The Association of African Universities invites all stakeholders to participate in an online discussion on the various sub themes of the upcoming 14th General Conference and Golden Jubilee Celebrations (to be held in June 2017).
Please submit your comments on the topics below via http://forum.aau.org/forums/
Time Table for Online Moderation of General Conference Themes
|Promoting science, technology and innovation through higher education||Mr. Frank Asefuah, AAU|
Curriculum reform as key to graduate employability and entrepreneurship
|Prof. Karambiri, ACE Centre Leader 2iE, Burkina|
The role of higher education in managing the environment
|Prof. Akpezi Ogbuigwe (formally of UNEP, Kenya)|
|Higher education as a tool for promoting democratic governance||Dr. Emmanuel Akwetey, Institute for Democratic Governance, Ghana|
|Mobilizing resources for higher education in Africa||Prof. Frans Swanepoel, University of Pretoria|
|AAU@50: Achievements, Challenges, and Prospects for Sustainable Development||Prof. Paul Omaji, Rapporteur General|
Day 1: What are the Success Stories in African Universities?
- Institutional strategy and policies in place?
- Institutional set up (office, dedicated officer, Directorate, etc.)?
- Partnerships – local, regional, international?
Day 2: What Led to the Success Stories?
- Funding (what source?)?
- Government support, National policies?
Day 3: What are the Current Challenges?
Day 4: What are the Recommendations?
Day 5: Wrap up