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The final whistle

A summary of our journey into sport and development.
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Congratulations! You have made it to the end of the course.

It’s been an incredible journey! We hope you have found the experience useful and the course has met your expectations. We hope it has helped build your capacity to develop effective policies and programmes for sport and development initiatives.

Just to quickly recap, here is a summary of the main topics of the course:

  • Purpose, history, and application of sport and development
  • Importance of alignment to specific policies to achieve impact
  • Introduction to key tools: theory of change, situation analysis and logic model
  • Bringing the community and stakeholders along with you to achieve lasting change

You are now equipped with the core tools required to enable meaningful impact in sport and development.

A big thank you to all involved

This course is more than a set of videos and activities. It is a global community of sport and development practitioners and experts wanting to make positive change through sport. This includes YOU, so thank you for taking the time – and congratulations on getting this far!

This course has been created through contributions from sport and development practitioners and senior officials across every continent. We would like to say thank you to ALL those involved, including the founding partners, academic team and expert reference group.

Finally, please:

  • Complete the post-course survey here – it is just six questions.
  • Share this course with friends and colleagues and encourage them to join!
  • Use these learnings to ensure sport can play a greater role in development
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Sport for Sustainable Development: Designing Effective Policies and Programmes

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