CODE’s Context Matters research initiative is an ongoing program of support for an African research agenda in language and literacy.
Context Matters Research Grants
Research on literacy in general and reading in particular has been largely carried out in high-income countries and contexts, and then generalized to low-income countries and contexts.
The Context Matters Research Grants initiative was established by CODE to help address this problematic knowledge flow from North to South and to support African Researchers as they take the lead in evidence-based literacy research.
Our intent is to stimulate conversation, develop a research agenda, and support research which is clearly situated in local contexts and recognizes the multifaceted and complex relationships between the local and global in education.
This means placing a high priority not only on the location of research but also on the need to engage local researchers.
CODE annually awards up to five research grants of CAD $10,000 each to increase the effectiveness, efficiency and salience of K-12 education programming in Africa.
To begin the conversation, CODE commissioned two landscape literature reviews and one policy analysis from Canadian Faculties of Education (University of British Columbia and McGill University).
These papers were presented at the CODE Research Symposium that took place as part of the Pan-African Literacy for All Conference in Abuja, Nigeria.
Call for Proposals
The Call for Proposals: Teacher Education to Support Girls’ Empowerment is now open!
CODE, through its Context Matters program funds research initiated, designed and undertaken by African researchers.
To date, research on literacy learning has largely been carried out in high-income countries and contexts and generalized to low-income countries and contexts.
CODE established Context Matters to support African researchers as they take the lead in evidence-based, exploratory studies.
The intent is to support research which is clearly situated in local contexts and recognizes the multifaceted and complex relationships between the local and global in education.
CODE invites researchers, academics and educators who are residents in the following countries to submit proposals:
Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic,
Chad, Comoros, Cote D’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti,
Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea: Eswatini, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau,
Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles,
Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.
The Context Matters Research Grants are designed to:
This year, CODE is primarily interested in research projects that relate to one or more of the following:
Please submit the completed application form, project budget template, CV and references by email indicated on the website below.
We award grants annually.
Apply by 3rd July.
For more information and application details, see; Research Grants for Teacher Education to Support Girls Empowerment
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