Application deadline for Master of Philosophy in Development Policy and Practice is 5 September 2016
Applications deadline 5 September 2016
The Master of Philosophy in Development Policy and Practice programme offers students a multi-disciplinary degree with a balance of theoretical and practical skills. The core curriculum is drawn from the disciplines of economics, political science...
African Economic Integration report
Report on African Economic Integration
Nkrumah and other African leaders saw African Economic Integration as a long – term goal for African states. Although many steps have already been taken towards this objective, there have also been a number of challenges.
Mr Maybin Nsupila (Zambia) flanked by Professor Alan Hirsch and Dr Judith Cornell
Inaugural MPhil graduates have key role to play in shaping Africa’s future
It was a cold and rainy day at UCT, but nothing was going to dampen the enthusiasm of the group of inaugural graduates from the UCT Graduate School of Development Policy and Practice who had gathered for a celebratory lunch after their graduation...
UCT collaborates in global programme to tackle inequality
UCT collaborates in global programme to tackle inequality
An ambitious programme, designed to build a global community of leaders dedicated to changing policy, practice and public dialogue around inequalities, has been announced by the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), The Atlantic...
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Tuesday, 30 August 2016
Felix Mwenge

Felix Mwenge (Zambia) is a Multichoice Scholarship holder and was part of the MPhil in Development Policy and Practice 2014 pioneer class.  Multichoice did an interviewed with Felix on the benefits of the scholarship and the success of his studies.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 11:30
Participants at the research roundtable

The Leading in Public Life Young African Leaders Programme has brought together 48 emerging leaders from eight African countries for a two week residential leadership intervention in Cape Town. As part of building the alumni network and broadening the conversation, 2015 and 2016 alumni from Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe were invited to write up original “case studies” related to the work they are currently engaged in around the current Building Bridges theme of Governance Activism for Inclusive Democratic Development.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 11:00
LeAD Campus participant spread

A high-level business leadership programme between four leading institutions is working with African managers and business leaders to find solutions to the challenges facing the continent.

Publication Date:
Monday, August 15, 2016 - 10:45
Professor Murray Leibbrandt (SALDRU Director)

The Graduate School of Development Policy and Practice, in partnership with the Department of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation (DPME), and the Programme to Support Pro-Poor Policy Development (PSPPD II), presented the third iteration of the Understanding Poverty and Inequality in South Africa course from 18 – 22 July 2016.

The course was held at the Townhouse Hotel, Cape Town, and attended by 27 senior government officials. Participants represented a range of national and provincial ministries, including the Department of Social Development, National Treasury, and the Presidency.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 11:45