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Revisiting development plans – alumni symposium

British Council Zambia on behalf of the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK recently hosted an alumni event in Kitwe, focused around a symposium at which alumni had the opportunity to discuss and measure their development plans post scholarship.  These development plans were formulated prior to and during their CSC scholarship. The symposium was particularly targeted […]

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The second cohort of young people trained through the D'Girls Initiative

Supporting youth and enhancing development in Cameroon’s rural communities

Nelly Shella Tchaptcheut Yonga, 2014 Commonwealth Professional Fellow and Coordinator of the Rural Women Development Center (RUWDEC) in Buea, Cameroon, reports on her activities after her fellowship. It’s been 3 months since my return from the UK and it already feels like a year. My Professional Fellowship at the National Youth Agency enabled me to explore […]

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M Satish Kumar

Evaluation profile: M Satish Kumar

Dr M Satish Kumar is a specialist in Indian and South Asian development studies and is currently Director of the Queen’s Academy in India and Senior Lecturer at the School of Geography, Archaeology and Paleoecology at Queen’s University Belfast (QUB). He was awarded a Commonwealth Academic Fellowship in 1997 and spent one year at Fitzwilliam […]

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Sharing plans to improve school management with school teachers in Panihata village, Sherpur, Bangladesh

Commonwealth Professional Fellow introduces new vision for school management

Janet Sarker is a 2013 Commonwealth Professional Fellow, hosted by Anglican Alliance. She is the Education Coordinator for the Church of Bangladesh, and spent seven weeks in the UK on her Fellowship with education experts and schools across the country. The knowledge and skills that I gained through my Commonwealth Professional Fellowship have since been used […]

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Evaluation profile: Rizwanul Islam

Before his retirement in 2009, Dr Rizwanul Islam was Special Advisor for the International Labour Organisation (ILO), based in Geneva, Switzerland. He completed a PhD in Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) in 1976. Throughout his career, Rizwan had many different roles including Associate Professor at the University of Dhaka […]

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Professional Fellows at LifeLine put leadership skills into practice

Prince Tommy Williams is a 2011 Commonwealth Professional Fellow from Sierra Leone. After his three-month Fellowship at LifeLine Network International, a group of grassroots community organisations and NGOs based in 16 countries around the world, Prince felt that he was able and ready to do more. Shortly after his return from the UK, Prince was […]

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