Workshops on Development of Curriculum of PhD Programme
The second workshop on the development of PhD curriculum programme was held at the university of Dsm on 23rd to 25th September 2015. The first workshop on development of PhD curriculum was held at University of Rwanda in July 2015. The workshop was proceeded by one day meeting for interview and selection of PhD candidates on 26th September 2015.
The workshop was attended by 27 participants including 3 participants from Sweden, 5 lecturers from Makerere University, 1 lecturer from University of Rwanda, 1 lecturer from AIMS Tanzania , 1 lecturer from DUCE and 16 staff from Maths depart UDSM.
Structure of the programme was discussed and list of courses were listed. Few course outlines were developed before finishing the workshop. Other lists of courses were distributed among the participants to develop the course outlines.
The third workshop on development of PhD curriculum was held at Makerere University on October 2015.
The fourth workshop was held in Sweden 10th to 16th November 2015. The workshop in Sweden was to involve more Swedish partners .
The workshop in Sweden was attended by 8 participants including 2 participants from University of Dar es Salaam, 3 lecturers from Makerere University, 4 lecturer from Swedish Universities.
Joint workshop on the review of MSC curricula was held in Arusha at Arusha Technical College from 25th to 29th September 2016. Five curricula programmes were reviewed namely;
The workshop comprised of a diverse group of Mathematicians from six countries namely; Tanzania (8 participants), Uganda (6 participants), Rwanda (2 participants), Mozambique (1 participant), Ethiopia (1 participant) and Sweden (2 participants).
The goals of the workshop were to:
This was the critical time for the development of Mathematics in the region. The three universities aimed to review their individual masters programmes to come up with a programme with a standard acceptable to all the Universities and the international community.
Annual Planning Workshop of Sida Mathematics project for Makerere University, University of Rwanda and University of Dar es Salaam which was held in Sweden from 7th – 12th March 2016. The three departments are supported by Sida bilateral programme.
Unfortunately, participants from University of Rwanda for logistic reason were unable to attend. Other participants were: