DPP is the main centre for teaching and research in Development Studies and Development Management at the Open University.

DPP is a major contributor to ID@OU: the Open University’s international development activity. ID@OU brings together research, teaching and programmes in international development across the university.

We focus on:

  • The links between global historical processes and development interventions
  • Research that aims to shape policy and practice
  • Teaching that enables and empowers students to engage actively with the contemporary challenges of development

DPP is the main centre for teaching and research in Development Studies and Development Management at the Open University.

DPP is a major contributor to ID@OU: the Open University’s international development activity. ID@OU brings together research, teaching and programmes in international development across the university.

We focus on:

  • The links between global historical processes and development interventions
  • Research that aims to shape policy and practice
  • Teaching that enables and empowers students to engage actively with the contemporary challenges of development
Students from more than 90 countries.
A global leader in development management teaching
Largest provider of development management in Europe.
Date: Wednesday 15th April at 12.30pm Venue: Room 00-13, Ground Floor Chambers.
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The Development Policy and Practice (DPP) group has again been successful in its annual bid for Commonwealth Scholarships.
Professor Kaplinksy was invited to deliver the keynote address at the Expert Group Meeting (EGM) organised in Rabat, Morocco by the UN Economic Commission for Africa’s North African office
Leading academics and international policymakers from around the world brought together to discuss global value chains at the Duke University, USA.
On 24th June the Open University celebrated the 30<sup>th</sup> Anniversary of its Development, Policy and Practice Programme (DPP).
The International Development Seminar Series, 2014-15 begins on Wednesday 3rd September 2014 with a seminar by Andrew Agyei-Holmes, Richmond Atta-Ankomah and David Botchie of the OU Development Poli
Dr Ben Lampert appeared on Arise TV to discuss the impact of increased Chinese migration to Africa and the wider context of China&rsquo;s heightened engageme...

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