Overview of AKU-IED, EA Established in 2006 Is the outcome of the successes of AKU- IED, Pakistan and the Professional Development Centre (PDC), Lead-in project in EA Based in Dar es Salaam but offers programmes in Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya Registered with the Tanzanian Commission for Universities
Goal To contribute to improving the quality of education in the region by creating a scholarly centre of excellence in teacher education and professional development in Sub-Saharan Africa
Guiding principles Access, relevance, positive impact and high quality Teachers and educational leaders are central to the improvement of quality in education. Not a mass provider of education but will work with and through governments and other education systems/institutions.
Teaching programmes Master in Education Certificates in Education Tailor-made, short courses
Master in Education Two - year, full-time programme Targets teachers and educational leaders at all levels Specialisation – Teacher Education & Educational Leadership & management