- Duration4 weeks
- Weekly study4 hours
- Extra BenefitsFrom $44
Sport for Sustainable Development: Designing Effective Policies and Programmes
Learn how to make a positive impact through sport
Sport has been recognised as an enabler of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by governments globally. Organisations worldwide are using sport to contribute to this agenda, addressing issues ranging from health and education to employment, and conflict resolution.
On this course, you’ll look at the benefits and limitations of using sport in development. You will learn to design, implement, and measure the impact of policies and programmes.
You will explore key concepts on sport and gender equality, disability, human rights, social inclusion, peacebuilding, and child safeguarding.
What topics will you cover?
Setting the scene: Sport, development and change
Creating change: Policy, strategy, and governance
Making it happen, making it work, measuring impact
Mobilising people, partners, and resources
When would you like to start?
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What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...
- Apply best practice methods to align sport and development objectives to national and international development priorities
- Demonstrate and articulate the contribution of sport to sustainable development and use analysis and evidence in developing policy and programmes
- Develop theories of change and programme logic on the contribution of sport to sustainable development in their country or organisation
- Engage with peers to develop autonomy, accountability and respect for working with others within a sport and development context
Who is the course for?
This course is for anyone interested in how sport can be used for development.
This includes government officials, intergovernmental officers, sport organisations, public policy experts, private sector professionals, and civil society.
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