The assignment aims to promote the digital learning platform 'atingi' among tourism professionals and learners. GIZ, in collaboration with the Africa Cloud project, developed atingi to provide learning opportunities in various sectors. The assignment involves promoting selected learning pathways from atingi's eAcademy Tourism and Hospitality through blended learning formats, social media, and business organizations, while ensuring regular follow-up and monitoring of course progress.
The purpose of this assignment is to get the services of professional consultant team to promote atingi among tourism professionals, stakeholders and learners. It also entails coordinating promotional and supporting activities. In order to provide enhanced learning opportunities for knowledge enhancement and skills development, GIZ developed and implemented ‘atingi’ which is a digital learning platform developed within the framework of the Global Project “Africa Cloud”, implemented by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH on behalf of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development. The Africa Cloud global project aims to reach young people through innovative e-learning offers. atingi covers a broad range of subject matters from various sectors.
In this assignment, selected learning pathways from the atingi eAcademy Tourism and Hospitality and promoted them for the general tourism workforce in Sri Lanka and the Maldives. Additional promotion via social media and business membership organizations was also considered. In addition to the self-paced learning form of learning, blended learning formats based on webinars were an additional means to advertise the self-paced courses, i.e. local contextualization was used to build up a learning audience. The precise and detailed concept was developed as part of this consultancy and included expanding on the course work, psycho-social exercises and needs based topics (live and recorded). Designed and implemented a raffle, in-kind rewards provided by GIZ. Conducted regular follow up with the institutions visited and monitor the course learning and updated the monthly progress to GIZ to ensure the achievement of the expected target.