The SEEP Network
September 19 - 21, 2016
Considerations in Adapting Learning Materials for Youth Economic Opportunities Programming
Please note that this training has been cancelled
Training Provider: Making Cents International
Date: Sunday, November 4
Description: Considerations in Adapting Learning Materials for Youth Economic Opportunities Programming is a 1-day, experiential training course that explores considerations for adapting existing economic capacity building activities for young people. More specifically, participants will consider why adapt economic capacity building materials, different types of adaptations, and fitting new/adapted material into existing institution or project structures. The touchstone of the training will be a hands-on exercise that allows participants to apply lessons learned from the workshop to an existing curriculum. By the end of the workshop, participants will leave with a curriculum adaptation action plan that speaks to the economic capacity building needs of a particular target group.
Space is limited to 25 participants in each training.
Target Audience: Trainers, Curriculum Developers, and Practitioners of Youth Economic Capacity Programming.
Trainer: Veronica Torres, Director, Youth Economic Opportunities
Ms. Veronica Torres is an experienced youth enterprise and livelihoods specialist with over fifteen years of experience in designing, implementing, monitoring, and documenting integrated livelihood development programming for youth globally. As Director of Youth Economic Opportunities, Veronica works closely with members of her team and regular consultants to develop materials in areas of financial literacy, asset building, and workforce development for use with ministries of education, adolescent girls, technical vocational institutes, and community organizations. She is also the author of Making Cents' curriculum on youth-inclusive market research and contributing author to curriculum on product design and partnerships. Prior to joining Making Cents, she was with Save the Children as a technical advisor on youth livelihoods programming, focusing on capacity building youth-inclusive assessments, financial service development, and youth entrepreneurship and employment programs. Throughout her career, Veronica has influenced large microfinance and youth serving organizations to incorporate demand-driven approaches into their work and developed capacity of teams to design youth friendly products and programs.