08 Nov 2023

The University of Rwanda-College of Education is partnering with MasterCard Foundation to run a five-year Project on Leaders in Teaching Initiative to strengthen teacher training in Rwanda’s Competency-Based Curriculum, provide quality practicum opportunities to help student teachers put theory into practice, promote the integration of ICT in teaching and learning and support academic staff to strengthen research skills.

The Project is assisting UR-CE in building academic staff and pre-service teachers’ capacity through a set of activities under four core objectives :
• Objective 1 : Strengthen the College of Education’s capacity to provide pre-service teacher training on Rwanda’s Competency Based Curriculum (CBC) through needs-based training for academic staff ;
Objective 2 : Pilot new practicum opportunities for student-teachers to allow them to put theory into practice and strengthen the mentorship and support they receive from UR-CE academic staff.
Objective 3 : Strengthen the integration of ICT in teaching and learning, providing training in the use of Smart Classroom technology and supporting the development of Digital for online and blended courses and ;
Objective 4 : Support academic staff to strengthen their research skills through tailored training, academic exchange, and opportunities to undertake research on secondary education themes through competitive endings. Therefore, LIT invites interested UR-CE academic staff to submit their research grant applications no later than 15 December 2023. Please more :
Call for application :

Appendix 1 : Proposal template :

Signed Application guidelines for Research Grants, conferences
& Publications (LIT Project) :


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