Africa Centres of Excellence Project 

Preamble:  The Africa Centers of Excellence (ACE) Project follows the success of the Teaching and Learning Innovation Fund (TALIF), a component of the Education Sector Project (EdSeP) implemented with support from IDA to the Government of Ghana.  The EdSeP which was completed in 2010 had the TALIF component, a competitive fund which supported innovation, research, teaching and learning, and Higher Education capacity building in Ghana.  The aim of the current Africa Centres of Excellence is to improve research and development; strengthen Africa’s technological leadership; and to foster cross-border research and academic collaborations.

Timeline

  • Virtual ACE Impact Project Steering Committee Decision Meeting July 23rd
  • Internal ACE Impact World Bank approval meeting – late July
  • Formal launch of the Call for Proposals – early August
  • Deadline for receipt of Call for Proposals – end of September
  • Evaluation and Selection Process – October
  • Project Steering Committee (PSC) Selection Meeting – early November

Distribution of Materials

We anticipate distributing the following documents during the week of July 2 for consideration during the July 23 PSC Meeting

  • Project Appraisal Document (PAD)
  • Call for Proposals, including Proposal Preparation Guidance
  • Evaluation and Selection Criteria, including Evaluation Rubrics

NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR TERTIARY EDUCATION

GHANA JOURNAL OF HIGHER EDUCATION

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Ghana Journal of Higher Education is a peer-reviewed Journal published by the National Council for Tertiary Education (NCTE). The Journal seeks to provide a forum for informed discussion on challenges confronting higher education in Ghana, Africa and beyond. The Editorial Committee of NCTE welcomes original high-quality research and review papers on funding, governance, leadership, quality, and all aspects of higher education. Case studies and papers on new trends transforming the character of higher education like internationalisation of higher education are particularly welcome.