News with tag 'capacity building'

Date: 16/05/2018

The ACU's work supporting early career researchers specialising in climate change in sub-Saharan Africa has been boosted, with a one-year extension for the CIRCLE ...

 
Date: 18/04/2018

Yesterday was the second day of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in London. The four parallel forums (Business, Women, People, and Youth) are now in full swing, bringing together policymakers, diplomats and civil society ...

 
 
Date: 23/03/2018

The ACU is committed to advancing academic mobility in the Commonwealth – ACU Fellowships support this aim by encouraging collaboration, knowledge sharing and the creation of new networks.

Each fellowship has a specific remit, ...

 
Date: 20/03/2018

In April 2018, the UK will host the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) where leaders from all ...

 
Date: 26/02/2018

Following the conclusion of the 20th Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers (20CCEM) in Fiji, the importance of higher education in achieving sustainable development was formally recognised in the

 
 
Date: 22/02/2018

Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland called for

 
Date: 15/02/2018

The vast potential for Commonwealth universities to network and form research partnerships is highlighted in the

 
Date: 11/12/2017

A new partnership between the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) and the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) will see the two organisations joining forces to support new multinational initiatives in teaching, training, ...

 
Date: 06/11/2017

The ACU is leading an innovative new project – Partnership for Enhanced and Blended Learning (PEBL) – designed to address the critical staff shortages facing universities in east Africa, while improving outcomes for students.

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Date: 31/05/2017

The ACU is pleased to announce that the University of Malta is now offering two Commonwealth Master's Scholarships to students ...

 
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: 05/08/2016

The ACU is delighted to announce the winners of the 2016 ACU Titular Fellowships. These awards provide academics from various disciplines with the opportunity to visit prestigious institutions across the Commonwealth between October 2016 and ...

 
Date: 21/04/2016

‘Universities should take active responsibility for acts of ragging and gender-based violence amongst students and staff’, said the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka, The Honorable Ranil Wickremesinghe, in opening a joint conference ...

 
Date: 07/12/2015

The Association of Commonwealth Scholarships (ACU) and the University of the South Pacific (USP) have just signed an agreement for USP to host Commonwealth Scholarships from 2016.

USP will be welcoming one Commonwealth Scholar to ...

 
Date: 11/07/2014

Twelve universities from Africa have been selected to take part in a new ACU-run project that will help them to develop their academic staff early on in their careers.

The project, called ‘ Tags: Africa, research, training, early careers, capacity building, open access, STARS

 
Date: 17/03/2014

African universities are gradually introducing new mechanisms to encourage the uptake of research by key stakeholders, although much more remains to be done. These are the findings of a benchmarking exercise undertaken by the Development ...

 
Date: 20/02/2012

The Deputy Secretary General of the ACU, Dr John Kirkland, was invited to give evidence to the UK House of Commons Science and Technology Select Committee inquiry into the Department for International Development’s (DFID’s) support ...