The much-anticipated opening ceremony for the Africa Centres of Excellence for Development Impact Project was held on the morning of Wednesday 20th February 2019 at Kempinski Hotel in Djibouti City, Djibouti.
At least 450 Higher Education stakeholders (representing over 30 nationalities) gathered in Djibouti to attend a string of meetings under the banner of the Africa Higher Education Centres of Excellence (ACE) Project from 18 – 26 February 2019.
Confucius, a Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher is quoted as having said “I hear and I forget. I see and I believe. I do and I understand”. This statement links very well with the concept of being innovative in teaching. Clearly innovative methods of teaching and learning require a total mindset change in terms of the roles of the professors and the learners.
The Association of African Universities, AAU, (https://www.aau.org) has joined the Global Sustainability Coalition of Open Science Services (SCOSS) bringing essential African representation to the effort. AAU, […]
The Secretary General of the Association of African Universities (AAU) on behalf of the Governing Board and African Universities, expresses our profound shock at the passing of Ghana's Nobel Peace Laureate and her finest international diplomat of all-time, Busumru Dr. Kofi Annan, which sad event occurred in the early hours of Saturday, August 18, 2018 in Berne, Switzerland. He was 80.
The aim of this workshop is to train the next generation of African researchers in tools and practices to enhance the transparency, reproducibility, and openness of their research. The workshop will introduce participant to the data landscape of Africa, immerging issues with raw data; academic research misconducts (Publication Bias); best practices for data and code management; Data sharing and the construction of a reproducible and transparent workflow using STATA.