Capacity Building

Academics without Borders

Academics Without Borders’ (AWB) mission is to support capacity development in tertiary education in developing countries, so these countries can educate their own experts and professionals necessary for their development. The University of Alberta is a member of AWB.

AWB carries out its mission by supporting projects in institutions of higher education in developing countries, by working with talented and committed people there, who are initiating and sustaining institutional growth and change. It does this by sending academic volunteers to support these local initiatives.


AWB Volunteer Opportunity at Aga Khan University in Nairobi, Kenya

Aga Khan University’s Network of Teaching and Learning has partnered with AWB to provide a volunteer to mentor its faculty in the development of systematic processes and procedures for ongoing curriculum reviews throughout the institution. The volunteer will work with the faculty to identify priority needs through assessing quality assurance reports that highlight issues identified in the curriculum and assessing the previous work done to date on supporting course and curriculum redesign.


One volunteer is being sought for this project.


Applicants for the position must have a minimum of a master’s degree in Education preferably in Educational Development. Applicants with extensive experience in curriculum review and quality assurance are especially encouraged to apply.

If you would like to participate, please contact: 

Dan Fredrick

University of Alberta International
dan.fredrick@ualberta.ca
(780)248-1260 

Deadline: February 8, 2019

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