Flashback to Cliff Hague's Diaries in Planning 1986-2006

Friday, 10 July 2020 16:10

What price education?

With politicians asking questions about the value of higher education, and some universities fearing financial ruin as a result of Covid-19, time to revisit one of my 2002 columns for Planning.

Wednesday, 02 October 2019 13:48

Teaching Planning - in 1969

What was planning education like 50 years ago?

Guest blogger Klaus Kunzmann shares his thoughts from Potsdam on what a Trump presidency could mean for planning and planners.

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ESPON is inviting bids for seven new applied research projects, including one on comparing the spatial planning systems across Europe.

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This blog was first posted on the planning resource website on 3 July 2011.

Janet Strachan (Commonwealth Secretariat) hears about planning education in Ghana from Dr. Inkoom, while Dr. Lauence Carmichael from University of the West of England swops notes with Dr.Alias Abdullah of Malaysia's International Islamic University

The Maldive Islands: annual increase in urban population – 5.2%.; maximum height above sea level – 8 metres; rapidly growing tourist industry; four planners; no planning school.. Mozambique: annual increase in urban population 4.1%; proportion of urban population living in slums – over 90%; number of planning schools – 1. Basic facts like these hint at why planning education has become an important issue for the Commonwealth. What can we do to get planners with the right skills in the places where they are most urgently needed?

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