A 4-day residential course on ‘How to Engage in Broadband Policy and Regulatory Processes’ was held in Marawila, Sri Lanka (25th – 28th September 2015). This is the fifth of a series of short courses funded by Ford Foundation. The first two courses of this series mainly focused on producing knowledgeable consumers of research who are able to engage in broadband policy and regulatory processes, whereas this course along with the previous courses in New Delhi, India and Nagarkot, Nepal incorporated how to produce policy-relevant research into the syllabus.
Syllabus of the course can be accessed here.
The presentations of the course are below
Session 1 – Introduction
Session 2 – Finding Evidence
Session 3 – Demand-side research
Session 5 – Baseline knowledge about Sri Lanka ICT (RS))
Assignment 2 – Assessing & summarising research
Session 6 – Interrogating supply-side indicators
Session 7 – Introduction to quantitative research
Session 9 – Demand-side stimulation
Session 10 – Why and how of ICT policy, strategy and plans
Session 11 – Broadband quality of service: Regulatory approaches