Science Education Gets a Boost Across Africa
The Regional Initiative in Science and Education aims to train a new generation of academics and professionals across the continent through a series of international educational networks.
John Mwero, a RISE award recipient, is now a professor of engineering at the University of Nairobi.
allAfrica.com, 3 January 2013
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SciDev.Net, 3 September 2012
An initiative to train science lecturers and boost collaboration among researchers at African universities is likely to be renewed and expanded next year. read more »
The National Council for Higher Education's chair, Abdu Kasozi, has warned that several universities are offering masters and doctorate degrees when they are not qualified to do ... Read more »
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