85 senior communication officers (SCO) and assistant directors training
28 Aug 2012 13:59
1. About government communication and information system
1.1 Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) is a national government communication agency established in 1998. It provides strategic leadership and coordinates the government-wide communication system to ensure that the public is informed about government's policies, programmes and plans.
1.2 In doing this, it promotes coherence, coordination and integration across the three spheres of the government communication system with respect to integrated campaigns, message, emphasis on interactive communication and the identification of communication programmes.
1.3 The Chief Directorate: Training and Development aims to professionalise
Government communications through identifying, coordinating and implementing effective training programmes.
18 - 21 September 2012, Free State Province
2.1 GCIS is inviting reputable service providers who have unquestionable track records in training and development to facilitate a training session aimed at enhancing the skills of 85 Senior Communication Officers and Assistant Directors based throughout South Africa.
2.2 The training is meant to produce a government communicator:
1. improve writing of articles and press statements; AND
2. able to better use Social Media to advance greater and more instant contact with citizens.
2.3 Training is expected to commence on Tuesday 18 September 2012 and end on Thursday the 20 September 2012.
2.4 The duration of the workshop will be divided as follows:
1. 18 September 2012 from 08:30 - 16:00
1. 19 September 2012 from 08:30 - 16:00
2. 20 September 2012 from 08:30 - 14:00
2.5 The content of the training must focus on:
1. Social Media: Using social media to extend government's reach! Practical presentation required!
2. Writing for Media: practical exercise based training on writing and structuring of press statements and news articles. This must include two practical exercises!
2.6 The quotation should include the facilitation and material costs (if any) and should not exceed a budget of R150 000.
2.7 Projected costs must include accommodation and meals for the facilitator/s for the duration of the workshop. Travelling to and from the venue will be at the expense of the service provider.
2.8 In addition to the meals, the GCIS will provide the following:
1.o Venue and breakaway rooms.
2.o White board and flip chart.
3.o Data projector.
4.o Roving microphones.
The successful bidder will be required to:
3.1 Submit the proposal for the workshop, outlining in the proposal the content and methodology to be followed during the workshop.
3.2. Provide attendees with power point presentations.
3.3 Enhance the skills of attendees through two practical writing exercises and provision of feedback on the completed exercises.
3.4 Issue attendees with feedback forms on levels of satisfaction and request for future training courses.
3.5. Provide a close off report outlining possible future training needs.
3.6. Issue attendees with accredited or industry recognized certificates
4. Track record
4.1 Provide proof of similar work done in the past three years.
4.2 Contactable referees
4.3 CV's of the facilitators who will form part of the project team.
For information and supporting documentation on procedures please contact:
012 314 2352/082 828 7629
012 314 2861
012 314 2982
|Contact name : Vincent Matasane|
|Telephone number : 012 314 2352/082 828 7629|
|Email address : firstname.lastname@example.org|
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