CALL FOR PAPERS

6th RVTTI International Conference

29th June-1st July, 2017,  

Eldoret, Kenya

 

The RVTTI 2017 International TVET and Interdisciplinary Research Conference will be held from 29th June-1st July, 2017 at the RVTTI Conference Room, in Eldoret, Kenya.

 

THEME: Towards collaborative TVET: Promoting Accelerated            

        Sustainable Development                       

                                    

TRACKS:

  1. Greening TVET: Best Practices and Case Studies (UNEVOC PROJECT – Paper Competition Africa)

Topic Areas Include but are not Limited to

  • Trends in Greening TVET
  • Challenges, Issues and Opportunities in Greening TVET

 

  1. TVET in Driving Sustainable Development

Topic Areas Include but are not Limited to

  • Innovation and integration in TVET
  • Skills for youth empowerment & Inclusive pathways in TVET
  • Education and Training and opportunities for all & Life-long learning
  • Learning and training environment, & TVET & dynamic technology
  • Technology-enabled learning & Open learning/FaBs & shaping future trends
  • Role of Research, Scientific Community & Academia in SDGs

 

  1. TVET for Accelerated Sustainable Technology

Topic Areas Include but are not Limited to

  • Inclusive safe, resilient and sustainable human settlement
  • Integrated environmental infrastructure – water, sanitation drainage, solid waste management & transport
  • Sustainable production, consumption & biodiversity, climate change

 

  1. TVET in Accelerated Sustainable Economy

Topic Areas Include but are not Limited to

  • Green economy
  • Supporting private sector for achieving SDGs
  • Decent work and SMEs
  • Promoting inclusive and sustainable industrialization
  1. Cross Cutting Themes on TVET in Accelerating Sustainable Development

 

RVTTI-UNEVOC Project Paper Competition – Africa

The best paper on this sub-theme will receive a prize of $1000, subject to compliance to review reports, editorial comments, conference feedback and publication in AfriTVET Journal Volume 3. Check in website for guidelines and more information. www.rvti.ac.ke/rvtti-unevocpapercontest   

 

RVTTI 2nd   Student Innovation Contest: Call for Innovation Proposals:

The competition is seeking to identify and award the best innovations by students currently learning in TVET institutions within East Africa (must not be university students). The winner will receive a cash reward of KShs. 200,000, and runners up, KShs.100,000 and KShs. 50,000 respectively.  The best RVTTI student innovation will also receive KShs. 50,000. Check in website for guidelines and more information. www.rvti.ac.ke/eastudentinnovationcompetition 

 

PUBLICATIONS: Publication in the 3nd edition of international refereed print and online journal – Africa Journal of TVET (ISSN 2413-984X) subject to compliance to review reports, editorial comments and conference feedback. Publication takes no more than 6 months.

 

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION 

CATEGORY                                                     REQUIREMENTS

National participants for 3 days                          KShs 4, 000

International participants                                    $ 100

Group rates (5 and above)                                  KShs 3, 000

 

Account Name:    RVTTI Production Unit         Bank:    Barclays

A/c No.:                1258049                                Branch:    Eldoret

Swift Code:            BARCKENX                                                                                                                    

IMPORTANT DATES

1 May, 2017 Deadline for submission of abstracts
1 May, 2017 Deadline for submission of innovation proposals
1 June, 2017 Deadline for submission of full paper
16 June, 2017 Deadline for submission of power point presentation
29 June-1 July, 2017 Conference dates
29 June, 2017 RVTTI-UNEVOC Project Paper Presentations
30 June-1 July, 2017 Innovation Awards Ceremony dates
30 June-1 July, 2017 RVTTI-UNEVOC Project Paper Awards Ceremony dates

 

LANGUAGE: All papers must be submitted and presented in English.

Send abstracts and papers to rvtticonference@gmail.com or rvtticonference@rvti.ac.ke

Visit our website www.rvti.ac.ke/conference  for more information about the conference and guidelines to authors.

 

Or Call Conference Coordinators: Agnes Rono, +254 722 141932 or Hillary Kirior, + 254724 321 973