Trainings / Workshops


Online Training Course for Supervisors of Doctoral Candidates at African Universities

Date: 09 September 2024

From:  09 September - 13 October 2024

Duration: 4 Weeks

Cost: $200 / ZAR 3500




Information Training & Outreach Centre for Africa (ITOCA), South Africa, in collaboration with Kyambogo University (KYU), Uganda, College of Business Education (CBE), Tanzania, University of Sheffield Information School (INF), United Kingdom, and eLearn Africa and Association of African Universities (AAU) partnership designed the Supervision of Doctoral Candidates programme.

Course Objective:

The course is aimed at strengthening knowledge and skills development in the doctoral education of universities in Africa. The key objectives of the course are to: train doctoral supervisors on mentoring, supervision, and application of information skills in training doctoral students; offer high-impact research methodology training for doctoral candidates; provide skills for academic writing, publishing, and career development training and opportunities for networking among doctoral supervisors; serve as a platform for doctoral administrators (supervisors, heads of departments, deans and other relevant stakeholders) to review doctoral candidate training at African universities and mainstream pedagogical approaches in doctoral students supervision.



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