African Rural University is partnering with UNESCO Chair to upscale Life Long Learning in higher education institutions. The main objectives of the partnership include;
- Strengthen capacity of academic staff at partner universities and the professionals in the BVET and NGO sector to conduct quality teaching, research and community university engagement in the field of Lifelong Learning to promote BTVET for rural and urban youth
- To establish sustainable partnerships between higher education, the BTVET sector, government departments,
NGO’s, businesses and communities to contribute to new policy initiatives and innovative programmes for the benefit of the youth.
- To contribute to the strengthening of academic lifelong learning and adult education networks in East
The Chair commenced its work in January 2017 and will run for 4 years till December 2020. It is based at and
hosted by Gulu University in partnership with other 5 universities, 2 BTVETs and 4 Non- governmental Organisations focusing on youth intervention programmes. The university partners are African Rural
University, Kyambogo University, Makerere University,Uganda Martyrs University and University of Groningen in the Netherlands. Download a brochure below to read more.