Online Participatory Video Course

International Development, Advocacy

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Our live online course can help you get started with participatory video. Our skilled trainers will guide you through the theory and practice of working with groups to help them tell their stories in their own words whilst increasing their capacity, confidence and motivation to seize control of the factors influencing and controlling their lives.


The next online course will include 90 minute sessions on the following dates:  8th, 10th, 15th, 17th and 22nd June 2021 from 3:30 to 5pm UK time (GMT).


Who is it for?

Whether you are here as an individual or organisation this course is for project managers, staff members responsible for project delivery, community workers, development practitioners, volunteers, activists, researchers, students or change-makers. Our online training is tailored to support organisations and individuals who:

  • Seek ways of strengthening the capacity of groups to mobilise themselves or influence decision making processes to achieve positive changes in their lives and environments
  • Wish to use Participatory Video in their projects or research in all fields
  • Want to learn the basics or refresh their knowledge of the participatory video proces
  • Are unable to attend the Participatory Video Facilitation course

Fee information

Course Price £500

£500 includes five live online sessions: 4 x 90 minute sessions on Participatory Video with self-study assignments in between sessions. One session of group coaching (at least 30 mins on each person’s project). Personalised resources will also be provided for the training. One-on-one coaching sessions are available for £200 per 90 minute session.

Special Offers

Book with a friend or colleague and receive a 15% discount off both bookings.

Cost for online course + 2 coaching sessions : £700 Book your online course as part of a package with 2 additional personalised one-on-one 90 minute coaching sessions to suit your needs; eg. help you as you start your project or give you live support as you implement the work in the field!

What you will learn

  • How and when to use Participatory Video
  • The role of the facilitator in the PV process
  • Different case studies will help you uncover key areas of failure and success
  • The most common ethical challenges to consider when carrying out participatory video projects
  • Guidance on key project management topics, such as equipment purchasing, participant selection, consent, intellectual property and video dissemination
  • In the 5th session you will receive at 30 minutes of group coaching for your project or ideas, or specific circumstances from our experienced trainer
  • Please note that this course does not incorporate practical experience in facilitation and video skills (these are harder to teach online). Please join our regular Participatory Video Facilitation course for these skills.