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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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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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Women, Kashmir and peace talks

By Ezabir Ali, 2012 Commonwealth Professional Fellow from India hosted by Conciliation Resources. ‘Nobody can silence me – I have every right to speak.’ These were the words shouted by a 40-year-old woman at security staff and state officials, as she managed to intrude into the venue where Rahul Gandhi, Vice President of the Indian […]

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Monira Rahman

Professional Fellow strengthens services for acid attack victims

Monira Rahman was a 2012 Commonwealth Professional Fellow hosted by Acid Survivors Trust International. She is Executive Director of the Acid Survivors Foundation in Bangladesh. During her Fellowship, Monira spent three months closely observing the interventions of the UK government and charities to protect the rights of victims of gender-based violence and people with disfigurements, and […]

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Professional Fellow learns about biomass energy in Scotland

Professional Fellow learns about biomass energy in Scotland

Nellie Oduor is a 2012 Commonwealth Professional Fellow from Kenya. Her Fellowship was hosted by the Institute for Energy Systems at the University of Edinburgh In September 2012. I work for the Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI) as a Deputy Centre Director of the Forest Products Research Centre. Other than the Centre’s administration duties, I […]

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