Curriculum validation workshop held

BDU:The Faculty of Social Sciences at Bahir Dar University has recently conducted curriculum validation workshop aimed at commencing Masters of Arts (MA) programs in Political Science, Peace and Conflict Studies and Heritage and Museum Management Studies by 2014/2015.

Professor Habtamu Wondimu, from Institute for Peace and Security Studies (IPSS) and Dr. Kasshaun Birhanu, Associate Professor of Political Science, both from Addis Ababa University, contributed invaluable input to the curricula. The scholars have noted that the programs are timely and important.

Mr. Yonas Adaye, lecturer at IPSS, Addis Ababa University, and other individuals from Culture and Tourism Bureau of the Amhara National Regional States (ANRS) were also on the curriculum validation program.

BDU’s Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dr. Firew Tegegne, suggested the program focus on delivering relevant and contextual education that would help to generate knowledge with apparent institutional identity.