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Australia Awards Fellowships - Round 13 Applications funded by AusAID

Australian Host Organisation International WaterCentre Queensland University of Technology Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) Queensland Department of Education, Training and Employment University of Southern Queensland Gender Pakistan 18 Development Issue Water and Sanitation Governance Partner Countries Indonesia No. of Fellows 16 Fellowship Program Title Water supply management in the context of Integrated Water Management TRAINING ON SECTOR-WIDE APPROACH: PUBLIC POLICY, FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT AND DONOR RELATIONS Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC)-Imigrasi Border Management Fellowship Program Leadership Mentoring Program for increasing Education Resilience for Tongan Staff and Students Empowering Women through Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Business Sustainability in Pakistan Fellowship Description Through this program, fellows will gain knowledge to applying principles of integrated water management (IWM) to ensure the sustainable provision of local water supply in Indonesia. This fellowship will be a customised training focusing on strengthening the competencies of mid-to high level officials, mainly from the Economic relations Division of the Bangladeshi Ministry of Finance and selected representatives from service agencies, who are significantly involved in program development and management on sector-wide approach (SWAp). The Fellowship is designed to further develop Imigrasi leadership capacity and border management expertise, fostering a greater shared understanding of cross-government migration management issues and allowing the potential for further skills development with Imigrasi on other cross-cutting immigration priorities. This program offers School Management an opportunity to further develop their leadership capabilities as well as building and developing staff and student resilience. Sustainable school-based approaches to mentoring and professional development strategies will be explored to increase student engagement and educational outcomes. The program will provide fellows with best practices and lessons learnt from successful female Australian entrepreneurs and women-operated Small and Medium Size Enterprises, through a specially developed entrepreneurship, innovation and business sustainability program aimed at building the knowledge, skills and capabilities of female entrepreneurs and small business leaders in Pakistan Two month secondment for two Fellows to learn about the ACCC's competition and consumer protection work and role and structure of the ACCC's InfoCentre.

Bangladesh

21

Regional Stability

Indonesia

Education

Tonga

Australian Competition & Consumer Commission Economic Growth (ACCC) Queensland University of Water and Technology Sanitation Sight For All Limited Health Chisholm Institute of TAFE The University of Adelaide Monash University Governance The University of Queensland Institute of Continuing & TESOL Education, The University of Queensland (ICTE-UQ) Nossal Institute Limited Health Flinders University Gender

Vietnam

Sri Lanka

15

Laos

Competition and consumer law training program for officials of the Vietnam Competition Authority (VCA) Building Climate Change Resilience Training in best practice in Integrated Water Resources Management under climate change will be Through Integrated Water Resource provided to civil, state and media professionals engaged as volunteers in NetWwater outreach Management activities to strengthen the multi-stakeholder initiatives of this civil society organisation supporting the right to water and sanitation for Sri Lankas vulnerable groups. Paediatric Ophthalmology Fellowship An ophthalmologist from Vientiane Ophthalmology Centre (VOC) in Lao will undertake a 3-month Lao PDR fellowship in paeditric ophthalmology in Adelaide. On completion, Dr Sonchai will return to the leading ophthalmic teaching centre in Vientiane as the first paediatric ophtahlmologist in his country. Trainers of Trainers (ToT) of Ethiopian TVET Skills Training of Medical Staff of the University of Medicine (1), Yangon, Myanmar Building strategic leadership skills to achieve national development targets through effective horizontal coordination Improving research skills to support policy development and implementation: from national to provincial level Language Teaching Management Training for Regional Language Program Coordinators Strengthening quantitative research skills for South Asian public health practitioners Enabling Social Inclusion: Gender and Disability Responsive Good Governance Capacity building for Cambodian Legal and Judicial Practitioners Australia-Indonesia Maritime and Aviation Transport Security Timor Leste Health Leaders Program Developing Timorese health leaders Trainers of Trainers (ToT) Ethiopian TVET program will develop trade and teaching capability of fourteen TVET trainers in four industries of economic growth. Four TVET managers will participate to gain experience to inform future directions and appreciate context when Fellows present innovations to further inform TVET Reforms. The Fellows will participate in teaching and training programs at the University of Adelaide and its affilated hospitals - with the intention of skills transfer. Upon return to Myanmar, the Fellows will in a position to promote the building of near term and future capacity in medical education in Myanmar. This project will train key personnel in strategic central government development ministry in: 1) modern management techniques; 2) strategic leadership skills, (3) policy and program development and 4) strategic use of IT for efficient service delivery to achieve a well-coordinated holistical system.

