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Vickie Wambura

I have really enjoyed my courses in International Development. The classes are vibrant and I have learnt so much in the past year. This course has widened my thinking and perspective about development. I am happy that I can translate what am learning in class to my everyday life and work.

Narinder Pangli

The International Development Certificate at ICE has helped me immensely. I was able to discuss the challenges NGOs and children face within an interview and felt I really impressed the panel with the knowledge I have gained during the course. It is a great programme with excellent tutors and great fellow students. I would strongly recommend the course to those seeking to increase their knowledge of the subject area.

Roni Ajao

I work as the executive director for a public sector consulting firm. I am an active advisor to governments and have worked on several key programmes both nationally and internationally. My research interest is in leadership from an international development perspective, therefore I was keen to take this course to improve my understanding as a practitioner.

The Institute of Continuing Education provided this platform, as its holistic approach focused on continuous education. Studying at ICE was an enjoyable, exhilarating, challenging experience. Whilst stretched to think and learn in the company of others, the knowledge and quality of the academic staff was very impressive; we even got the opportunity to debate openly “as peers” with faculty, which was extremely rewarding and allowed theoretical insights to be related to practice.

The course content covered numerous themes which I grappled with whilst working, however the course provided a clearer understanding of these concepts. The quality and work experience of other programme members was another highlight of the course because we were able to learn from each other.

I would highly recommend the Certificate in International Development at ICE. The programme has definitely equipped me further in undertaking assignments for the United Nations (UN) and other international organisations, such as the Department for International Development and the World Bank. It has provided a solid base to look at different factors in international development when implementing poverty alleviation programmes or in developing policies to address complex issues associated with developing countries and other emerging economies.

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