External Evaluation of the project Political and Radio Broadcasting Training School 2012-2014
ARPAS is comprised of 21 community radios in the country. NPA´s cooperation with the Association starting in 2006, addressing in particular the political and journalism education for journalists and volunteers working in the associated radios. In an assessment carried out in 2011, several challenges were identified, both regarding the ARPAS´s political influence and the pertinence of the political and journalism training school. During the last years, cooperation has also included support to improve the political profile and influence of ARPAS. The training school was restructured in 2012, Purpose: To evaluate the functioning of the ARPAS´s political and journalism training school, identifying its strengths and weaknesses, with the purpose of make the changes needed for meeting the demands of the radios and to continue increasing ARPAS´s political influence.