Proposal Writing Workshop at Adigrat University (28.4.-2.5.2014)

 (Dialogue on Innovative Higher Education Strategies), a joint venture between the German Rectors´ Conference (HRK) and DAAD, has introduced a new programme, the “National Multiplication Training (NMT)”, under which DIES-Alumni organise national training activities in higher education management.

Following the first call in 2013, DIES received 27 applications from 17 countries. 9 applications were selected. With regard to Sub-Sahara Africa, three applications had been successful and the respective trainings are implemented in the course of 2014. In this context, Ethiopian DIES-Alumni offered the first part of a training in “Proposal Writing“ at Adigrat University (28th April to 2nd May).

Some 25 participants from different public universities came to Adigrat. The trainers were the DIES-Alumni Dr. Alem Mebrahtu (Academic Vice President of Adigrat University) and Prof. Abebaw Gashaw (Jimma University) as well as Prof. Arnis Vilks who ist the German Tandem Dean of the Business College of Mekelle University.

The second round of the NMT is scheduled to take place from 1st to 5th of September 2014 at Jimma University.