Transferable Skills Training for Successful Doctoral Students - Global and Local Perspectives
The course will cover some of the essential skills and competences required for all doctoral students to succeed in their studies, allowing participants to join a regional network while gaining global and local perspectives in an interdisciplinary context.
The three main section of the course are as follows:
- Teaching and learning in higher education
- Scientific approaches and ethics
- Information literacy and scientific communication
When? 18 August – 5 September 2014
Where? Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda.
Who can participate? Doctoral students in the area of Global Food Security (all disciplinary fields) from the following universities will be prioritized:
- Makerere University (Uganda),
- SLU (Sweden),
- National University of Rwanda (Rwanda),
- Sokoine University (Tanzania)
- Jomo Kenyatta University (Kenya).
Applicants from other universities are accepted if places are available. Participants will be selected based on distribution between universities, engagement with issues of global food security and seeking a gender balance.
Costs? The project will cover the costs for travel, housing, and meals during the course.
Application? Please fill out the form at the application site
For more information about the course please visit: http://www.slu.se/en/international/slu-global/food-security-initiative/2012/transferable-skill-course-and-workshops/