For affected people
- A robust way to improve accountability to people intended to benefit from humanitarian activities
- New tools for building capacity across the humanitarian sector
- More efficient use of limited resources
- A robust method of demonstrating professionalism, commitment, knowledge, and skill
- Flexible choice of learning methods, including knowledge and skills developed “on the job”
- A foundation for more progressive professional development pathways, avoiding repetition of the same learning content again and again
For agencies and organizations
- A flexible set of tools for recruitment and staff development
- The ability to identify gaps and focus staff development resources where most needed
- A way to demonstrate organizational effectiveness and meet commitments, for example in the Core Humanitarian Standard (CHS)
For training and education providers
- Relevant, up-to-date, practice-based body of knowledge for curriculum development
- Increased value of existing training and education offerings by linking to robust external assessments
- Additional motivation to drive participation in training and education activities
The unique structure of the PHAP Credentialing Program offers numerous interesting possibilities for other entities – including humanitarian agencies and organizations, training and education providers, donor and host States, and others – to get involved and benefit from the structures, standards, tools, and know-how that have been developed.
For more information, or to discuss possibilities for collaboration with the PHAP Credentialing Program, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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