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I am Mohamed Turay. I live at 22 Sorietown, Off Crocker Lane in Freetown. I work as a Lecturer at Fourah Bay College, University of Sierra Leone. I was trained as an Adult Educator, but I am also involved in social work such as human rights, community development, project development, implementation and evaluation, training etc I can demonstrate the following competencies: Design and develop proposals for funding, provide overall leadership of all programmes and projects, monitor and evaluate all projects, design and maintain an effective budgetary monitoring system, prepare reports for donors, establish effective networks and partnerships with stakeholders at national and international levels; Identifying staff training requirements and developing training contents and materials for quarterly staff training, developing job descriptions for junior staff in the Programmes Unit I wrote the following unpublished works: An Examination of the Sierra Leone Youth Policy: A Human Rights Perspective ( Diploma Dissertation of the Commonwealth Programme on Youth in Development Work) An Assessment of the Educative Role of Civil Society Organisations in Sierra Leone: Case Study of Campaign for Good Governance (M.Ed. Dissertation; 2005) The Contribution of the Brethren Vocational Training Institute to Adult Education in Sierra Leone ( Attachment Report for Diploma in Adult Education; 2003) Impact of Major Political Trends on Youth Education in Sierra Leone: Case Study of Texas Community Youths of Central Freetown;(2003) An Assessment of the Changing Political Behaviour of the Young Adult Sierra Leonean (B.A. Dissertation- 2002) I was also lead researcher for the following work: 'Governance Public Perception Survey of Three Constituencies in the Western Area of Sierra Leone (Constituencies 106, 107 and 109): A Research Paper on the Pilot Project: ‘Reconceptualising Governance at the Local Level: Mapping out Workable Initiatives in Local Governance’: – A Project Currently Being Implemented by Campaign for the Voiceless - a civil society organisation based in Freetown, Sierra Leone.

I have gained the following awards PROFESSIONAL AWARDS 2010 (March) – Winner of the UN HABITAT Youth-Led Development Survey Award (Organised by UN HABITAT) 2010 (March) – Certificate of Participation in the UN HABITAT Essay Writing Competition 2010 (Nov.) – Certificate of Participation in the International Training for UN-HABITAT Opportunities Fund Beneficiaries - Naivasha, Kenya (Organised by UN-HABITAT) 2009 (Nov. – Dec.) : Certificate of Participation Three-week internship programme on Police Reform (Organised by Centre for Law Enforcement Education - CLEEN Foundation - Nigeria, with supports from FORD Foundation) 2009 (Nov. – Dec.) : Certificate of Participation Two-day Training on Conflict Management (Organised by Centre for Law Enforcement Education – CLEEN Foundation – Nigeria, with supports from FORD Foundation 2008 (May – June) : Certificate of Participation Two-week Training on Reporting Transitional Justice in Post-Conflict Societies (Organised by Sierra Leone Court Monitoring Programme for Human Rights Reporters, with supports from International Centre for Transitional Justice (ICTJ)

MY EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND 2007 – 2009: Fourah Bay College,

                     University of Sierra Leone
                     Result: Commonwealth Diploma in Youth in Development Work (Credit Pass)

Some Core Courses Offered: Commonwealth Values in Youth in Development Work Youth People and Society Youth and Health Principles and Practice of Youth in Development Work Working with People in their Communities Gender and Development Sustainable Development and Environmental Issues Policy Development Project Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation Introduction to Social Investigation Conflict Management Project Management

2005 – 2007  : African Information Technology Holdings (AITH) Working Knowledge of MS Windows, MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint

2008 (February-December): Diploma in Human Rights Peace and

                                                 Institute of Public Management - 
                                                 Uppsala, Sweden and Siem Reap,  

Courses Read: Introduction to Human Security Introduction to Project Design Introduction to Capacity Development and Change Management Introduction to Human Rights and a Rights-Based Approach Methods to Analyzing Conflict from a Rights-Based Perspective Introduction to Project Cycle Management and Logical Framework Approach Introduction to Peace, Conflict and Security Organisational Analysis Methods to Promote a Rights-Based Peace and Security Approach

2003 – 2005: Fourah Bay College

                    University of Sierra Leone
                    Result: Master of Education in Adult Education (M. Ed)

Core Course Areas: Advanced Adult Learning and Teaching Planning and Management of Adult Education and Non-Formal Education Programmes Adult Education and Development Gender and Adult Education Principles and Practice of Community Education and Development Research Methods in Literacy and Adult Education Advanced Adult Literacy and Basic Education Theory and Practice of Curriculum Studies in Literacy and Adult Education

2002 – 2003: Fourah Bay College

                     University of Sierra Leone
                     Result: Diploma in Adult Education; Credit Pass

1998 – 2002: Fourah Bay College

                     University of Sierra Leone
                     Result: Bachelor of Arts (B.A) General; Division II Pass

General Courses Read: English, Sociology, History and Political Science Major Courses: English and Sociology

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