Education

Ethiopia

18

Health

Myanmar

12

Sri Lanka

25

Environment

Vietnam

20

Education

Vietnam

15

Nepal, India, Bangladesh

15

Cambodia, Indonesia, Mongolia, Vietnam

18

The University of Sydney Governance Department of Infrastructure and Transport University of Sydney (Sydney Medical School) Cambodia 15

Governance

Indonesia

Health

Timor Leste

16

International WaterCentre Environment Nossal Institute Limited Health Griffith University Governance Flinders University Disability and development Sight For All Limited Health The University of Sydney Economic Growth Myanmar 15 Myanmar 1 Indonesia, Nepal 25 Mongolia 16 Cambodia, Vietnam 12 Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Laos, Indonesia, Philippines 10

Water Leadership for River Basin Organisations in Asia Police as collaborative leaders in responding to HIV Leadership, Change Management and Sustainable Governance Framework Capacity Building for Quality Development in Inclusive Education: Nepal and Indonesia Glaucoma Fellowship Myanmar

Myanmar: Improving Capacity in International Tax

Through a combination of skills development, expert input and experiential learning, the program aims to improve the capacity of leaders from Vietnams government organisations to improve the quality of research and better align research outputs to inform policy, planning and implementation in coastal resource management and climate change adaptation. The Language Teaching Management Training program aims to build the capacity of Vietnamese Language Program Coordinators within regional Departments of Education and Training to effectively lead and manage the National Priority Program in Teaching and Learning Foreign Languages through targeted professional discipline-specific training in leadership, strategic and project management. The proposed program will provide a comprehensive overview of quantitative research methods for participants from government, non-government and research agencies working in the field of public health in South Asian countries This Fellowship advances regional reform through the development of appropriately trained Cambodian, Indonesian, Mongolian and Vietnamese leaders who can effectively participate in high level decision making processes and efficiently lead national, regional and local policy, programs and projects that promote disability-inclusive and gender sensitive approaches to socio-economic development. The program will contribute towards the establishment of a commercial chamber attached to the current capital and provincial courts of Cambodia. With courses in contract law, commercial law, finance law and international business law the training will prepare participants to assume new positions as specialised commercial judges and judicial trainers. The program will provide short-term attachments for eight Indonesian MoT officials, four from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), and four from the Directorate General of Sea Transportation (DGST) to strengthen their transport security skills and expertise. The officials will undertake training, workshops and site-visits in security audit activities and standards. The Fellowship assists in the development of health professionals (clinicians, nurses, public health practitioners, managers, policymakers, researchers and educators) from Timor Leste. This capacitybuilding program involves individualised mentoring, placement and training plans that meet the learning goals of each Fellow in the context of workforce requirements. This program will provide staff from River Basin Organsations in Asia with the leadership skills required to influence, drive change and advance river basin management. It will provide Fellows with an opportunity to learn from Australian practice and reflect on the applicability of these practices in their home context. A joint fellowship between the Nossal Institute for Global Health (NI) and the Australian Institute of Police Management (AIPM), which seeks to provide aspiring South East Asian police leaders and trainers with the leadership and public health skills and knowledge to act as leaders in the regional response to HIV. The Leadership, Change Management and Sustainable Governance Framework will introduce Fellows from Mongolia, who are strategically placed to influence change in Mongolia, to a range of approaches and frameworks that underpin sustainable governance and have potential to be customised for implementation in Mongolia. This program builds on a previous Fellowship conducted with Indonesia and will now be expanded to include Fellows from Nepal. The program is designed to extend the Fellows capacity to support quality developments in inclusive and special education in their countries through their experiences in Australia. An ophthalmologist from Yangon Eye Hospital in Myanmar will undertake a 12-month fellowship in the treatment of glaucoma in South Australia. On completion, Dr Thet will return to the major ophthalmic teaching centre in Yangon as the leading glaucoma specialist in her country. The program will contribute to economic growth in Myanmar by improving the capacity of the Internal Revenue Department to protect Myanmars tax base from international tax minimisation practices. Training will cover principles in international taxation, tax treaties, transfer pricing, tax planning and tax enforcement. 1/3

