Global Consultancy

We have extensive experience in providing tailored services to schools, universities and development organisations. Our aim at Global Consultancy is to:

  • Encourage and facilitate global learning across the UK curriculum.
  • Disseminate best practice and solutions in sustainable development programmes.
  • Provide tailor-made training, research and policy analysis for international development organisations.

Schools and Universities

For secondary schools and universities, we provide:

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  • Presentations, seminars and workshops on key international development topics, e.g: impacts of the UN's Millennium Development Goals; how countries are adapting to climate change; case studies from the Himalayas on best practice in emergency relief and long-term sustainable development
  • Our dynamic and fun seminars are very participatory, involving individual and pair work, group discussions, and student presentations on key findings.

International Development Organisations

For international humanitarian relief, development, conservation and health organisations, we can provide:

  • Training packages in Project Management. This includes: project life cycle, needs assessment, stakeholder analysis, log frames, project planning (work breakdown, Gantt charts, HR planning), project implementation, monitoring, evaluation, and reporting, SMART indicators, and end of project transition.
  • Research, policy analysis and report-writing. Recent work includes:
    • International education (inclusive education, girls - education in conflict-affected countries, governance and education)
    • Governance and Security (public administration and the rule of law; village elections)
    • Post-conflict Reconstruction and Development (socio-economic reintegration of ex-combatants, focussing on child soldiers)
    • Local Economic Development (vocational skills training for unemployed youth, community-led microfinance and small enterprise management, improving maternal child health)
    • Scaling up National Energy access in East Africa

Previous clients include:

  • CARE International
  • Centre for International Education, University of Sussex
  • Consortium for Research on Educational Access, Transitions and Equity (CREATE)
  • European Community Humanitarian Aid Office (ECHO)
  • Ford Foundation
  • International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)
  • International Labour Organisation (ILO)
  • Plan International
  • The Swiss Red Cross
  • United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
  • United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO)
  • Vulnerability and Poverty Reduction Team, Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex

Whether you are a school, university or development organisation, we would be delighted to help you reach your goals. Please email Katharine Giffard-Lindsay at Katherine Email Address

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