News with tag 'development'

Date: 20/03/2017

How can universities address both local and global demands to make a positive contribution to society? A new report, launched by the

 
Date: 13/09/2016

On Monday 12 September, the ACU and the University of Nairobi convened an international conference, focusing on the SDGs and ...

 
Date: 25/08/2016

The sixth annual ACU Commonwealth Summer School, hosted by the University of Rwanda from 13-20 August 2016, saw 39 delegates from 14 Commonwealth countries discuss how universities should implement the Sustainable Development Goals ...

 
 
Date: 30/09/2015

Is higher education up to solving the challenges of the world beyond 2015? This is the question the ACU set out to answer before the deadline for the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) with the

 
Date: 01/07/2015

The seventh annual Publishers for Development (PfD) conference – which took place in London, UK, yesterday – explored five core ...

 
Date: 25/03/2015

In February 2015, the Commonwealth Tertiary Education Facility (CTEF) convened a meeting in Kuala Lumpur to consider their policy paper on doctoral education in Commonwealth Africa. As one of CTEF’s partners, The Association of ...

 
Date: 17/02/2015

The Association of Commonwealth Universities will take part in Going Global this year, an annual forum for education ...

 
Date: 16/01/2015

Commonwealth education ministers meet every three years, to discuss key education issues, identify areas for action, and share knowledge and good practice. The next Tags: development, Commonwealth, education, Beyond 2015

 
Date: 17/09/2014

Universities must do more to link their research with the real problems confronting their country. That was the message propounded by Dr Sania Nishtar at Going Beyond 2015 in Islamabad, Pakistan, last week   ...

 
Date: 05/09/2014

On Tuesday 9 September between 1000-1200h BST (1400-1600h in Pakistan), the ACU along with the COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT) and the Commonwealth Students' Association will host a live online web chat where we will explore ...

 
Date: 21/08/2014

The 2014 Publishers for Development conference took place in Oxford recently under the theme Research Matters for Developing Countries. The conference was attended primarily by academic librarians, international publishers, ...

 
Date: 19/06/2014

Dr Joan Dassin, the founding Executive Director of the Ford Foundation International Fellowship Program (IFP), delivered an ACU Perspectives talk in which she demonstrated how providing higher education opportunities for socially-conscious ...

 
Date: 29/05/2014

Dr Joan Dassin will deliver the fifth talk in the ACU Perspectives speaker series on Wednesday 18 June 2014, 5.30 pm (talk to commence at 6.00 pm), at ...

 
Date: 19/08/2013

The Seychellois Minister for Environment and Energy, H.E. Professor Rolph Payet, delivered the keynote speech titled ‘Will the world exist in 2113?’ at the third

 
Date: 10/07/2013

UniPID successfully organised the second DocLinks Summer School - hosted at the University of Helsinki between 2-5 July 2013 - bringing together African and European doctoral students from various disciplines under the theme of &lsquo ...

 
Date: 27/03/2013

Professor Graeme Hugo, Director of the Australian Population and Migration Research Centre at the University of Adelaide, has called for new approaches to be considered to facilitate development-friendly models of migration for academic staff, ...

 
Date: 31/08/2012

Post-secondary education must feature prominently in any international development objectives established to succeed the Millennium Development Goals, according to an international conference convened by the Association of Commonwealth ...

Tags: MDGs, development
 
Date: 02/07/2012

The Development Partnerships in Higher Education (DelPHE) programme of Britain's Department for International Development (DFID) has delivered effective results at several levels, according to new studies commissioned through the Association ...

 
Date: 02/07/2012

Publishers have been urged to look beyond ‘flagship’ universities and research institutes in developing countries to support national research and library consortia.

The 2012 Publishers for Development conference, held in ...

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