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Australian Host Organisation Australian Catholic University The University of Sydney

Development Issue Education

Partner Countries

No. of Fellows 12

Fellowship Program Title Accountable leaders: improving teaching and learning through research-based practice (Pacific)

Fellowship Description

Kiribati, Tonga

Health University of Melbourne Economic Growth Southern Cross University Education Australian Red Cross Health Institute of Public Administration Australia NSW Division Inc. (IPAA) The University of Sydney Education James Cook University Mining for Development Queensland University of Technology Nossal Institute Limited Health Brien Holden Vision Institute Foundation CBM Australia

Indonesia, Myanmar, Nigeria, Tanzania, Zambia

20

Vietnam

25

Cambodia PNG, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands, Fiji, Samoa, Tonga, Kiribati, Tuvalu, Cook Islands, FSM Vietnam

12

This program strengthens educational leaders capacity to apply research-based practice for the improvement of teaching quality and learning outcomes. In addition to foregrounding ethical and moral responsibility, Fellows will strengthen their capacity for accountability by applying action research process and procedures to student progress and whole school improvement. Global Intensive Professional Program HIV/AIDS presents a major public health challenge particularly affecting resource-limited countries, in HIV (GIPPH) leading to increased demand for enhancing educational and research skills. GIPPH provides opportunity to engage in the reciprocal exchange of skills, ideas and opinions that are likely to contribute to significant improvements to HIV/AIDS response in all participating countries. Legal Education and Training for The Legal Education and Training for Vietnamese Ministry of Justice Officials: International Trade Vietnamese Ministry of Justice and Investment Law program (Program) is an academic and skill-building program designed by Officials: International Trade and senior Melbourne Law School (MLS) faculty members (in consultation with the Ministry of Justice, Investment Law (Vietnam) Vietnam (MoJ)) specifically for MoJ officials in leadership positions. Human Rights, Corruption and the Four Human Rights practitioners, selected on the basis of their academic excellence, leadership and Law: Enhancing Higher Education potential, will work with Southern Cross University academics and advisors to develop capacity in Teaching and Scholarship curriculum design and research skills to promote higher education teaching, research and scholarly leadership in Human Rights, Corruption and the Law. Pacific Transfusion Leaders Program Leadership Program for established and emerging leaders in blood transfusion from Pacific countries. Developing Best-Practice Public Sector Financial Management and Governance in Vietnam The program will build the capacity of Vietnams Ministry of Finance leaders to drive financial management and governance reforms in Vietnams public sector agencies and State Owned Enterprises, by equipping leaders with best-practice financial management and governance frameworks, regulatory standards, systems and restructuring methodologies. Development of Speech Therapy No speech therapy degrees currently exist in Vietnam. This fellowship will provide training for leaders Undergraduate Programs in Vietnam from two leading Vietnamese universities and allow them to develop an undergraduate program curriculum in speech therapy, based on the expertise of several University of Sydney academic and clinical staff who have worked in Vietnam. AfricaArray: Academic Staff We will train African geoscientists at JCU in GIS and geochemistry for mining by providing advanced Development in Geosciences in Africa GIS training, and access to analytical facilities. Candidates will be selected from participants in the 2012 JCU, short-courses in GIS and Mining, and from institutions affiliated with AfricaArray. Strategic Leadership for Inclusive The proposed program is designed to build the capacity of key educators in PNG to progress Education in Elementary Education in Inclusive Education in elementary schools in PNG. It also builds on previous and current PNG collaborations between the National Department of Education in PNG and QUT over many years. Strengthening HIV prevention in Indonesia (Tanah Papua): building workforce capacity In Tanah Papua, HIV prevalence is estimated at > 3%. Building leadership and technical capacity to develop/refine Government action plans is fundamental to accelerating the response for youth. This program will strengthen technical/leadership capacity and support coordination, planning and systems strengthening to respond to HIV for young people. Optometry Faculty Development This program aims to up skill optometry faculty. It aims to improve the quality of the teaching, the Program resources used for teaching, and research capacity of optometry faculty. Strengthening Disability Inclusive This Fellowship has been designed to enhance outcomes for people with disabilities by Development in Asia strengthening the capacity of the International Federation of Red Cross/Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) within Asia to implement disability inclusive development (DID) programs. Promoting inclusion of women with This program aims to support Fellows to develop guidelines tailored to Cambodian organisations to disabilities in Cambodia include women with disabilities in their policies and programs, as well as to increase their leadership, advocacy and training skills of Fellows in order to be able to better influence policies and programs across different sectors. Public Health Leadership Professional The proposed program aims to build the leadership capacity of partner agencies to address Development Program in Emerging emerging health challenges and reduce risks associated with urban development, emergency Health Challenges outbreaks, disasters and climate change. Pacific Midwifery Leadership The RANZCOG Pacific Midwifery Leadership Program is a seven week hospital-based program Fellowship Program focussing on development of leadership skills, strengthening of research capacity and introduction of practice improvement techniques for senior clinical midwives and midwifery educators from the Pacific. Mining, Media and Development: A Fellowship to encourage more equitable and sustainable economic development from mining in Regional knowledge-sharing Indonesia, PNG, Solomon Islands and Fiji, by improving the capacity of 10 senior journalists to analyse and report on mining and economic affairs so communities are better informed and business and government more accountable. Capacity building for Maternal and Fellows will develop plans to help their home institutions improve progress towards Millennium Child Health in East Africa Development Goals concerning maternal and child health; produce a portfolio of knowledge, practices, policies and implementation strategies relevant to their plans; and create networks through team-building, work placements and site visits. International Participation in Graduate Two-month diplomacy training program for junior foreign diplomats alongside the department's 2013 Training (IPGT) graduate intake.

