01 Dec 2021
24 June 2021 - ESSA & Real Centre to Host Conference on Funding for African-Led Education Research
Education Sub Saharan Africa (ESSA) and the Research for Equitable Access and Learning (REAL) Centre at the University of Cambridge, in consultation with researchers featured in the African Education Research Database (AERD), are organizing a virtual conference on the urgent need for additional funding in African education research.
REGISTER for the Zoom event taking place on 24 June 2021 from 1pm – 3 pm (GMT).
OBJECTIVES OF THE SESSION
This conference will provide a forum for presentation and an interactive, two-way discussion of:
- Funding opportunities, requirements and expectations of funders based in and/or outside Africa.
- Barriers researchers face in accessing funding and the strategies they use to overcome them.
- How funding policies can be improved to better support researchers based in Africa.
- Whether/how funding is aligned to education policies and priorities in Africa.
Visit this LINK to view the concept note and programme on the ESSA website.
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