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Trust within capacity building for the development of supervision training: a case study of Sweden and Mozambique

Almlöv, C.; Capurchande, R.; Januário, F.; Geschwind, L.


This chapter analyses ‘trust’ within a collaboration between Sweden and Mozambique on doctoral supervision training at the Eduardo Mondlane University in Mozambique. The case study uses Simmel’s concept of trust as a lens for analysis. Drawing on individual semi-structured interviews with project members from Sweden and Mozambique, in their different roles and responsibilities, we identify a continuum of experiences from distrust and doubt to trust. This case study provides a more nuanced understanding of trust conceptually within a capacity-building context. Furthermore, it presents how trust is built in the development of doctoral supervision training for the future – through faith.

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Title: The Future of Doctoral Research: Challenges and Opportunities
ISBN: 9780367858476, eISBN: 9781003015383
Publisher: Taylor and Francis

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