Governance

15

Vietnam Central African Republic, Djibuti, Ethiopia, Ghana, Madagascar, Mali, South Africa, South Sudan, Togo PNG

13

Education

16

Indonesia Cambodia, Fiji, India, Pakistan, PNG, Vietnam Indonesia, Vietnam, Nepal, India, Palestinian Territories

Health Disability and development Disability and development

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International Women's Development Agency Inc Griffith University

Cambodia Bangladesh, Philippines, Indonesia, Vietnam, Nigeria, Tanzania Solomon Islands, Fiji, Vanuatu Indonesia, PNG, Fiji, Solomon Islands Ethiopia, Tanzania, South Sudan Philippines, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Timor Leste, Solomon Islands, PNG, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Fiji, Tonga, Afghanistan, Nigeria, Jamaica, Pakistan, Egypt, Ethiopia Vietnam, Cambodia, Sierra Leone, Tonga, Kenya, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu

Health Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists Asia Pacific Journalism Centre Flinders University of South Australia Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Governance

25

Health

12

Economic Growth

11

Health

25

19

The Children's Hospital at Westmead Mining Education Australia

Health

24

Mining for Development Sports for Development

Colombia, Ecuador, Peru

International Postgraduate Paediatric This program builds upon experience gained as an IPPC Tutor in each country and aims to further Leadership Program 2013 strengthen in-country health systems. It provides carefully planned lectures and workshops designed to develop education, leadership, management skills and best practice in paediatrics. The target population are our current, or future IPPC Tutors. Collaborative Leadership for Teaching This program will provide leadership training to key mining engineering educators of universities in Sustainable Mining Practices Ecuador, Colombia and Peru. It will support collaborative curriculum development and research, coverage of sustainable mining practices and will build networks across these universities and with Mining Education Australia, preparing leaders for Latin Americas mining boom. Pacific Rugby Union Fellowship Program Providing a program of professional dvelopment in Australia to build capacity of key staff members in Pacific based National Rugby Unions in the effective mamangement and long term sustainability of Development through Sport projects and administrative processes education. Antarctic cities in regional Combining a series of activities (research training, professional placements, field visits, seminars) development: science, education, the program will allow a Chilean Fellow to study and evaluate Australias leading Antarctic cultural, culture in Hobart/Punta Arenas economic and research infrastructures in Hobart, as well as gain knowledge of Australia's worldclass science communication and education frameworks. Developing an Institutional Mentoring This is a benchmarking study tour which seeks to enable the leading members of PSTD, the Caucus Framework: Benchmarking of of Development NGO Networks (CODE-NGO), and MINCODE to strengthen their mentoring Workplace Learning and Development competencies to build a culture of excellence and enhance training quality in the area of workplace Practices training and development and performance. Empowering People with Disability in The fellowship will assist the Maldives Institute of Technology (and its partners in the government the Maldives through Technical and and the disability sector) in developing engagement strategies for people with disability through Vocational Education and Training technical and vocational education and training.

