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Educating for Real: The Training of Professionals for Development Practice

By: Nabeel Hamdi

207 pages, B/w photos, figs

Practical Action Publishing

Paperback | Jan 1996 | #56437 | ISBN: 1853393339
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This interdisciplinary selection of essays explores topics central to the education of development professionals.


Inventing a new orthodoxy in education for development practitioners - an introduction, Nabeel Hamdi; the getting of wisdom - educating the reflective practitioner, Michael Edwards; thinking practice - urban theory and practical method, Edward Robbins; discourse and the undiscussed - developing a little reflective theory for practice, Richard Hayward; educating urban planners, Carole Rakodi; what kind of planning? what kind of planners? rethinking planning education for the developing world, Roger Zetter; being a partner - educating for planning practice, Jon Rowland; development planning students learning in the field - educating for real in post-apartheid South Africa, Catherine Laburn-Peart; education for sale - what do planning students from developing countries need, and is education today delivering the goods?, Kylie Fox; educating urban designers - the value of training in the UK, Amr El-Sherif; the engineer in development projects - a new role, Jelle van Gijn; educating engineers in water and sanitation, Peter Kolsky and Andrew Cotton; education in municipal and informal systems of solid waste management, Mansoor Ali, Adrian Coad and Andrew Cotton; educating through building - architects, appropriate technology and building production, Maurice Mitchell; educating field workers, Eric Dudley; practical wisdom and the education of today's relief worker, Hugo Slim.

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