Theme of Workshop: Innovative and Quality Research Methods for 21st Century

Aim of the workshop:

Share knowledge and skills related to quality relevant and contemporary research in higher education to participants who have an interest in updating or upgrading themselves to both the old and new modes of research in higher education.

Objectives of the workshop

  • Share knowledge on the important endowments and characteristics of a good research
  • Equip participants with the background knowledge and skills that inform better quality research practices
  • Share knowledge and skills of the diverse ways of research using various Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs)
  • equip participants with generic writing techniques,
  • help to improve proposal writing skills,
  • impart knowledge on general and specific expectations of reviewers (in case of publications),
  • upgrade knowledge and skills needed to assist & supervise students’ research projects well,
  • upgrade knowledge and skills needed to properly mark students’ research projects/dissertations and theses.


Target Audience:

Broad categories include civil society, industry, academia and government. Some of the specific categories include:

  • University lecturers
  • Polytechnics lecturers
  • College lecturers
  • Quality Assurance personnel in Higher Education Institutions, Colleges and Polytechnics
  • Personnel in Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and International organizations
  • Students in Higher & Tertiary Education
  • Any person who feels deficient in his/her research skills


Workshop is to be held from 17th -19th October, 2017


Venue of the workshop: The Association of African Universities (AAU) Secretariat, Trinity Road, East Legon, Accra, Ghana


Registration Fees:

Members US$200. 00

Non-Members US$250. 00


Facilitator: Dr Violet Makuku (Quality Assurance Specialist & the HAQAA Initiative Project Officer at AAU)


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