PROGRAMME INFORMATION


Name of SLP:Introduction to Socio-Cultural Aspects in Planning
SLP Code: ISCP6813S



SCOPE OF INFORMATION


Short Description of the SLP: This programme will examine the relationship between indigenous knowledge systems and socio cultural aspects of town planning. These relationships are often not easy to reconcile, but the programme will strike a balance between these two aspects of activity. In addition, the SLP will deliberate on the importance of advocacy in planning, driven by probing social justice within the scope of environmental planning. 
Admission Requirements: Participants should have appropriate undergraduate tertiary qualification (NQF7) with background in the town planning human settlements, social facilitation, advocacy, cultural management and  related fields. Work experience can be in community, academic, private and public sectors.
Learning Duration: Five Days 
Costs:R8 000 
Language of Tuition:English
Mode of Delivery: Online
Campus: Bloemfontein
Learning Level: No formal NQF based qualification. It offers Certificate of Completion which enhances admission to the Spatial Planning programmes via RPL
Dates of Programme:

16 to 20 May 2022 and 11 and 15 July 2022

Nature of Programme: Competence Based
Programme Structure: Unit 1: Introduction to socio cultural-aspects and their relation to town planning
Unit 2: Linking Indigenous Knowledge Systems (IKS) to Town Planning
Unit 3: Social Justice and Planning
Assessments: Individual and group assignments and class presentations will be conducted, and the facilitator will grade these using a rubric. Discussions will also be monitored to determine participants' understanding, and some class activities will also be peer reviewed.



CONTACT INFORMATION


Academic Entity: Department of Urban and Regional Planning
Contact Person: Lucia Khetsi
Email: dssb@ufs.ac.za
Telephone:+27 51 401 3210 / +27 73 056 0418 



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