Affiliation: ITOCA - Information Training and Outreach Centre for Africa, ITOCA - Information Training and Outreach Centre for Africa
Keywords: monitoring, Capacity building, Project evaluation, Distance education, Knowledge management
Countries: South Africa
Bio: - Blessing Chataira is the Deputy Director-Training and Outreach at ITOCA. She holds a Science Honors degree – Information Science, from the National University of Science and Technology where she specialized in ICTs in the Information and Library Sciences program. Blessing completed a programme in Knowledge management with University of South Africa. She is a qualified assessor and moderator of professional courses, registered with the education bodies in South Africa. Blessing has trained in training of evidence based health, and critical skills appraisal of evidence for health workers. Blessing is finalizing a Masters in Development Communication at the University of Pretoria. She brings in over 7 years’ experience and gained skills. She has helped over the years in the development of training material for the Research4Life and other capacity building programmes. Some focus areas and skills that she has include; project implementation and management, monitoring and evaluation, knowledge management, application and use of ICTs for information management as well as facilitation of workshops or meetings.