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Donor Harmonisation Group at their 2014 meeting in Helsinki, Finland

CSC evaluation at the Donor Harmonisation Group

Each year, a network of organisations administrating higher education, research, and capacity building development cooperation programmes meets in Europe to share insight, collaborate, and, where possible, align objectives. The Donor Harmonisation Group this year met on 11-13 June in Helsinki, Finland, for their annual forum, hosted by the Centre for International Mobility (CIMO). The CSC […]

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Commonwealth Scholarships News – Issue 19

Commonwealth Scholarships News – Issue 19  (June 2014): Our Scholars and Fellows, Benefits of internationalisation, News round-up, Our alumni, Taylor & Francis Commonwealth Scholar Best Journal Article Prize, Networks and events

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A study of research methodology used in evaluations of international scholarship schemes for higher education

International scholarship schemes for higher education are widely supported by governments, supranational bodies, and charitable organisations as part of both public diplomacy and developmental assistance commitments. Although the objectives of many scholarship schemes have evolved over the period of their administration, commitment to scholarships remains strong. Increasingly, scholarship providers have invested time and resources into […]

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Evaluation profile: Rizwanul Islam

Before his retirement in 2009, Dr Rizwanul Islam was Special Advisor for the International Labour Organisation (ILO), based in Geneva, Switzerland. He completed a PhD in Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) in 1976. Throughout his career, Rizwan had many different roles including Associate Professor at the University of Dhaka […]

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Review of the Commonwealth Professional Fellowship scheme 2008-2011

Alongside the academic awards it provides, the CSC offers individuals the opportunity to pursue career development through the Commonwealth Professional Fellowship scheme. Since its inception in 2002, the scheme has provided a total of 745 awards (as of 2012) to Professional Fellows from across the Commonwealth, with numbers steadily increasing in 2013. The overall aim […]

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Evaluation profile: James Achanyi Fontem

James Achanyi Fontem is currently the Executive Director of Cameroon Link, an NGO based in Douala that promotes health and agricultural initiatives in rural areas through community radio stations in Cameroon. He undertook a Commonwealth Professional Fellowship with the Sickle Cell Society in the UK in 2008. In addition to his work with Cameroon Link, […]

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