News & events

  • Thursday, September 20, 2012 to Friday, September 21, 2012
    An academic conference that will subject the relationship between the Internet, Politics and Policy to multi-disciplinary scrutiny organised by the journal, Policy and Internet, a peer-reviewed journal investigating the implications of the Internet and associated technologies for public policy. ­­
  • Monday, October 13, 2008 to Friday, October 17, 2008
    The Economic Policy Research Institute at the University of Cape Town is offering this course in collaboration with the Overseas Development Institute. The course aims to help participants to develop thei­r own ideas and materials into briefing notes.
  • Sunday, October 26, 2008 to Sunday, November 9, 2008
    The Economic Policy Research Institute is offering this two-week course in collaboration with HelpAge International, the University of Maastricht and the University of Cape Town. Aims to provide participants with an in-depth understanding of the conceptual and practical issues involved in the development of socia­l transfer programmes.
  • Sunday, July 26, 2009 to Saturday, August 8, 2009
    The Economic Policy Research Institute (EPRI) together with the Maastricht University and the University of Cape Town (UCT) is offering a two-week course, Designing and Implementing Social Transfer Programmes, aimed at providing participants with an in-depth understanding of the conceptual and practical issues involved in the development of social transfer programmes.
  • Monday, August 31, 2009 to Thursday, September 3, 2009
    Khanya-aicdd and the Centre for Development Support (CDS), University of the Free State are offering a 4-day Certificate Course called Managing sustainable livelihoods: understanding and applying the sustainable livelihoods approach (SLA). Please note the application deadline is 14 August 2009.
  • Monday, February 1, 2010 to Thursday, February 4, 2010
    A 4-day accredited certificate course for managers, development practitioners and advisers from government and development agencies who want to understand the Sustainable Livelihoods Approach (SLA) and how to apply it in their work. This course is accredited at South Africa National Qualifications Framework (NQF) Level 5.
  • Monday, February 15, 2010 to Friday, February 26, 2010
    A 12-day accredited graduate level course that aims to ground Municipal Managers, IDP Managers and Participation Managers in the methodology and art of facilitating participatory Ward Plans, and their integration into IDPs. This course has been accredited at South Africa National Qualifications Framework (NQF) Level 5. NOTE: The application deadline is 5 February.
  • Monday, March 8, 2010 to Friday, March 19, 2010
    A 12-day accredited graduate level course for development programme and project managers who want to learn how to design, implement and manage holistic, pro-poor development interventions that will achieve greater impact. This course has been accredited at South Africa National Qualifications Framework (NQF) Level 8. NOTE: The application deadline for this course is 29 January 2010.
  • Monday, June 21, 2010 to Wednesday, June 23, 2010
    ­Aims to equip participants with tools necessary to design, analyze and implement effective public policy programmes in a complex socio-political setting.
  • Tuesday, February 1, 2011 to Monday, February 28, 2011
    Courses offered by the Applied Fiscal Research Centre (AFReC) (affiliated to the University of Cape Town) in Pretoria during February 2011.

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