Uganda Olympic Committee (UOC), hosted the Africa Zone V Regional Anti-Doping Educators Training of Trainers (ToT) program a three days’ workshop at Sheraton Hotel Kampala.
Ethiopia, Gambia, Kenya, Rwanda, Eritrea, South Sudan, Somalia, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Egypt, Sudan, and Uganda, the host nation, were among the nations represented by their medical officials during the workshop.
The TOT program, was geared toward ensuring a clean state of the sport in the region and in Africa. Four UK officials, Anthony Sheppard, Amanda Brook, Emilie Moffatt, and Wendy Henderson from the UK Anti-Doping project, presided over this RADO project.
DETAILED ACCOUNT OF THE WORKSHOP.
During the first day on September 7th 2022, sessions on the educator’s role, effective trainer and mentor skills, word effective learning outcomes, values-based education (Society and Culture), clean sport curriculum and technical reference document, UKAD model good practice examples of clean sport topics and delivery as well as practice facilitation skills and presentations.
On the second day of the workshop, September 8th 2022, participants engaged in educator trainer extra preparation time for delivery, clean sport education (impact and progress), stakeholder engagement and support structures by Kennedy Mwai, education trainer delivery followed by reflection.
The final day, September 9th 2022, saw anti-doping education strategies with WADA guidance, UKAD and NGB shared experience, mapping out sporting systems, conducting a needs assessment, education strategy document template, education strategy delivery (identifying target groups and topics), monitoring and evaluation, and an anti-doping education holistic overview.