.

The specific objective of this course is to develop writing skills around the topic of rural water supply and poverty reduction so that experiences and evidence resulting from successes and failures can help improve the quality of future water research, policy and implementation, and encourage more investment in the sector.

Learning Objectives

By the end of the course, participants will:

  • have skills, know-how and confidence to share their experiences, ideas and recommendations in a written form that is action-oriented
  • understand who they are writing for, what their message is and what action they want their audiences to take as a result
  • have gained a better understanding of various document structures,
  • understand how to put forward a case or argument, using references to justify assertions with evidence
  • have received tips and advice to help them with the writing process
  • have a final version of a document by 1 September 2016

Registration

The registration is now closed.

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Comments

  • Do you issue certificates for the facilitated courses

  • At the end of the course, will you certify participants? Thank you.

  • Klas Moldéus

    Dear both,

    Yes all successful participants will receive an official certificate after finishing the training. To receive the certificate participants need too finish all course modules and exercises.

    Regards,
    Klas

  • Dear Klas,

    I fail to get the right page for applying for this interesting course.
    The “no posts found”-message is all I get.

    Is there a way to change the link or the page behind the link? Thanks.

    Hannelore

  • Klas Moldéus

    Dear Hannelore,

    Many thanks for your interest in applying to this course. Due to the high number of applicants, the application closed on the 28th of April. Please follow Cap-Net’s newsletter and on facebook to get information as soon as new courses are announced.

    Best regards,
    Klas

    • Dear Klas,
      Thanks for your useful reply.
      Happy to read the course is such a big success! I totally agree with the big number of applicants 🙂
      All the best with the course!
      Hannelore

  • Rafatou FOFANA

    Please can you check he sytem to allow taking quiz?

  • Rafatou FOFANA

    I am late for the quiz but since yesterday I can’t take them.
    What to do?
    Thanks