A critical analysis of North-south Educational partnerships in development contexts

Project Aims

  • Initiate a critical review of North/South teacher education partnerships involving Irish and African Institutions to assess the contribution of the principles and practice of the partnership model.
  • Identify and itemise the key issues to be addressed within sustainable, mutually beneficial teacher education partnerships.
  • Organise a conference of Irish and international experts to assess educational partnerships and to consider how future planning and policy decisions nationally and internationally may be improved.
  • Produce an edited book of papers to disseminate the lessons learnt and inform future collaborative projects in development contexts.