Level Education: Undergraduate/Graduate
Duration: 13 weeks
Human Development is a paradigm promoted by the UNDP since the 1990s. It is an alternative perspective to approach development, focusing on the expansion of people’s freedoms to live long, healthy and creative lives. From a Human Development perspective people are both the agents and the drivers of development. In order to achieve HD, public policies need to be designed and analyzed within this framework.
This course analyses and investigates key concepts of public policies from a HD perspective, provides tools for the process of creating public policies and discusses how to implement them into current agenda.
The course is structured to be completed in 12 weeks and this includes 5 subject topics and 2 weeks for course introduction and closing. The introduction includes a course summary, and the closing unit invites participants to assess the course according to the below structure:
Introduction to the Virtual School System, the course and its context:
Human Development Paradigm
||Public Policy within a HD perspective
|Unit 3||Policy implementation
|Unit 4||Policy implementation
|Unit 5||Monitoring, evaluation and finalising public policies
Reports and Inscriptions