Summer of skills-intensive training

Every summer since 1962, hundreds of international journalists have come to the UK to attend Thomson Foundation's training courses. Alumni have played major roles in the development of their countries' media organisations, some even holding influential positions in government.

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London, United Kingdom

Project duration

Five weeks annually

Project start date



Digital convergence; summer course

The course literally changed my life. When I returned to South Africa, I was able to set up Africa’s first wide-scale mobile journalism internship within Independent Media Group"

Viasen Soobramoney, South Africa

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