Agenda

Nairobi – visit to Kenyatta University

The visit of the representatives from UOC and ACUP to Kenyatta University will comprise the following activities:

  1. working meetings between the project teams in order to exchange about the state of doctoral education at the participating institutions (modes of delivery, challenges, ways of supervision, institutional plans and strategies,…)
  2. site visits of KU (doctoral schools,…)
  3. a workshop for the team members, other representatives of KU in charge of the management of research and doctoral education as well as doctoral students implemented by a professor of UOC on the existing instruments that could be used to improve supervision and visibility of research
  4. debate and reflection on how to best putting into place a PLEDS at KU
  5. selection of a PhD student from KU to start his own PLEDS as a pilot

Barcelona – visit to Universitat Oberta de Catalunya

The visit of the representatives from KU to Barcelona will be organised around the following activities:

  1. working meetings between the project teams (analyzing the advances made through the PLEDS, difficulties encountered, challenges,…)
  2. site visits and meeting with the persons in charge of doctoral schools and doctoral education at different Catalan universities
  3. organization of a seminar on innovating doctoral supervision through the development of PLEDS, inviting the members of ACUP as well as other experts in this area