The Mandela School's MPhil in Development Policy and Practice
Prepare to lead in the public sector
The Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance’s Master of Philosophy (MPhil) specialising in Development Policy and Practice offers a structured and sustained learning experience with abundant opportunities for applied research on effective...
Inspire meaningful change
The Master of Development Policy and Practice (MDPP) is the Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance’s flagship programme. Running since 2014, it equips leaders with the skills they need to inspire and create meaningful change for public good.
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Wednesday, 3 March 2021
Call for application
Call for application - 2021 David and Elaine Potter Fellowship

Applications are invited from suitable candidates who intend to commence with the first year of registration for full-time Master’s and Doctoral studies at the University of Cape Town in 2021.

Publication Date:
Mon, 28 Sep 2020 - 17:00
WTO reform and the crisis of multilateralism: A developing country perspective

WTO reform and the crisis of multilateralism: A Developing Country Perspective is a newly released book by Professor Faizel Ismail, Director at the Mandela School. 

Publication Date:
Mon, 21 Sep 2020 - 17:00
Public Procurement webinar with The Mandela School
The Mandela School hosts a webinar on Public Procurement this October

The Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance, together with its partners, The Center for Rapid Evidence Synthesis (ACRES), Centers for Learning on Evaluation and Results – Anglophone Africa (CLEAR AA), and the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) in Uganda, invites you to an interactive webinar session.

Publication Date:
Fri, 18 Sep 2020 - 12:00
The 2019 Fellows with Prof Mamokgethi Phakeng at her residence during the inaugural Leading in Public Life: Women, Influence, Power Programme (WIPP)
The Mandela School supports women’s leadership

South Africa commemorates women’s month in August, to honour the unity, courage, resilience and strength of the extraordinary women who marched on the Union Buildings in 1956.

Publication Date:
Fri, 21 Aug 2020 - 15:45