Project Working Groups

Advocacy Working Group

Advocacy Working Group is responsible for advocacy activities such as public relations and marketing.

Main duties of the Advocacy Working Group are listed below:

  • Building relationships with government entities and potential partners and related institutions at local and national levels to promote participation in the Project, in the light of experiences in other GL projects.
  • Launching media and promotion campaigns using all relevant media such as newspapers, TV, radio to build a better understanding of and participation to the Project.
  • Creating and increasing awareness about the Project at the local and national levels.
  • Changing public opinion and ideas of policymakers and decision makers.
  • Informing policy and decision makers about the Project to achieve favorable policy, regulatory, budget, or other decisions to contribute to the sustainability of the Project.

Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Working Group

ICT Working Group is responsible for the planning of the specification, installation and maintenance of the ICT components of the Project.

Some of the duties of the ICT Working Group are listed below:

  • Analyzing existing systems for efficiency and recommending upgrades and replacements.
  • Monitoring the management and sustainability of the Project’s ICT components.
  • Testing the efficiency of the ICT components at Project libraries.
  • Planning the acquisition of appropriate ICT components, in the light of experiences in other GL projects.
  • Planning technical support, maintenance training for library staff, and other services that are critical to the effective use of ICT components, in the light of experiences in other GL projects Global Libraries Projects.

Training Working Group      

Training group is responsible for assessing the ICT skills and training needs of the library personnel and members of community, and for planning, developing, and implementing sustainable online and onsite training curricula after the assessments.

Some of the duties of the Training Working Group are listed below:

  • Developing testing and evaluation procedures, in the light of experiences in other GL projects.
  • Determining the ICT training needs of the library personnel and members of community.
  • Analyzing ICT training needs to develop new training curricula and implementing the necessary programs.
  • Planning and developing sustainable online and onsite training materials such as manuals, guides, multimedia materials and other educational tools.
  • Finding trainers for ICT trainings.

 

Impact Assessment Working Group

Impact assessment group is responsible for evaluating the achievement of the goals and objectives of the Project, and for thoroughly documenting the outcomes of the Project.

Some of the duties of the Impact Assessment Working Group are listed below:

  • Installing an assessment system that can measure impact, and specifying indicators of success in the light of experiences in other GL projects.
  • Collecting, analyzing, evaluating and reporting data and measuring the impact of the Project on target population, in close collaboration with measurement and evaluation specialists who will be hired to provide consultancy.
  • Displaying of the impacts of the Project to obtain support from partners and related institutions for sustainability.
  • Development of a monitoring, measurement, and evaluation strategy for the Project.