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British Council

Ideas for a Better World: Leading Change Through Policymaking

British Council via FutureLearn

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Overview

Become a leader and start making a difference in the world through policymaking

Policy change can affect billions of lives. What if you could create policies to enhance societies, transform lives and change the impact we have on the world? On this course you will build knowledge and awareness about policymaking and leadership.

You will learn from global policy experts and hear innovative perspectives from policy leaders creating change all around the world. Listen to guest speakers from the United Nations, UK House of Lords, and The Elders, and learn to create your own policy action plan.

This course is aimed at people who see themselves as future leaders in the field of policymaking.

Taught by

Richard Hill

Reviews

4.8 rating, based on 259 Class Central reviews

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  • This course was truly great! As a graduate in Public Policy I am more than inspired to take my carer aspiration to the next level. In fact, the beginning of this lessons have drawn us down to the individual level where there exists the very passions...
  • The course has clear contents and insightful ideas about policymaking. The videos are engaging, the reading passages are not too long, and the quizzes help me evaluate my understanding.
  • The course gives insights on policy and policy making. Learners would learn how to channel their passion and purpose to make policies that would have the desired impacts on society.
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    AKPAN ERIKAN EMMANUEL
    MIND BLOWING AND WORLD CHANGING
    Through third person practice, they can work to extend or to influence policymaking
    and implementation. In this action researchers in leading organizational change in their own RIGHT
  • Anonymous
    Dear Educators, Thank you for all the support you are providing to us these days. We are like flock of half-lost sheep. You provide us with the direction. It is beyond all possible expectations. What I would suggest this course to have is the video...
  • Abel Meseret Gebremeskel
    I found the course very intersting, fun at the same time challenging, exciting , well organized course material. I've learned about policymaking and gained knowledge from experienced persons, So I'm very satisfied with the course!
  • Anonymous

    Anonymous completed this course.

    With much honesty, I’ll say that I find this course much more fun and mind building than any other mindset course I have ever participated in. Furthermore, I’ll register my satisfaction for the first week course and am certain that the end product will obviously be admirable and impactful.
    I’ll therefore urge everyone who is taking this course to be open minded, enjoy, curious and most importantly remain positive to the end. Otherwise I’m delighted to be part of this program aimed at making a difference in our societies, nations, continents and the entire world through effective planning and governance.
    Regards
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    Iamphatboii
    First of all I thought I know it all when it comes to policy making but the more the course deeps in I get to unlearn to be able to lean new methods and reasons for policy making.
  • Anonymous
    Hello this is Asad M. , I'm a student of International Relations so I'm really enjoying the course . This course is really helpful for those who want to understand what policy is , what are elements that are considered when policies are developed. This...
  • Anonymous
    Hello this is Asad M. , I'm a student of International Relations so I'm really enjoying the course . This course is really helpful for those who want to understand what policy is , what are elements that are considered when policies are developed. This...
  • Anonymous

    Anonymous completed this course.

    I have built confidence during this course. Now I can see the clear path lies ahead of me. I have learnt how to act properly step by step with the clear vision of my final achievement. I quite exhilarated how much this course changed my view to policymaking. This course inspired me to do more and use all my opportunities in the right way. I am really grateful for organizers for creating such a fantastic course and make it available for everyone. Just Super.
  • Anonymous

    Anonymous completed this course.

    I am feeling very delighted after completing this course as it taught me and gave me a new perspective of thinking of how policy works around us.

    This course also guides me that how we youth change this world by making our passion and ideas live through going some of the steps.

    If anyone has Passion of any kind to change the world or to help the humanity then this course is made for them.

    Thank You for providing this course.
  • Anonymous

    Anonymous is taking this course right now.

    What I earn from studying Policy Making with Future Learn is :
    1. allow me to minimize classroom infrastructure using network and Wi-Fi.
    2. distance learning is a need to working people like me
    3. Educators integrate using polls, sharing comments, videos and participate in live chat

    Tetty Henney Zulkifli
    President of WIGTA Malaysia (NGO)
    Kuala Lumpur,
    Malaysia
  • Anonymous
    Policy Making is essential, but all policies must be in my opinion shared with all people with exception of Corporate. People have a right to say and exspress an opinion. They agree or not?

    Can people do referendems? Of course they can instead of beauocratic people adoping policies without apoproval.

    For example , we may vote them in? But they are anwserable to all people. National Security???? Secrets???? Military??? Police??? stop making a dictatership above people and there Human Rights. People have a right to know everything and be integral parts of any Countries decisiions.
  • Anonymous

    Anonymous is taking this course right now.

    This course has been exciting, interesting and informative. Completed week 1 to week 3, looking forward to the final week and completing it.
    The mentors and moderators of the course made it easy to understand steps and articles used throughout the course.
  • Anonymous

    Anonymous is taking this course right now.

    I am learning so much regarding Policy Making, I hope to translate everything I will have learnt into practice. Thank you so much for this opportunity, and I look forward to more learning in diverse fields.
  • Anonymous
    The course is perfectly tailored for those who want to use their policies as weapons to bring great changes in the society. I am very glad that British Council has made this a freely-accessible MOOC. I am awaiting for more better freely-accessible MOOCs like Ideas for a Better World: Leading Change Through Policymaking. Thank you, FutureLearn of British Council for this wonderful help from your side.
  • Anonymous
    Rapid changes as the impact of global connectivities have made this course helpful in comprehending how the policies in international and national contexts interconnect each other. This course has been insightful in strengthening the objectives of realizing...
  • Anonymous

    Anonymous is taking this course right now.

    This course is helping me to think about what kind of policy I would like to create, and what is needed to do in order to achieve my purpose.
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    J.J. Constantine
    The course was worth the year wait to participate! You just have to manage your time to get the few tasks done. The information is insightful and timely. I thoroughly enjoyed the input and advice from policy makers worldwide, they were indeed very informative and thought provoking. I will recommend this course to anyone who is desirous of getting into policymaking and change.

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