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Photography: Ankra Market in Rwanda by Azeb Tadesse

CURRENT PROJECTS.

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HIGHER EDUCATION INNOVATIONS ​​

CBC is engaged in research-based projects to address challenges faced by higher education institutions. Technology has transformed the 21st century economy and the changes wrought have significant implications for the skill sets required for today's occupational niches and job market. Education is thus faced with an the unprecedented task of updating a systems built for another era. CBC partners with institutions to meet this challenge through innovative approaches that leverage technology.

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INSTITUTIONAL CAPACITY ASSESSMENT

The UCLA CBC developed the Institutional Capacity Assessment (ICapA), an instrument and process that provides capacity assessment and evaluates the effectiveness of educational institutions in targeted areas. ​
 

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WOMEN IN ACTION NETWORK

CBC established the Women in Action Network to support women centered organizations with institutional and capacity building activities. CBC provides staff training for operations and management capacity building, and support in securing funding and implementing project activities. CBC emphasizes working with local organizations, where possible, that have existing relationships with their constituents and area thereby well placed to understand their needs, aspirations, and unique challenges.

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THE CHOICES PROJECT

 

The Choices Project is a research initiative established and led by UCLA Allan Murray Cartter Professor of Higher Education and CBC Director Walter Allen.