CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST: SARUA Curriculum Innovation Network
The SARUA Curriculum Innovation Network (SCIN) is commencing its activities with a two year project to develop a regional curriculum and courseware for a Master’s Programme in Climate Change and Sustainable Development. This is part of the SCIN’s longer term objective to establish a structured forum for collaboration, communication and information exchange around the themes of curriculum innovation and climate resilient development in the SADC region.
SARUA hereby issues a call for Expressions of Interest (EOI) to its member institutions and other stakeholders to participate in the network and curriculum development project in one of the following ways:
The outputs of the Climate Change Counts mapping study can be downloaded here:
All signed EOI application forms and supporting documents must be received via email by Friday 20 March 2015 at 16h00 Central Africa Time.
For any queries regarding the SCIN or the EOI process, please contact:
| Tarirai Mavengere
SARUA Finance and Admin Manager
Tel: +27 (0)11 717-3952
Mobile: +27 (0)78 344-1763
Fax: +27 (0)11 717-3950
Title: Universities and Innovation for Inclusive Development
Date: 8 and 9 June 2015
Venue: Spier Conference Centre, Western Cape
The focus of the event will be to interrogate issues on the topic of Universities and Innovation for Inclusive Development. This topic was researchedby the UNIID-Africa project and funded by the International Development Research Centre (IDRC). The research seeks to address the limited attention paid to how African universities contribute to innovation for inclusive development, specifically, to innovation activities that provide livelihoods to the excluded and disadvantaged. The project builds a stronger African empirical research base through collaboration among African universities and public research institutes. Implications of the research findings will be interrogated and issues for consideration for the leadership of member universities will be explored.
In partnership with the HSRC.
Title: Global Trends in Technology in Higher Education; Opportunities and Challenges for African Universities
Date: 8 and 9 September 2015
Venue: Devondale Conference Centre, Western Cape
Through inputs from local and global experts, and facilitated discussions, this event will address pressing questions on the challenges presented by emergent technologies to higher education.
In partnership with UCT and Pearson
Knowledge Co-Production Framework for Climate Compatible Development in Southern Africa
According to the Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), southern Africa’s warming is likely to exceed the global mean land surface temperature increase in all seasons.
Given the region’s high vulnerability to climate change these impacts could severely affect our regions livelihoods, societies and economies. For this reason SARUA, as a close partner of SADC, has developed a framework for trans-disciplinary collaboration and knowledge co-production that involves research, teaching and learning, and community engagement. Read more.
Volume 1, Number 1: Knowledge Co-Production Framework
Volume 2: Country Reports