TRANSFORMATIVE EDUCATION FOR DEVELOPMENT: AN AFRICAN PERSPECTIVE
Riara University First Annual International Conference on Education in Africa
CALL FOR PAPERS
THEME: Contemporary Issues in Education in Africa
DATE: July 18-20, 2013
VENUE: Riara University Campus, Nairobi
INTRODUCTION: The School of Education at Riara University, Nairobi, will be hosting its first annual conference on Education in Africa from July 18-20, 2013.
The theme of this conference, “Contemporary Issues in Education”, focuses on pertinent issues surrounding Education in Africa. Research findings, Success stories, Experiences, Challenges and Problems, as well as Theoretical Concepts are some ways of reporting what is going on in the field of Education in Africa today. We therefore welcome you to submit your abstract and paper towards the conference.
SUBMISSION OF ABSTRACTS: Scholars and researchers in the general field of Education are invited to send abstracts on proposed papers by June 15th, 2013. Abstracts should be in the range of 250-300 words. Presenters are expected to submit their completed papers by June 30th 2013. Selected papers will be published by Riara University Journal of Education. All abstracts and complete papers should be sent as e-mail attachments in Microsoft Word format to the mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sub themes of the Conference: Abstracts submitted may fall under any of the following subthemes. Abstracts in other related areas are welcome:
1. CURRICULUM IMPLEMENTATION AND DELIVERY
2. EDUCATION AND DEVELOPMENT
3. DEMOCRATIZATION AND EDUCATION
4. HEALTH, ENVIRONMENT AND SAFETY IN EDUCATION
5.EDUCATION LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT
6. GUIDANCE, COUNSELLING AND MENTORING
7. LAW AND EDUCATION
8. EDUCATION AND MORAL DEVELOPMENT
Paper Format: To be accepted for publication, papers should follow the APA citation format, be double-spaced and be no more than 20 pages, including References (this may vary in cases where there are diagrams or charts inserted).
Registration Fees: The fees charged will include Registration, breakfast, Lunch and End of Conference Dinner Party. Participants will be responsible for their dinner (other than the closing day) and accommodation (Accommodation can be organized on Request).
RU staff and students Free
Staff from other Kenyan Universities Ksh. 4,000
Students from other Kenyan Universities Ksh. 2,000
Staff from other East African countries Ksh. 5,000
Students from other East African countries Ksh. 2,500
Presenters from other parts of Africa $80
Presenters from the rest of the world $100
All enquiries on the Conference should be addressed to: