Posted by: africanpressorganization | 11 November 2011

Pan African University (PAU) stakeholders curriculum validation workshop



Pan African University (PAU) stakeholders curriculum validation workshop


ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, November 11, 2011/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Invitation to representatives of the media

When: 14TH -18TH November, 2011


Where: Dessalegn Hotel, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia


Who: Convened by Human Resources, Science and

Technology (HRST)


Objectives :


1-    Validate the draft curricula of agreed courses and programmes for launching of the Pan African University(PAU)

2-    Agree on a continental vision of the PAU, as a guiding principle for PAU curriculum development

3-    Develop a PAU identity, including agreement on a set of common courses to define the identity of the PAU

4-    Set mechanisms ensuring selection of best students and staff

5-    Explore issues of Accreditation and quality assurance for the PAU

6-    Define the PAU Thematic boundaries

7-    Develop guidelines for Teaching, Learning and supervision in PAU masters and PHD programmes


Expected Outcomes:


1-    Agreed curricula for selected courses within the thematic fields

2-    Set of common courses for PAU

3-    Continental vision and branding of the PAU

4-    Student selection criteria and mechanisms

5-    Clear approach towards accreditation and quality assurance

6-    Defined boundaries for Thematics

7-    Guidelines for teaching, learning and student supervision




1-    Host institute and host country

2-    The five geographic regions of the AU and Diaspora

3-    Experts from potential partner institutes

4-    Experts from lead Thematic partner countries

5-    Experts from Regional Economic Communities

6-    Other international experts and intellectuals

7-    The Commission of the African Union


The Validation workshop will include presentations and

discussions on the following ,among others.


1- Ensuring selection of best students and staff

2- Issues of accreditation and quality assurance

3- Defining the boundaries of each PAU Thematics

4- PAU identify and branding common courses

5- Teaching ,Learning and Supervision in PAU Masters and

PHD Programmes



Representatives are invited to attend and cover the official opening ceremony of the workshop on Monday 14 November, 2011 at 9:00 AM



African Union Commission (AUC)


%d bloggers like this: