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CapacityBuilding

CAPACITY BUILDING SHORT TRAINING COURSES ON ASPECTS OF LOCALISATION; TRAIN THE TRAINER

COURS DE RENFORCEMENT DE CAPACITY SUR LES ASPECTS DE LA LOCALISATION; FORMATION DES FORMATEURS

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Project description

Capacity building short and medium term training courses for localisers, i.e. those who translate and adapt digital content to other languages and cultures. The nature of the courses will include distance learning and on-site courses with certification where appropriate, as well as “train the trainer” elements.

Renforcement des capacities dans le cadre de cours de formation à count et moyen terme, destinés aux localisateurs, c.à. à ceux qui traduissent et adaptent les contenus numeriques dans d’autres langues et cultures. Les cours comprendront une composante d’apprentissage à distqance sur site, avec certification, le cas échéant, ainsi que des éléments « formation des formateurs ».

Imortance of project / Importance du projet

  • Capacity to do localisation is not available / Indisponibilité des capacities
  • Localisation resources need to be developed / Besoin de dèvelopper les resources de localisation

Which languages? / Quelles langues?

  • Generic with local content / Génériques avec contenu local

Which region? / Quelle region?

Addis Ababa, Cairo, Pretoria, Senegal, Congo, Morocco

Who will benefit & how? / Qui en bénéficiera & comment?

Localisers, ultimately society (speakers) / Localisateurs, puis les sociètés (personnes parlant les langues)

Is it achievable? / Réalisable?

  • Risks / Risques
    • Communicating the benefits of capacity building courses / Communiquer les avantages
    • Finding competent trainers / Trouver des formateurs compétents
    • Finding partners to do the local content / Partenaires s’occupant du contenu local
  • Assumptions / Hypothèses
    • Demand for training exists / Demande en formation
    • Certification of courses / Certification
    • Involvement of TILP (The Institute of Localisation Professionals) / TILP
    • Access to technology / Accès aux technologies

Timeframe / Période concernée

  • Year 1:
    • Pilot short courses of one week’s contact (Introduction to localisation, and to determine needs for mainstream courses)
  • Year 2:
    • Design and development of mainstream course; to consist of mixed mode (distance learning and contact sessions)
  • Year 3:
    • Implementation of “train the trainers” courses

Who is needed to implement the project (people, organisations or generic descriptions) / Besions de mise en oeuvre

  • LRC (Localisation Research Centre)
  • TILP (The Institute of Localisation Professionals)
  • University of Addis Ababa
  • University of South Africa (distance learning institution)
  • Arabize
  • Other universities (?) – possible decentralisation of certification

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