Africa Regional PhD Seminar – May 14 – 15, 2019
ISTR Africa & the Africa Centre for Philanthropy and Social Investment,
Wits Business School
Johannesburg, South Africa
Deadline to apply: December 15, 2018
The ISTR/WITS Africa PhD Seminar is open to all doctoral students in the field of third sector and civil society research, in all African countries, and at all stages of their doctoral research. This PhD Seminar will accept approximately 20 PhD students at all stages of their doctoral research in topics related to the Third Sector from all African countries.
The aim of the seminar is to provide doctoral students with the opportunity to receive extensive intellectual and methodological advice on their doctoral research from peers and scholars, to introduce them to main theories and developments in the field, to reflect upon publication and career strategies, and to provide an opportunity to network with scholars within the international ISTR research community. The core of the seminar will focus on the research of the individual students.
The PhD Seminar is scheduled for May 14-15, 2019, and runs prior to the first annual Conference on Philanthropy (May 16-17, 2019). Organizers include the Wits Business School’s Centre for Philanthropy and Social Investment, in collaboration with the Center for African Studies at Harvard University, TrustAfrica and Africa Philanthropy Forum. PhD Seminar students are required to also attend the conference.
We are inviting all M&E professionals & emerging M&E professionals to register on our network of M&E professionals as we prepare our 5 year strategy in strengthening evaluation practice to foster evidence use in the Anglophone African region. Click here to register on the database
The Results-Based Project Management: Monitoring and Evaluation (RBME101x) MOOC is here! The course will be running on the edX platform from 03 October 2018 – 28 November 2018. This is designed to address the growing demand for managers in Africa and around the world, who can use results-based approaches to design, implement and manage an ever growing range of programs and projects.
The course has been developed in partnership with CLEAR Anglophone Africa and draws upon the centers experience in promoting the use of evidence-based systems across Africa to enhance development practice.
The course promises to deliver insight in the following areas:
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DETPA’s vision of an African Approach to evaluation acknowledges that context, culture, history and beliefs are critical to the way we shape evaluation in response to the diversity and complexity of development in Africa.
Participants were given the opportunity to choose between the Fundamental track and the Advanced Track courses.
FUNDAMENTAL TRACK PRESENTATIONS:
Facilitator: Mike Leslie
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