Institute of Development Studies (IDS), Brighton Further your knowledge of approaches to social protection and gain the skills to improve policies and programmes for positive social change.
Get up to speed with current knowledge, evidence and practice of social protection. You will broaden your knowledge base of approaches to social protection; develop an understanding of challenges in design and implementation in programming; and build your skills to critically assess the current evidence base. The course will enable you to confidently engage in critical debate about social protection to improve policies and programmes for positive social change.
This course aims to equip participants with knowledge about current thinking and practice on social protection, with a focus on social assistance – social cash transfers, conditional cash transfers, school feeding and public works programmes. Participants will also build their skills in aspects of social protection analysis, design and implementation, such as targeting mechanisms, payment systems, financing options, and assessing the impacts of social protection programmes.
Who should attend?
The course is suited to a wide audience of policymakers, practitioners, researchers and project managers who are already or will be working in the area of social protection.
Deadline for applications: 20 May 2019
Institute of Development Studies (IDS), Brighton, United Kingdom