African Network for Internationalization of Education (ANIE)
On 7th October 2015, preceding the 6th ANIE Conference, we will hold two parallel workshops aimed at equipping different stakeholders and practitioners on internationalization in Africa with best practices and enhanced knowledge in their respective areas of operation. Participation in each workshop will cost $50 and separate from the conference fees. The information on each workshop is below. Each workshop will register a maximum of 35 participants. To sign up for these workshop by registering through email@example.com
Workshop 1: Professionalizing International Offices in African Universities
Internationalization is a growing phenomenon whose realities and impacts on higher education is an urgent priority. African universities have mainly responded to internationalization in an adhoc way. Part of this has been due to the fact that most African universities have not established international offices. Those who have done so, have not adequately prepared the staff in the international offices for the demands of internationalization. Globally institutions of higher education and the related ministries have increasingly recognized the need of internationalization of higher…Read More →
6th ANIE conference workshop 1 facilitators
Amy L. Fishurn
She is an American who has been living and working in the MENA region for more than 30 years teaching but mostly in higher education administration. She has a Master of Arts in Administration & Curriculum from Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington. In 1996, she was hired to launch the Office of International Programs of Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane where and it has grown to one of the more active international offices in the region working with hundreds of other universities around the world either directly or through consortia which promote the liberal arts. She has in recent years become more involved in professional associations for international education and is active is developing resources for new professionals and leaders in the field.
Prof. Elizabeth Abenga
She is Acting Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academic and Student Affairs at Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, Kenya. She is also the Director of International Relations and Academic Linkages. She is a senior lecturer in the Department of Curriculum and Instructional Technology and has a teaching experience of 25 years. She received her Ph.D degree from Moi University, Kenya. She is a Curriculum and Educational Technology Specialist. Her research interest is in Pedagogy, Teacher Education and Emerging Instructional Technology and participates in interdisciplinary research.
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Workshop 2: Internationalization of the Curriculum
In today’s world, internationalization of a university means far more then inter- institutional partnerships. It is a vital aspect of how we teach, learn and relate in a world characterized by global challenges and opportunities. Internationalization of the curriculum and the learning experiences that come thereof, is therefore an integral and important aspect of internationalization of a university. It can refer to activities such as study abroad, foreign language courses, interdisciplinary or area programs, or the provision of programs or courses with international,, intercultural or comparative focus. It is important in broadening the minds of students and preparing them as multicultural global citizens in an increasingly dynamic and multicultural world…Read More →
6th ANIE conference workshop 2 facilitators
Dr. Loveness Kaunda
Dr. Loveness Kaunda is Deputy Vice Chancellor at Mzuzu University in Malawi. She has a PhD from the University of East Anglia, UK; an MEd from Manchester University, UK; a BEd and Dip Ed from the University of Malawi. In 2012, she retired from the University of Cape Town where she spent over 20 years in various capacities, notably as Senior Lecturer, Dean of Students and Director of Internationalisation. Her University career spanned three universities in three countries, namely, Malawi, Lesotho and South Africa. She has published widely in the areas of language, science education and internationalisation and presented at local and international conferences on these…Read More →
Dr. Jackline Nyerere
She is a Lecturer of Educational Planning and Economics in the Faculty of Education at Kenyatta University, Kenya. She earned her PhD in Educational Planning and Economics of Education, from Kenyatta University in the year 2009 and a Master of Education from the Same University in the year 2005. She has professional training on Higher Education Leadership and Management Strategies from Carl Von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg-Germany and training on Cost Analysis in Education from the International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP)-(UNESCO).Her research interests are in higher education.
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