As part of the „In-Country/In-Region Scholarship Programme” DAAD offers scholarships for Master and PhD studies in Education for candidates from East Africa via the CERM-ESA programme.
If you are interested, please find the call for applications here: Call for Scholarship Applications_Ostafrika CERM-ESA 2020
Application closing date is the 31st of January 2020.
Please check out our call for applications for two participation scholarships (travel and accommodation) for Oldenburg Master of Education students to join our annual CERM-ESA Research School in Port Elizabeth in January/February 2020! Application deadline is the 22nd of November 2019.
You find the call here:
The third offering of CERM-ESA’s Capacity Building Programme for Lecturers and Supervisors (CABLES) has kicked-off successfully in Accra this morning. A group of 25 participants representing the
– West African-German Centre of Excellence for Governance for Sustainable and Integrative Local Development
– West African-German Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Rural Transformation
– Congolese-German Centre of Excellence for Microfinance
– Ghanaian-German Centre of Excellence for Development Studies and the
– Namibian-German Centre of Excellence for Logistics
are engaging in questions of postgraduate supervision, curriculum development and interpersonal competencies for excellent teaching. The week-long professional development programme is the last in a row of three international and cross-disciplinary CABLES offerings that DAAD has sponsored for those lecturers, researchers and supervisors, who contribute to the success of the Centres of African Excellence.
Participants and facilitators of the CABLES@WA2019 Programme from 14-19 October in Accra
If you are interested in the programme, please click here: CABLES-WA2019_brochure_A5-V01-1.
Dear CERM-ESA friends
Enjoy reading our newsletter covering the first six months of 2019!
After two successful offerings of CERM-ESA’S ‘Capacity Building Programme for Lecturers and Supervsiors’ (CABLES) in Port Elizabeth and Zanzibar, a third CABLES programme is taking place at Moi University in the week of the 3rd to the 8th of June 2019.
100 lecturers and supervisors of all 14 Schools of Moi University participate in the training programme which is designed to support lecturers and supervisors to sharpen their skills in supervision, teaching strategies and research coherence. Excellent facilitation is guaranteed by Prof Michael Samuel, Dr Noluthando Toni and Prof Naydene de Lange. The next step will be a ‘train-the-trainer’ programme to extend the pool of facilitators for the CABLES programme and enable more offerings under the umbrella of CERM-ESA in future.
The CERM-ESA family is proud of our second doctoral scholarship holder graduating in February 2019! Janeth Chemeli did her PhD through CERM-ESA at Moi University and worked on the ‘Utilization of Formative Assessment Strategies in Mathematics Instruction and their Impacts on Learner Achievement in Secondary Schools in Kenya’. After her successful defense she was overwhelmed and expressed her gratitude to CERM-ESA and DAAD for all the support and mentoring she had received during her three yeears of scholarship.
Congratulations, Janeth! Well done!
THE EAST AND SOUTH AFRICAN-GERMAN CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE FOR EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH METHODOLOGIES AND MANAGEMENT (CERM-ESA) at Moi University announces up to
6 Masters Scholarships for our Master of Education in Research Programme,
funded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) starting from the 1st of September 2019
and up to
2 PhD Scholarships in Sociology of Education funded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) starting from the 1st of September, 2019
The call invites education students (preferrably on Master’s level) of Oldenburg University interested in education research in African contexts to apply for the participation in CERM-ESA’s 5th Research School taking place between the 4th adn 16th of February 2019.
David Ssekamatte with his supervisors Prof Karsten Speck (left) and Prof Bernd Siebenhüner (right)
CERM-ESA’s first PhD scholarship holder graduates from Oldenburg University
CERM-ESA is proud to announce that David Ssekamatte from Uganda Management Institute successfully defended his dissertation titled: The Opportunities and Challenges for Climate Change Education at Universities in the African Context: A Comparative Case Study of Makerere University (Uganda) and University of Dar es Salaam (Tanzania).
After the defense on Friday, the 7th of September 2018, David said: “I am extremely happy to complete my doctoral journey that started in January 2016. I have had the best experience here at the University of Oldenburg with exceptional doctoral support from my supervisors and the CERMESA family. I am so grateful. I now look forward to adding value to my country and Uganda Management Institute in particular through quality research and supervision support for the students and advancing sustainability education research in African contexts to higher levels.”
David, who is leaving for Uganda later this week, will mentor the two new CERM-ESA PhD scholarship holders at UMI who will take up their work in January 2019.
Congratulations on this marvelous success, David!!!
If you are interested in what David found out, you find his presentation here: Ssekamatte_PhD_presentation_06.09.18