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Future pioneers in mental health care

Written by Luke Stamps, Programme Assistant at the CSC who made a visit to meet our Commonwealth Professional Fellows. The Commonwealth Scholarship Commission’s 2018 Professional Fellowship Programme drew applications from a wide range of organisations spanning the entirety of the Commonwealth. These included environmental conservation, Nursing and Midwifery. One of these organisations was the East […]

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A swarm of bees in Marlborough House Gardens

Dr Kwame Aidoo, 2015 Commonwealth Professional Fellow from Ghana, reports on a unique event arranged by his host organisation, Bees for Development. During the summer months every year, honey bee colonies gather nectar, pollen, and other resources to grow and develop a vibrant nest. When a nest is overflowing with bees and food, the colony […]

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The second cohort of young people trained through the D'Girls Initiative

Supporting youth and enhancing development in Cameroon’s rural communities

Nelly Shella Tchaptcheut Yonga, 2014 Commonwealth Professional Fellow and Coordinator of the Rural Women Development Center (RUWDEC) in Buea, Cameroon, reports on her activities after her fellowship. It’s been 3 months since my return from the UK and it already feels like a year. My Professional Fellowship at the National Youth Agency enabled me to explore […]

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Redempta Mamseri

Evaluation profile: Redempta Mamseri

Redempta Mamseri was awarded a Commonwealth Professional Fellowship in 2012 and spent a one-month period at the Northumbria Healthcare NHS Trust. She had previously attained a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing and a Master’s degree in Health Studies Research in Nursing. Redempta is currently working as a Lecturer at the Kilimanjaro Christian Medical University in Tanzania, […]

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Sharing plans to improve school management with school teachers in Panihata village, Sherpur, Bangladesh

Commonwealth Professional Fellow introduces new vision for school management

Janet Sarker is a 2013 Commonwealth Professional Fellow, hosted by Anglican Alliance. She is the Education Coordinator for the Church of Bangladesh, and spent seven weeks in the UK on her Fellowship with education experts and schools across the country. The knowledge and skills that I gained through my Commonwealth Professional Fellowship have since been used […]

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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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