TRAIN THE TRAINERS CURRICULUM
Section 1. Introduction to photography and its uses in training
Section 2. Colours in photography
Section 3. Images in photography
Section 4. The use of photography in training
Educational resources related to this Module (original production by partners)
The open educational resources, selected and developed for/during the local pilots, are:
1. Example of Photography workshop: A story through a picture (BDA)
Where to learn more (files/images archive and links available on the www)
Here are some links, relevant to the topics:
An interesting proposal of the Valand Academy, University of Goteborg in Sweden, in the Faculty of Fine, Applied and Performing Arts, to foster human rights through a photographic competition.
In the different sections and news of this website you can find useful information about the human rights initiatives all over the world, and the alliance between photographer and anthropologist in fighting for rights.
Example of an international project for the inclusion of marginalised groups.
The role of Media in the fight against discrimination in society: a manual for media reporting of marginalised communities.
The contamination among different expressive forms: from the photo-activism to the slam poetry.
Assessment Instruction Sheet
The exercises are divided based on the two main topics of the module;
Taking a photograph based on certain criteria (i.e. piece) where the trainees have to show their new gained skills in positioning, dealing with light and shadow;
Assessment of already made photography. In this situation the trainees should be able to analyse a professional photography based on their new gained skills;
Discussions aiming at revealing the approach of the participants towards colours, positioning, brightness and emotion that they bring;
Making photography on a certain theme and then analysing the work of the rest of the participants;
Finding the most iconic photos made on a certain topic and explaining the tools by which the author managed to deliver the needed effect;
Creating a portfolio and re-telling a story based only on visual images. The task aims at presenting all the new gained skills and ideas of the trainees and their ability to use them.
Presenting the portfolio and explaining the techniques used, the colours, the objects, their positioning and the message which they are aiming to deliver;