Academics Without Borders’ mission is to help developing countries improve their universities so that they can train their own experts and conduct research to assist in their countries’ development. Academics Without Borders’ projects are involved in the full range of university activities from expanding and improving existing institutions and programs to helping create new ones.
Volunteer with Academics Without Borders:
Students can contribute their time and expertise to collaborative programs initiated by universities in some of the world’s least-developed countries.
Every volunteer will have the opportunity to use their unique skills and knowledge to activities is to some aspect of a country’s university so that it can provide its country with its own experts and skilled professionals.
Current Volunteer Opportunities
Aga Khan University - Nairobi, Kenya
Aga Khan University’s Network of Teaching and Learning has partnered with AWB to provide a volunteer to mentor its faculty in the development of systematic processes and procedures for ongoing curriculum reviews throughout the institution.
The volunteer will work with the faculty to identify priority needs through assessing quality assurance reports that highlight issues identified in the curriculum and assessing the previous work done to date on supporting course and curriculum redesign.
Number of volunteers hiring: 1
Qualifications: At minimum, candidates must be currently pursuing a masters degree in education, preferably with a focus in educational development.
Note: Applicants with extensive experience in curriculum review and quality assurance are especially encouraged to apply.
Deadline: Friday, February 8, 2019.