Venue: UDS International Conference Center, Tamale
Date: February 6 & 7, 2019
The Harmattan School
The Harmattan School was instituted in 2007 by the University for Development Studies to provide a platform for civil society organisations, development practitioners, policy makers and researchers, on an annual basis, to meet and discuss pertinent development issues that affect northern Ghana in particular and Ghana as a whole. It comes on usually in February towards the end of the Harmattan season.
The 2019 Harmattan School seeks to bring together interest groups including Academia, Civil Society Organizations, Non Governmental Organisations and Governmental Organisations to discuss issues of National interest.
This year’s theme is: "Education for National Development: Shifting Focus from Problems to Solutions"
- Policy Alternatives to Double Track System (Expansion of Infrastructure, Private Sector Participation, Relevance of PTA and SMC in Double Track System)
- Refocusing Education/Training to Address Youth Unemployment
- Sustainability of Youth Employment Initiatives (NABCO and Others)
Guidelines for Submissions
Interested persons who wish to make presentations should submit an abstract of not more than 250 words outlining the purpose, methodology, major findings, conclusions and recommendations to the addresses below. Abstracts should also include the title of the paper and contact details. The deadline for the submission of abstracts is by 5:00pm on January 19, 2019.
Full papers of accepted abstracts and slides for presentation should be submitted by e-mail in MS Word and MS PowerPoint respectively by January 28, 2019.
NB: Papers presented at the Conference will be reviewed and published in Ghana Journal of Interdisciplinary Research (GJIR).
Keynote address by:
- Hon. Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum, Deputy Minister for Education.
- Policy Alternatives to Double Track System by:
Prof. George Oduro , the Pro-Vice-Chancellor, University of Cape Coast
- Refocusing Education/Training to Address Youth Unemployment by:
Dr. Tuurosong Damasus, University for Development Studies
All submissions should be sent to the following email addresses:
Fee for Presenters Commissioned Speakers are excluded.
|iv||Non-UDS Student Presenters||GHS50|
|v||UDS Student Presenters||GHS30|
Payment can be made into the ICEIR account. Details provided below:
|Bank branch||Stanbic Bank, Tamale|
|Swift Code||SBIC GHAC|
Alternatively, payment could be made on the day of registration.
For further enquiries, please call the following the numbers:
0372092362, 0200560041, 0208051953, 0245890913