Provisional programme 19-20 May 2017

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Preliminary programme Friday 19 May 2017

Time

Downstairs

Upstairs

8:00-9:00

Registration + Tea and coffee

9:00-9:10

9.10-9.40

Welcome:  Susana Menéndez (HHS/THUAS)

Introduction to the conference theme: Jos Walenkamp

9:40-10:30

Plenary keynote: The challenges of achieving quality in engineering education in Africa 

Goolam Mohamedbhai Chair: Beer Schröder

10:30-11:00

Morning tea + Information market

 

Panel: Gender and education in East Africa

Chair: Linda Johnson

Panel: Higher education and enrolment issues

Chair: Beer Schröder

11:00-11:30

Gendering learning: Reflections from teaching, research and practice

Wendy Harcourt

Towards an African space for higher education: from Utopia to reality

George Haddad

11:30-12:00

What is a gender lens: a skit

Mdubusi Zingelwayo

Massification of higher education in Africa

Akiiki Babyesiza

12:00-12:30

Drivers for gendered exclusion in education in East Africa

Auma Okwany

Participatory assessment of the development of the Eduardo Mondlane University, Mozambique

Nilza César

12:30-13:00

Being a girl and in Uganda and Kenya: educational outcomes

Elizabeth Ngutuku

What do enrolment data say about education, using Bourdieu’s approach?

Bert van Pinxteren

13:00-14:30

Lunch + Information market

 

Panel: Indigenous and informal education

Chair: Felix Ameka

Panel: Education and sustainable city movements in Africa

Chair: Ton Dietz

14:30-15:00

Culture of work, training for and production of clan-bond goods and services in Southwestern Nigeria: The non-formal and informal learning approaches

Tajudeen Adewumi Adebisi

How to integrate sustainable city goals in teaching in Africa and about Africa?

Ton Dietz

15:00-15:30

“Our yesterday our legacy”: Rethinking indigenous adult and community learning for quality education in contemporary African society

Akande, Joshua Olusola

“Each One Teach One”: Collaborative learning, an anthropological approach

Madi Ditmars

15:30-16:00

Conceptualization of education in Ngemba (Cameroon)

Solange Mekamgoum

Between bare necessity and transformative power: The value of informal schools in Kibera, Kenya

Inge Mackenbrock

16:00-16:15

Tea break + Information market

16:15-17:30

Forum: Matchmaking between African and European Education

(DAAD, NORAD, VLIR-UOS, Nuffic) Chair: Theo Hooghiemstra, Director Nuffic

17:30

Drinks

 

Preliminary programme Saturday 20 May 2017

Time

Downstairs

Upstairs

9:00-10:00

Late registration + Information market +Tea and coffee

 

Panel: Actors and engagement in educational contexts

Chair: Jan Jansen

Panel: Education and employability

Chair: Jos Walenkamp

10:00-10:30

“Education for life” or “Education today”?

Sara Kinsbergen & Lau Schulpen

The role of higher technical education on the employability of graduates in Ghana

Edmund Ameko

10:30-11:00

A maternity clinic in Mali: a zone of awkward engagement

Lianne Holten

Vocational training and employment opportunities for West African

youth

Mariama Mary Fall

11:00-11:30

Catering and credit: Investment practices on the countryside of Mali

Jan Jansen

“Trained for which job exactly?” Assessing the impact of access to informal ICT education on employment opportunities for marginalized youth in Nairobi, Kenya.

Jalmar Pfeifer

11:45-13:15

Lunch + Information market

12:30-13:00 General meeting (ALV) NVAS

13.15-14.15

Plenary keynote: Language of instruction in Anglophone, Francophone and Lusophone Africa: an overview

Ingse Skattum Chair: Anneke Breedveld

14:15-14:30

Tea break + Information market

 

Panel: Literacy

Chair: Maarten Mous

Panel: Policies, teacher training and teacher quality

Chair: Azeb Amha

14:30-15:00

Literacy teaching in Northern Nigeria: policies, practice and resources

Mary Anderson

A quality teacher for all; Best practices for supporting teachers in Mali through innovative tools

Céline Herbiet

15:00-15:30

Language-independent literacies for inclusive education in multilingual areas

Friederike Lüpke

Teachers are like thieves’: state making and the unintended consequences of free primary education in Hargeisa, Somaliland

Tobias Gandrup

15:30-16:00

Literacy and development in Senegal

Ekaterina Golovko

Teacher education and early grade reading instruction in mother tongue languages in Ethiopia: the case of colleges of teachers’ education

Moges Yigezu

16:00-16:30

Innovations in islamic education in The Gambia: Reconciling religious aspirations and the requirements of a contemporary state

Tal Tamari

Inconsistent language policies in Ghana and their implications for quality education in Ghana

Samuel A. Atintono & Avea E. Nsoh

 

16:30-16:45

Closing conference

16:45

Drinks