Engaging the UK public in international development – training for INGO staff

18 May 2016, London

Think Global is delighted to be collaborating with Bond to deliver this training course.

This course will give you a clear understanding of UK public attitudes towards international development, improve your ability to analyse current communications, and provide you with practical communication tools to strengthen UK public engagement with your organisation’s issues. It will also build your skills for influencing communication change within your organisation.

A mix of the latest research, group based discussion, and practical exercises will help you to understand, analyse and develop your communications to build greater public engagement for your issue and organisation.

Who is it for?

This course is ideally suited to people who directly communicate with the UK public and those who want to build greater engagement with their communications and issues.

What you will learn:

By the end of the course, you will:

  • Understand UK public attitudes towards aid and development, and how these attitudes have changed over time
  • Analyse different communication approaches to international development and use this to critique to your organisation’s messaging
  • Learn practical communications tools to increase public engagement with development
  • Build your skills to influence communication change within your organisation


  • What does the UK public think about aid and development? How has this changed?
  • Analysis of NGO communication practices
  • Practical communication solutions you can use to increase public engagement
  • Changing attitudes within your organisation – how can you support communication change? .

More information

Engaging the UK public in international development is delivered by Think Global and Bond. Think Global and Bond bring together a wealth of experience and knowledge in public attitudes research, training, and development education.

20 places available

Visit the Bond website to find out more and register


£395 (£295 or £150 for BOND members). Discounts for early or multiple bookings.

18 May 2016 9:30am - 4:30pm

Think Global
CAN Mezzanine
32-36 Loman Street