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151. Optimizing Learning and Education in Africa - the Language Factor
  Monday, May 08, 2006  by Admin
  This document assesses comprehensively the experiences of the mother tongue and bilingual education programmes in sub-Saharan Africa. Its conclusion, Language is not everything in Education, but without Language, Everything is nothing in Education.
 
152. Local Research on the Characteristics of Effective Primary Schools in Singida Tanzania
  Monday, May 08, 2006  by Admin
  There has been a growing concern in Tanzania that many pupils complete primary school withough achieving satisfactory levels of training. This report is an outcome of a research conducted with assistance from ADEA, MoEC, UNESCO and CIDA to study characteristics of effective primary schools in Singida. Some results indicate that some primary schools were more effective when the teacher motivated pupils for effective learning and has the mastery of the content and methodology they are teaching.
 
153. The Cost of Poverty: Transaction Costs and the Struggle to Make Aid Work in the Education Sector
  Saturday, April 29, 2006  by Admin
  Most donors who fund ongoing initiatives frequently expect project sustainability or reduced transaction costs as a step towards increased aid effectiveness. This paper attempts to look at the kinds of transaction costs and see how they play out through different funding instruments to the education sector and their likely implications in the context of moves towards increased budget support.
 
154. Using Technology to Train Teachers
  Saturday, April 29, 2006  by Admin
  This handbook proves how Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) have an impact on Teacher Professional Development (TPD) when used in combination with education research on student learning and teacher development. The handbook is intended to help decision makers in developing country governments and development partner’s agencies in their efforts to combine ICT and TPD.
 
155. COMLA Students Essay Award
  Saturday, April 29, 2006  by Admin
  The contest will lead to a COMLA Essay Award that has been a common feature of the SCECSAL. Deadline for submission of the essay is 15th May 2006.
 
156. Improving education in rural areas: Guidance for rural development specialists
  Wednesday, March 22, 2006  by Admin
  Universal basic education is a critical part of rural development. Individuals who have had some education are better farmers and more capable of finding off-farm employment. The rural sector also benefits from the overall development of the national economy and the alleviation of poverty, in which basic education is essential. Yet rural primary schools in low-income countries often suffer because they are remote from the central offices of the
ministry of education, which distribute instructional resources, so their quality is poor.
 
157. African Higher Education Activities in Development:
  Wednesday, March 22, 2006  by Admin
  The African Higher Education Activities in Development (AHEAD) database was developed by the
Policy Research Unit of the Association of Commonwealth Universities in 2004. The database was created in support of the partnership between the Association of Commonwealth Universities and the Association of African Universities and their 10-year programme for Renewing the African University. It catalogues externally funded projects in African higher education and is designed to map and identify current trends in project activity.
 
158. Strengthening Communities Producing Street Children in Kilimanjaro Region
  Friday, March 17, 2006  by Admin
  This monotoring report was written by the Community Strengthening Project Team and was edited by the Director, Kate McAlpine. The report highlights Monitoring of Impact, which was to develop and strengthen community based interpretations that address the causation of child/ youth migration to the streets. Monitoring of outcome was also conducted to measure whether members of the target communities were enabled to support reunified and at risk children from the streets.
 
159. Education and Training for ICT development in Tanzania
  Thursday, February 16, 2006  by Admin
  The Institute of International Education at Stockholm University accepted a commission to study the development of ICT education in Sweden with the aim of creating a model for development in Sida Partner Countries. To achieve the end goal of building a model that guides development, research was done on how Sweden raised the ICT knowledge of its labour force, focusing on roles played by the public and private sectors, and also research on surveys of ICT training and education initiatives in Tanzania.
 
160. Civil Society Outlook: Where Can ICT Contribute Most
  Thursday, February 16, 2006  by Admin
  ICT are purported to have multiple functionalities that enable it to serve under-privileged communities very effectively, provided they have access.However, access to resources alone does not make them effective tools for learning. An enabling environment to support the delivery of learning and teaching is absolutely critical alongside dedicated programs for skills development in the use of ICT.
 
161. International Fellowships Program (IFP) - Tanzania
  Monday, February 13, 2006  by Admin
  IFP-Tanzania is hereby announcing the fellowships for advanced study. These fellowships are tenable anywhere in the world, where the program has Strategic Partnership Universities (SUPs). Each fellowship covers tuition fees, subsistence allowances, travel and other related expenses. A total of fifteen (15) fellowships will be awarded in Tanzania for the 2007/ 2008 academic year.
 
162. Access to information in Tanzania: Still a Challenge
  Tuesday, January 31, 2006  by Admin
  This study was undertaken by HakiElimu, Research on Poverty Alleviation (REPOA) and the Legal and Human Rights Centre (LHRC). The study was to test whether access to information differed by the type of person or organization making the request. Findings show that access to information in Tanzania is poor and only about a quarter of the requests of information were responded satisfactorily, after significant time and follow up.
 
163. Computer firm launches training in Dar es Salaam
  Wednesday, January 25, 2006  by Admin
  Computer firm launches training in Dar es Salaam
- The Microsoft Corporation has launched an unlimited potential initiative in Tanzania to enhance computer literacy among Tanzanians.
The initiative, dubbed the Unlimited Potential (UP) Programme, is a global facility that focuses on providing technology skills for individuals through community - based technology and learning Centres.
 
164. Tanzania Commission for Universities Logo Design Competition
  Wednesday, January 18, 2006  by Admin
  The Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU) is need of a new logo to replace that of the formerly Higher Education Accreditation Council (HEAC).

 
165. Opportunities available for studies abroad
  Sunday, January 15, 2006  by Admin
  Opportunities available for studies abroad
Tanzanian students aspiring to attain excellence in their studies have been urged to search for opportunities abroad where they could be trained in their fields of their liking. The call to that effect was made by Khatton-nissa Kapasi, the director of a Dar es Salaam based University Placement Service, (ICON) in an interview with the Sunday Observer in her office yesterday.
 

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