Innovative and Quality Research Skills Training Workshop

Theme: Quality and Innovative Research Methods for the 21st Century

The aim of this workshop is to impart knowledge and skills related to quality, relevant and contemporary research in higher education and workplaces to participants who have an interest in updating or upgrading themselves to both the old and new modes of research in higher education and workplaces. The aim is also to build research capacity in terms of knowledge and skills so that participants can improve their research skills and quality. In addition, this course helps to bring about a common understanding and a shared vision in research supervision and marking in institutions .

Objectives:

  • 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:

  • 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

Date: 15th-17th August 2017

Venue: Tomreik Hotel, East Legon, Accra, Ghana

Registration Fees:

  THE DIFFERENT GROUPS OF PARTICIPANTS US$
1 Employees of Government, Civic & International Organizations and Non-AAU member Universities 500
2 AAU Member Universities 400
3 Full-time students (To provide tangible evidence) 300

N/B: Exchange Rate: US$1=4.2 Ghana Cedis (However, it may vary from time to time)

BANK DETAILS

US DOLLAR ACCOUNT

ACCOUNT NAME:           Association of African Universities
BANK NAME:                                    Standard Chartered Bank

High Street Branch, Accra-Ghana

ACCOUNT NUMBER: 8700202448801
SWIFT CODE: SCBLGHAC
   
CORRESPONDENT BANK: Standard Chartered Bank

New York

SWIFT CODE: SCBLUS33
ABA No. 026002561

 

GHANA CEDIS ACCOUNT

Account Name:   ASSOCIATION OF AFRICAN UNIVERSITIES

Name of Bank:     STANDARD CHARTERED BANK                                               

                                             HIGH STREET BRANCH     

                                             ACCRA-GHANA                                                   

Account Number:               0100100581500

Swift Code:              SCBLGHAC

Facilitators: Dr Violet Makuku and Prof Young K. A. Etsey

Registration Link: https://www.research.net/r/QIRMST

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