Assisting Russia's educators to bolster development skills
February 13, 2013
This learning plan is amazing. It not only summarizes all approaches and knowledge we used to collect from different sources, but suggests new ways. It's like training the trainers - we could start building our own institutional capacity, fully tailored to country specifics and strategies.
The course is part of the Bank’s efforts to offer access to global experience, recommendations and technical support under the "Russia as a Donor Initiative" (RDI) program since 2009, as the country undertakes efforts to build capacity for international development aid.
A key objective for this Initiative is to support Russian academic institutions, including universities, and help them to develop national-level training programs related to developmental aid. The Bank has led the preparation of the course, and the effort to share similar experiences from other academic institutions worldwide.
The course covers the most relevant topics of the Official Development Assistance (ODA):
This course is to be used as a basis for preparing a wide variety of training programs, from full academic specialization offerings to intensive training for public officials, and is expected to substantially contribute to strengthening Russia's potential as a donor and global partner to the Bank on development issues.
Ultimately the Bank’s collaboration with development experts and educators has brought other significant results:
The Bank invites teachers, students, researchers and everyone interested to download these course materials for free and to continue the dialog about international development. Are you interested in international development aid? Will you benefit from this initiative?
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