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Better Practice in Participatory Video Webinar Series

Our friends at InsightShare are getting ready to host a series of webinars on participatory video practices. Email them for more details and stay tuned!


Four leading institutions in participatory video (PV) and web-based communication have come together to organise a global series of blended face-to-face and online workshops where researchers, activists and development workers will:

  • Share better practices in PV for positive and lasting change
  • Learn about PV as a tool for change and as a research methodology
  • Explore avenues for improving collective practice in PV (including open access learning resources)
  • Enrich networks and build greater quality, ethical practice and effective training in PV


To develop capacity in PV, build networks for change and develop a comprehensive training curriculum for researchers, facilitators, community activists and community-led video.

Where and when?

The webinars will be organised online, with participants from all over the world, between May 2014 and January 2015.

Areas of application?

Research, natural resource management, climate change, community development, education, health and social services, mobile technologies, gender and social justice.

Who can participate?

  • Existing PV practitioners
  • People interested in using PV as a tool for positive change
  • Researchers using PV as a research methodology or studying PV
  • Researchers interested in learning about PV as a research methodology

What will you gain?

  • A journey into PV in practice and an opportunity to collectively develop better practice in the field
  • Connection with a global network of PV practitioners, researchers and grassroots workers to build strategic relationships
  • A certificate for those who attend all the six online events

More information?

If you are interested in the webinars, please share your details for further notifications on registration and participation.

For more information on the webinars and associated events, please look at the Better PV Practice blog or write to us at with your queries.

Participatory Video is a set of techniques to involve a group or community in shaping and creating their own film, making video easy and accessible and bringing people together to explore issues, voice concerns or simply to be creative and tell stories. This process enables a group or community to take collective action to effectively address issues that are important to them and to communicate their ideas to decision-makers and/or other groups and communities.

Funded by Higher Education Innovation Funding through The Open University, UK

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