Australian Rugby Union

PNG, Solomon Islands, Samoa

University of Western Sydney

Education

Chile

Goodwill Consulting & Training International Queensland University of Technology

Governance

Philippines

17

Disability and development

Maldives

10

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Australian Host Organisation The University of Newcastle TAFE NSW Sydney Institute University of Southern Queensland

Development Issue Health

Partner Countries Kenya, Botswana, South Africa

No. of Fellows 12

Fellowship Program Title Building Health Systems Research Capacity to implementat the Millennium Development Goals.

Fellowship Description

Education

Indonesia

10

Governance

Pakistan

10

Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine Griffith University

Human Rights

Nepal

Governance University of Sydney Food Security James Cook University Health Queensland Department of Education, Training and Employment (DETE) Clinical Oncological Society of Australia Queensland University of Technology (37 Australian Organisations)

Indonesia

17

Cameroon PNG, Palau, Nuie, Solomon Islands, Kiribati, Fiji, Cook Islands Philippines

19

Education

12

Many African countries face a significant challenge in achieving the Health MDGs 4, 5 and 6. The capacity to undertake quality Health System requires enhancement. This Fellowship will build local capacity in Health System research and evaluation knowledge and skills in key African Universities towards achieving the MDGs. Skills training : cooperation and Multistrada is a large manufacturer with authority from the Indonesian Ministry to operate a collaboration in the community community college for local community skills standards strengthening. It includes collaboration with Bandung State Polytechnic and a foundation, YCAB, which engages with school drop outs. TAFE SI will provide a comprehensive program in quality skills training. Leadership Program We are providing leadership training to healthcare senior executives in Pakistan, in corporate governance using modern digital technologies necessary to manage a sustainable healthcare organisation. Participants will be trained in aspects such as managing a workforce, providing transparent financial reports and seamlessly integrating clinical skills with various management activities. Forensic Odontology Capacity Senior dentists from the Nepalese Institute of Medicine have requested a professional attachment in Development - Nepal forensic odontology with a focus on practical aspects of identification, bite mark analysis and age estimation and new trends ( use of radiology in age estimation and identification), record keeping and disaster victim identification and mass casualty management. 'Building Government Capacity in This Fellowship will work with selected fellows from public sector departments in Papua to develop a Papua' strategic understanding of the role of an HRD strategy; development and implementation of a strategy; and finally leadership skills so Fellows play an active role in implementing the work plans developed from this training. Capacity building in research and The Fellowship is to address food security in Cameroon and across central Africa, through laboratory skills for postharvest pest enhancing the research and laboratory skills of a research entomologist to enable her to develop control in maize for Cameroon natural pesticide products for control of maize storage pests. Mental health upskilling course for A mental health training program will be offered to mental health nurses and community health nurses and community health workers workers from across the Pacific. The course will upskill participants in mental health theory and skills in the Pacific as well as education techniques to ensure they impart the new knowledge upon their return. Building Capabilities in Quality STEM Professional development program for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Teaching in the Philippines secondary school teachers, principals and subject coordinators from the Philippines Asia-Pacific Mentoring Program The fellowship is open to health professionals who have completed their primary training and working at mid-career level in clinical oncology, in a developing country within the Asia-Pacific. The host institution contributes to the recipients ability to make a lasting difference to an important aspect of cancer care in their home country. Assist the National Mining Enterprise (ENAMI-EP) to strengthen its capacity to effectively develop and manage regulatory and institutional frameworks for the resources sector, that meets the needs of government, industry and civil society to promote sustainable mining practices for economic development. TOTAL RECOMMENDED

Health

Fiji

1 Strengthening the capacity of the National Mining Enterprise to foster sustainable mining for economic development, Ecuador (58 Fellowships)

Mining for Development

Ecuador

5 (733 Fellows)

(51 developing countries)

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