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Strengthening Capacity to Address Urban, Health and Education Challenges in Fast-Growing Cities and Neighbourhoods

  • Michael Osborne

This chapter considers the work of a large-scale project, the Centre for Sustainable Healthy Learning Cities and Neighbourhoods (SHLC), funded within the UK’s government’s Global Challenges Research Fund, part of its Official Development Assistance Programme. In particular, the focus of the chapter is the ways in which the capacities of researchers in the global south can be strengthened through collaboration with  universities in the global north. There is an emphasis in this work on the juxtaposition of capacity development and capacity strengthening, the latter invoking the  notion that there are foundations to build upon. All of the work of SHLC focused on the links between SDG 3 (Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages), SDG 4 (Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all) and SDG 11 (Make cities inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable). The chapter reports on a range of activities with a focus on a number of projects that it funded in the global south.

  • Keywords:
  • Capacity Strengthening,
  • Cities,
  • Global South,
  • Neighbourhoods,
  • SDG 3,
  • 4 and 11,
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Michael Osborne

University of Glasgow, United Kingdom - ORCID: 0000-0002-1609-385X

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Chapter Information

Chapter Title

Strengthening Capacity to Address Urban, Health and Education Challenges in Fast-Growing Cities and Neighbourhoods

Authors

Michael Osborne

Language

English

DOI

10.36253/979-12-215-0253-4.20

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2023

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Book Title

Adult Education and Social Justice: International Perspectives

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Maria Slowey, Heribert Hinzen, Michael Omolewa, Michael Osborne

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324

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2023

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Firenze University Press

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10.36253/979-12-215-0253-4

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Studies on Adult Learning and Education

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2704-596X

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2704-5781

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