Advancing higher education in Africa

Curriculum development in Africa

Contributing to curriculum development and needs assessment of the Pan African Institute for Water and Energy Sciences (PAUWES).
Further information

The Pan African University (PAU) is an initiative of the African Heads of State and Government of the African Union. It is a premier continental university network whose mission is to provide a comprehensive postgraduate education geared towards the development of a prosperous, integrated and peaceful Africa.

The PAU is part of a continental initiative to revitalize higher education and research in Africa. It is aiming to exemplify excellence, enhance the attractiveness and global competitiveness of African higher education and research and establish African Universities at the core of Africa’s development.

Collaborative and development oriented research

Five thematic institutes will establish Master and PhD programmes and engage in collaborative and development oriented research programmes. They will work with centres in other African regions while collaborating closely with the economic sector and civil society to enhance their relevance and contribution in dealing with local challenges.

The five PAU thematic Pan African University Institute for institutes are:

Our contribution

The University of Manchester, through Dr J Mutale, has contributed to curriculum development and needs assessment and staff recruitment of the Pan African Institute for Water and Energy Sciences (PAUWES).

It is envisaged that when the time is right collaborative research links will be established between Manchester and PAUWES. Dr Mutale chaired PAUWES staff selection committee.

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