Annenberg School https://blogs.worldbank.org/publicsphere/taxonomy/term/7222/all en Lessons from the field: How the World Bank-Annenberg Summer Institute can help propel your career https://blogs.worldbank.org/publicsphere/lessons-field-how-world-bank-annenberg-summer-institute-can-help-propel-your-career <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p> <img alt="" height="214" src="https://blogs.worldbank.org/publicsphere/files/publicsphere/2015si_flip.jpg" style="float:right" title="" width="320" />Each summer, the World Bank collaborates with the <a href="https://www.asc.upenn.edu/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania</a> and the <a href="https://annenberg.usc.edu/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism at the University of Southern California</a> to offer the executive education course on <a href="https://exed.annenberg.usc.edu/program/world-bank-annenberg-summer-institute-0" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><strong>Reform Communication: Leadership, Strategy and Stakeholder Alignment</strong></a>.<br />  <br /><a href="https://exed.annenberg.usc.edu/program/world-bank-annenberg-summer-institute-0" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Apply today! </a> The first early-bird deadline is February 23.<br /><br /> During the 10-day program, participants learn the most recent advances in communication and proven techniques in reform implementation, including interpreting and using political economy analyses; crafting multi-stakeholder collaboration, coalition and network building strategies and tactics; providing communication skills that support the implementation of reforms; and developing communication metrics and applying monitoring and evaluation frameworks relevant to reforms.<br />  <br /> Participants also connect with a global network of development professionals working on initiatives in the public, private and non-profit sectors.<br />  <br /> But you don’t have to take our word for it. Here is some of the feedback we have received: </p> </div></div></div> Wed, 07 Feb 2018 16:53:00 +0000 Umou Al-Bazzaz 7779 at https://blogs.worldbank.org/publicsphere Call for Applications: 2012 Summer Institute in Communication and Governance Reform https://blogs.worldbank.org/publicsphere/call-applications-2012-summer-institute-communication-and-governance-reform <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><P><IMG height=240 alt="" hspace=0 src="https://blogs.worldbank.org/publicsphere/files/publicsphere/Johanna/117133360_1b14956fe5.jpeg" width=180 align=left border=0>The World Bank’s External Affairs Operational Communications Department, the World Bank Institute’s Governance Practice, the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania, and the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism at the University of Southern California are currently accepting applications for the 2012 Summer Institute in Communication and Governance Reform, to be held from June 16 to 27, 2012, at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles.</P> <P>The 12-day course will equip participants with knowledge about the most recent advances in communication and proven techniques in reform implementation. Participants will develop core competencies essential to bringing about real change, leading to development results in a wide range of sectors.&nbsp; The course seeks to impart critical skills in the following key areas:</div></div></div> Thu, 12 Apr 2012 18:53:32 +0000 Johanna Martinsson 5959 at https://blogs.worldbank.org/publicsphere Executive Course in Communication and Governance Reform Kicks Off https://blogs.worldbank.org/publicsphere/executive-course-communication-and-governance-reform-kicks <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><P><IMG border=0 hspace=0 alt="" align=left src="https://blogs.worldbank.org/publicsphere/files/publicsphere/executive_course_july_2011_binder_cover.jpg" width=280 height=362>Yesterday <A href="https://www.worldbank.org/commgap">CommGAP</A> started on a new endeavor: Yesterday we kicked off our <A href="https://web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/TOPICS/EXTDEVCOMMENG/EXTGOVACC/0,,contentMDK:22870775~pagePK:64168445~piPK:64168309~theSitePK:3252001,00.html" target=_blank>Executive Course in Communication and Governance Reform</A>. Over ten days we're working with our partners to build capacity in communication for governance in Africa and the Middle East. The goal is to enable senior communication experts to support governance reform in their home countries.</P> <P dir=ltr>Together with our partners from the <A href="https://wbi.worldbank.org/wbi/about/topics/governance" target=_blank>World Bank Institute</A>, the <A href="https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&amp;source=web&amp;cd=1&amp;ved=0CCEQFjAA&amp;url=http%3A%2F%2Fannenberg.usc.edu%2F&amp;rct=j&amp;q=Annenberg%20School%20for%20Communication%20and%20Journalism%20at%20the%20University%20of%20Southern%20California&amp;ei=44QlTpXeBMfj0QG-4ojaCg&amp;usg=AFQjCNFSCnP3926HJBbvTmDsIGOihc1tHA&amp;sig2=ge0uM65u0a9PJfoFzZP6jQ&amp;cad=rja" target=_blank>Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism at the University of Southern California</A>, and the <A href="https://www.asc.upenn.edu/" target=_blank>Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania </A>we have worked for more than a year to put together a cutting-edge program. In the first three days, we link communication and governance and talk about coalition building and political economy analysis. In seven days dedicated to communication our faculty will discuss strategic communication and how to utilize it for governance reform, media metrics and media research, social media, and organizational change.</div></div></div> Tue, 19 Jul 2011 13:15:56 +0000 Anne-Katrin Arnold 5776 at https://blogs.worldbank.org/publicsphere Not "Only Radio" https://blogs.worldbank.org/publicsphere/not-only-radio <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p><img class="" height="226" alt="Photo Credit: Flickr User verhoogen.be" hspace="0" width="287" align="left" border="0" src="/files/publicsphere/image/radio_verhoogen_be.jpeg" />In the developed world, radio is a more or less dying medium. In the age of iPods, who needs to switch on a radio to listen to music? Much less to listen to political talk, which you get anywhere from your local newspaper (preferably online) to cable television (also online, of course).</p></div></div></div> Fri, 11 Jul 2008 18:49:25 +0000 Anne-Katrin Arnold 5126 at https://blogs.worldbank.org/publicsphere