ACU-BNET Fellowships in Education

In collaboration with the Britain-Nigeria Educational Trust (BNET), the ACU offers two education fellowships tenable at Bayero University Kano, Nigeria.

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Applicants must be academic staff working in departments of education at ACU member universities in any country other than Nigeria.

The Fellowship

Fellows will act as visiting external examiners for courses in the Faculty of Education at Bayero University Kano. They will be expected to contribute to curriculum development in the department, and will lead at least one seminar or lecture during each of their visits in an area of interest to the faculty.

Tenure of Fellowship

Fellows will be expected to make a commitment for three years (2018-2020).

The annual visits will be for three weeks in October each year.

Value of Fellowship

Fellows will receive:

  • An international economy return airfare
  • Accommodation and meals during their visits
  • Reimbursement for visa and travel insurance costs
  • An honorarium of GBP £500 per visit

Other terms and conditions

Fellows are required to submit a short written report within two months of the end of the each visit.


Applications closed on 6 May 2018, and will reopen in 2019.

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