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Used terminology

In the country output tables

Creative Workshop / Life Skills Course: Weekly gatherings where children and young people work on the improvement of their psychosocial wellbeing.

Training: Capacity building event with a specific group of participants, mostly young people and adults (parents/caregivers, teachers) and partner organisations, focused on e.g. child rights, child-friendly teaching methods, planning, monitoring & evaluation, advocacy, etc.

Community Meetings: Meetings of community members (e.g. in child rights clubs, youth clubs) to assess needs, monitor and evaluate projects with children, young people, parents and other stakeholders in the community.

Awareness activities: Activities to educate, sensitize or advocate for the interest of children and young people (e.g. child rights) through for example panel discussions, drama/theatre performances, exhibitions, radio talk shows or school activities.

Events: Events organised by communities and other groups (child rights clubs, youth clubs) and War Child, fun days, play days, international days celebrations (e.g. Child Rights day, International Youth day), cultural revival events and ceremonies.

Educational Activities: Non-formal education activities, e.g. livelihood training, literacy and numeracy workshop cycles for young people and ICT education.

Individual Case Management: Mostly response to, referral and/or reporting of individual cases of e.g. neglect, domestic violence, defilement, denying children's education, early marriages, grave violence against children.

DEAL methodology:  a theme-based creative life skill training for various target groups:

IDEAL: In a series of workshops children and youth’s life skills are stimulated and their psychosocial well-being strengthened. It consists of a series of modules about emotions, conflict and peace, relations with peers and adults, and the future.

Parents DEAL: These groups run parallel to the I DEAL groups and target the caregivers of the I DEAL participants. The parents participate in separate groups where they discuss themes like child development, parent-child relations, friendship, and conflict resolution.

BIG DEAL: address topics that are of particular concern or interest to an older age group (adolescents and young adults), such as gender relations, rights and responsibilities and leadership skills.

She DEALS: focuses on topics particularly relevant to  girls and young mothers, such as parenting skills, child development, but also relations with peers and men

Life skills: Abilities for adaptive and positive behavior that enable individuals to deal effectively with the demands and challenges of everyday life (such as communication, interaction, dealing with emotions).

Livelihood skills: Essential skills for young people to create a means of economic support or subsistence (such as vocational training, literacy and numeracy classes or use of ICT).

General Terminology

Expatriates/expats: Country representatives and local managers.

Human Development Index: This United Nations index is a ranking of countries based on levels of development (a composite measure of income, education and life expectancy).

National staff: Program officers, relief workers and financial administrators.

PM&E: training of local staff of War Child and its partner organisations in the areas of planning, monitoring an evaluation of projects.

Planned vs. Actual: This figure shows the percentage of the planned number of children, young people and adults that were actually reached (actively involved).