Long Courses

long-cources-cOur Long Courses are client-tailored interventions designed to entrench media best practice and build institutional capacity. Trainees go through a selection process in order to qualify. They are shadowed by internationally-trained experts, are given assignments, and have their work measured to exacting standards.

 

 

 

Residencies (1 – 2 weeks)
Intensive practical and theoretical training in African regional issues by expert facilitators, for journalists from the region, either hosted in South Africa or in another African country. Trainee competency certified by the IAJ and our partner organisations. Trainees bursaried by donor funders.

Fellowships (1 month)
Working fellowships with a newsroom internship component, in recognition of excellent prior work, for journalists from the region, hosted in South Africa. Trainee competency certified by the IAJ and our partner organisations. Trainees bursaried by donor funders.

Mentorships (3 – 6 months)
In-house shadowing by an expert media practitioner, aimed at improving and strengthening the media production process, particularly at news-desk / top-table / middle management level. Trainee competency certified by the IAJ. Paid for by individual news media / donor funders.

Learnerships (6 months – 1 year)
MICT-SETA-certified courses, either cherry-picked unit standards, or a full qualification in written, broadcast or multimedia editorial content. Trainee competency certified by external assessors, moderators and the MICT-SETA. Paid for by individual news media / donor funders.