Development in Practice

A summer school course with the world’s leading development experts and practitioners.
Join the first offering of its kind at the University of Dhaka.

Development in Practice.

A summer school course with the world’s leading development experts and practitioners.
Join the first offering of its kind at the University of Dhaka.

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Faculty

Prof Kazi Maruful Islam

Professor of Governance and Politics, Department of Development Studies
University of Dhaka

“In this new millennium, development studies must put community needs and practical experiences at the core of its teaching and research programs.”

Runa Khan

Founder & Executive Director

Friendship

“Development professionals must gain a practical and intimate understanding of the communities, so that they can learn to perceive deeply the needs of the people.”

Pascal Kolbe

Facilitator

Learning Planet Institute, France

“The most fundamental way to engage in social change is living the values that you believe in. Being yourself is a revolutionary act.”

Our Partners

University of Dhaka

Friendship Academy

Learning Planet Insitute

Recent Activities

Never too late to learn

Never too late to learn

Adult women in chars overcoming barriers and transforming their lives through education by Tahmeed Chaudhury October 5, 2023 Johura Begum, 40, lives with her two young children in char Feska, a remote, shifting river island at the heart of the Brahmaputra River in the...

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Friendship wins UNESCO Confucius Prize for Literacy

Friendship wins UNESCO Confucius Prize for Literacy

Programmes recognised for bringing functional literacy to adults and out-of-school youth   by Raeed Abd-Allah Chowdhury September 10, 2023 On Friday, September 8, Friendship was awarded the UNESCO Confucius Prize for Literacy, in recognition of its contributions...

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