Monthly Archive July 2019

AAU Talks: Opening Ceremony of the PedaL & MRPP Week- part 2

It was an opportunity for an estimated 170 participants to interact and exchange perspectives on emerging outcomes of pedagogical innovations. These included: government officials, education policy actors drawn from various national and regional organizations; university leaders and managers; research organizations; university teaching staff and students; the media; resource persons; and, PASGR staff.

AAU Talks: Opening Ceremony of the PedaL & MRPP Week- part 1

Themed ‘Pedagogy on the Move: Our Journeys’; the joint event was hosted by PASGR and its partners in the Pedagogical Leadership in Africa project as well as the collaborative Master of Research and Public Policy (MRPP) programme. It was held at the Sarova Whitesands Hotel, Mombasa, Kenya on June 24 – 28, 2019 and marked […]

Demanding Power: Struggles over Energy Access in Fragile Settings

The Partnership for African Social and Governance Research (PASGR), a pan-African research organisation based in Nairobi, Kenya and the Institute for Development Studies (IDS), located in the University of Sussex, United Kingdom, in collaboration with independent Nigerian academics/researchers are carrying out a study on the outcomes of energy protests in Nigeria. The study titled, “Demanding […]

Press Release: Study On Energy Protests In Nigeria

The Partnership for African Social and Governance Research (PASGR), based in Nairobi Kenya and the Institute for Development Studies (IDS) based in the University of Sussex, United Kingdom, in collaboration with independent Nigerian academics/researchers are studying the outcomes of energy protests in Nigeria. The aim of the study is to understand the repertoire of protests […]

Group Undertakes Survey on Energy Protests in Nigeria

The Partnership for African Social and Governance Research (PASGR), a pan-African research organisation based in Nairobi, Kenya and the Institute for Development Studies (IDS), located in the University of Sussex, United Kingdom, in collaboration with independent Nigerian academics/researchers are carrying out a study on the outcomes of energy protests in Nigeria. The study titled, “Demanding […]

AAU Talks: Transforming Teaching & Learning Processes in Africa

Kwesi Acquah Sam, the host of AAU Talks, engages Dr. Beatrice Muganda, Director of Higher Education at the Partnerships for African Social and Governance Research (PASGR) based in Nairobi, Kenya on the Pedagogical Leadership Programme run by PASGR and its impact on transforming teaching and learning processes in Africa.

Technological innovations – A key to reaching students

African universities need to “run faster in innovating technologies to compete globally”, according to Professor Crispus Kiamba, former permanent secretary in the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology in Kenya and current faculty member of the School of the Built Environment, College of Architecture and Engineering at the University of Nairobi. In his keynote […]

Research group rallies stakeholders on new energy crisis’ study

To seek sustainable solutions beyond protests to Nigeria’s energy crisis, stakeholders, including members of the academia, civil society groups, and development agencies, have unveiled a new research project to address such objectives. With specific reference to petroleum products and the struggles associated with such commodities in a fragile setting like Nigeria, the proposed study, titled, […]

Pedagogy on the move: PedaL Turns One

170 participants from the 21 universities across Africa were in attendance at the Pedagogical Leadership Annual Convening and Collaborative Master of Research and Public Policy week organized by the Partnership for African Social and Governance Research (PASGR) and supported by the UK Department For International Department (DFID) under the Strategic Partnerships for Higher Education Innovation […]