The project aimed improve knowledge and teaching skills of Afghan Police trainers who are expected to cascade the training down throughout the country.
The SPMU, in co-operation with the OSCE Office in Tajikistan is organizing a training of 40 Afghan Law Enforcement officers on countering drug trafficking at the Academy of the Tajik Ministry of the Interior and at the Academy of the Drug Control Agency.
This Project is expected to compliment to the counter-narcotic training programmes that were successfully implemented by the Strategic Police Matters Unit (SPMU) in co-operation with the All-Russian Advanced Police Academy in Domodedovo (Moscow region) in 2007 and 2008 .
The concrete goal of the Project is to provide 4-week counter-narcotic Train-the-Trainer (TtT) course to agroup of 20 Afghan Police trainers with the purpose of delivering advanced knowledge and developing their practical skills. This course includes both substantive counter-narcotic training and a special training on pedagogical skills / modern delivering techniques.
The training will take place at the facilities of the National Drugs Control Agency (DCA) of Tajikistan and includes 3 phases:
Phase 1 – two-week initial substantive counter-narcotic training; to be conducted by the Tajik trainers from the DCA accompanied by two international experts/trainers.
Phase 2 – one-week training on pedagogical skills / modern knowledge delivering techniques; to be conducted by the same Team of Tajik DCA trainers accompanied by educationalist(s) from the University in Tajikistan.
Phase 3 – one-week of practical application of received knowledge and skills under the observation / mentoring of Tajik DCA trainers and University educationalist(s).