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Accelerated Education Training, Uganda 2018

November 12 - November 15

studentsECCN members in Africa are invited to participate in a four-day training on Accelerated Education, November 12–15, 2018, in Kampala, Uganda.

The purpose of this training is to build participants’ knowledge and skills in the fundamentals of Accelerated Education (AE) programming.

The training, which is hosted by ECCN, the Accelerated Education Working Group (AEWG), and USAID, is designed to improve accelerated education policies and programs with a harmonized approach that follows the AEWG’s 10 Principles of Effective Practice. Bringing together USAID and UN agencies, along with implementing partners and Ministry of Education staff, this event will include hands-on activities as well as creative learning opportunities.

Spaces are available for ECCN members currently posted in African countries.

To apply, please complete this registration form by September 17, 2018.

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USAID staff should register through USAID University, course number 45243.

Course Description

During the training, participants will reflect on AE in their country context, apply knowledge and skills to better design, implement, manage and evaluate AE programs and work towards a harmonized approach to AE through alignment with the Accelerated Education Working Group (AEWG) 10 Principles for Effective Practice and additional tools and guidance.  The workshop will utilize evidence on accelerated education from the AEWG Case Studies and the experience of accelerated education policy and implementation in Uganda. However the principles, best practices and skills are applicable to a variety of contexts.

Course Objectives

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify the unique characteristics of accelerated education, its intended targets and goals and its distinction from other forms of alternative/ non-formal education;
  2. Assess quality of accelerated education programs using the 10 Principles for Effective Practice;
  3. Adapt and contextualise the 10 Principles of Effective Practice to their specific context;
  4. Design accelerated education programs and policies that utilized a globally recognized harmonized approach.
  5. Support a harmonized approach to accelerated education policy and systems development or reforms at national level.

A limited number of travel grants for Ministry of Education staff are available; please indicate on the form if such a grant is needed.

Participants will be notified about their application no later than September 28, 2018. Participants are responsible for obtaining a visa and paying all travel, hotel, and per diem costs.

Location details will be provided upon acceptance.

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