Invitation For UEW as Guest Speaker on AAU TV’s AAU Talks platform

By | August 11, 2020

Invitation For UEW as Guest Speaker on AAU TV’s AAU Talks platform

The Television Unit of the Association of African Universities (AAU TV) is inviting academic experts to serve as Guests on its flagship programme AAU Talks.  AAU Talks draws content from themes of African Union’s Agenda 2063; the 2016 – 2025 Continental Education Strategy for Africa (CESA 16-25); the Science, Technology and Innovation Strategy for Africa (STISA 2024); the African Union’s Continental Strategy for Technical and Vocational Education and Training; the Africa Education Innovations Handbook, 2018; the African Youth Charter, and the SDGs.Themes and topics selected for the 30-minute discussions, which will stream at https://tv.aau.org/live-tv/ and on our social media platforms are listed as follows:  Theme 1: Resource Mobilization (CESA Pillar 4)

  • Developing the Human Resources for Africa’s Development
  • The Diaspora as a Resource
  • Africa’s Self-Reliance
  • Africa’s Self Sustainability – Africa Beyond Aid
  • Financial Resource Mobilization
  • Funding for Higher Education in Africa
  • Domestic Resource Mobilization

Theme 2: Peace and Security in Africa (CESA SO 10)

  • The Role of the Youth in Peace Building
  • Employment, Employability and Social Security in Africa
  • The Youth and Conflict Resolution
  • Academic Freedom and Governance in Africa
  • Democratization of Higher Education 
  • Education and Human Security
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Theme 3: Women Emancipation/Empowerment (Agenda 2063, Aspiration 6; CESA SO 5)

  • Women in Agriculture
  • Women Entrepreneurs
  • Feminization of Poverty
  • Women as Change Agents in Climate Change Adaptation 
  • Vertical Integration of Women in Academia
  • Releasing the Potentials of Women for Development
  • Promoting Female Academics for National Development

Theme 4: The Youth (Agenda 2063, Aspiration 6)

  • Academic Mentorship and Graduate Employability
  • Research and Employment
  • Entrepreneurial Education in Africa
  • Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence
  • Policy Derivatives on Technical and Vocation Education in Africa
  • The Informal Education Sector in Africa
  • Equity Policies in Academic Programming in Africa
  • TVET opportunities
  • Developing Soft and Hard Skills
  • Internships and Experiential Learning

Theme 5: Institutional Strengthening and Partnerships (Agenda 2063, Aspiration 7; CESA SO 2)

  • Owning the Global Sustainable Development Goals
  • Conducive Higher Education Learning Environment
  • Harmonization of Academic Programmes
  • Research Collaborations
  • Funding Issues in Higher Education
  • Academic Mobility

Theme 6: State of Higher Education in Africa

  • Reports of Annual Continental Activities (RACA)
  • Gender equity, equality and sensitivity
  • The Conducive Higher Education Learning Environment
  • Massification of Higher Education in Africa
  • Paradigms in the Internationalization of Higher Education
  • Private Universities/Privatization of Higher Education

Theme 7: Quality Delivery of Education

  • Harmonization of Education and Training system
  • TVET opportunities
  • Academic Curricula 
  • Pedagogical Delivery
  • Education Management and Training
  • Quality Assurance
  • Demystifying Mathematics 
  • ODL
  • Massification of Higher Education in Africa
  • Investing in Quality Teaching
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Theme 8: Academic Relevance

  • Science and Technological Innovations
  • The Practicality of University Research
  • Patenting and Commercialization of Research Findings
  • Data Mining and Management
  • Unleashing S.T.E.M. on Society
  • University Branding 

 Please share this information with your colleagues. All correspondences should be sent via email to ransford@aau.org; aautv@aau.org and via WhatsApp to +233244736280

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