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Introduction to international development
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2 day course
9.30 – 5.30
Who's it for
People new to international development or wanting the ‘bigger picture’.
Why choose this course
This vital introduction to the key issues and emerging debates in international development combines participative training with interactive learning online. You will gain a broad overview of the latest thinking, a deeper understanding of the concept and practice of ‘development’, and a sharper focus on some of its complexities. Included are free online activities to develop your learning after the course.
What you will learn
Take this course to learn
• the historical context to development work
• the global balance of power and the big players
• progress that’s being made on the Millennium Development Goals
• the key issues around aid, debt and trade
• the challenges of HIV/AIDS and climate change
• current approaches to development
• what makes for successful development, using real-life examples