Project objectives and relevance to the SDGs
The objectives of the project are:
To strengthen the quality and relevance of postgraduate (Master- and PhD-level) teacher education and research programs and methods in selected subjects.
To strengthen postgraduate (Master and PhD-level) teacher educator education and research systems in the selected subjects.
To increase competence and capacity of higher education faculty and teacher educators.
To improve institutional small-scale infrastructure and equipment for education and research.
To improve gender equality and inclusion of marginalized groups in teacher education and research in selected subjects.
To increase availability of opportunities for lifelong learning among teacher educators.
To increase engagement with the Ugandan Ministry of Education and Sports and other relevant stakeholders for dissemination of knowledge.
Relevance to the SDGs:
The project is primarily linked to SDG 4 (Quality Education), but also addresses issues related to SDG 5 (Gender Equality), SDG 10 (Reduced Inequalities), SDG 8 (Decent Work and Economic Growth) and SDG 1 (No Poverty).