SANTEC - Educational Technology and eLearning for Development
SANTEC Project Rules
Home
Purpose and Constitution
Organisation
Becoming a Member
Member Discussion Boards
Calendar of Events
News and Calls for Participation
Projects
Links
Contact Us

SANTEC facilitates the conceptualisation and execution of sustainable programmes in project format. 
 
The purpose of SANTEC is to to provide an enabling network of educational technology practitioners in order to facilitate and support collaborative ventures, and effect synergies amongst members.

NOTE: THIS DOCUMENT NEEDS TO BE READ IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE SANTEC CONSTITUTION

Version 1.0 June 2003

Table of Contents

1.   General notes

2.   Proposal and selection process

3.   Selection criteria

4.   Current Research priorities (2003)

5.   Conditions

6.    Templates

 

 

1.      General notes

 

Notes:

 

a. SANTEC members are eligible to propose and to participate in SANTEC projects.

 

b. A project can be proposed at any time but potential for funding can be increased if it fits the schedule of funding bodies such as

Funding Body

Preferred date/part of year

UNESCO

To be completed

COL

To be completed

UNDP

To be completed

British Council

To be completed

USAID

To be completed

Melo Foundation

To be completed

Kellogs Foundation

To be completed

DVV (German)

To be completed

NORAD (Norwegian)

To be completed

African Development Bank

To be completed

European Development Fund

To be completed

Swiss Development Fund

To be completed

Shuttleworth Foundation

To be completed

 

c. The pro-forma of the funding body/bodies is to be used in the event that the external funding body/bodies prescribe the format of the funding proposal. Changes may also be added to the SANTEC Project Funding Proposal to make it more appropriate for different funding bodies.


 

 

2.      Proposal and selection process

 

2.1    The project leader will provide the SANTEC Project Concept Proposal without the names of other participants to the Secretariat using the template provided and attaching the two page SANTEC Research Résumé

 

2.2    The Secretariat will circulate the SANTEC Project Concept Proposal with the SANTEC Research Résumé to all members within one working day of receiving it, with a deadline of two weeks for members to indicate their interest.

 

2.3    The project leader in conjunction with the Secretariat will select the participants within 5 working days from the deadline. If consensus cannot be reached, the Quality Assurance Sub-Committee will make this decision.  

 

2.4    The project leader then submits the SANTEC Project Concept Proposal with the names of other participants and their two page SANTEC Research Résumés via the Secretariat to the Quality Assurance Sub-Committee for consideration.

 

2.5    The Secretariat will inform the project leader of the outcome of the proposal within 5 working days from date of receipt.

 

2.6    If accepted, the Secretariat will provide the Quality Assurance Sub-Committee’s feedback to the project leader and request a full SANTEC Project Funding Proposal (which will normally be an expansion on the SANTEC Project Concept Proposal).

 

NOTE: The pro-forma of the funding body/bodies is to be used in the event that the external funding body/bodies prescribe the format of the funding proposal. Changes may also be made to the SANTEC Project Funding Proposal to make it more appropriate for different funding bodies.

 

2.7    The project leader then submits the SANTEC Project Funding Proposal via the Secretariat to the Management Committee for consideration.

 

2.8    The Secretariat will inform the project leader of the outcome of the proposal within 5 working days from date of receipt.

 

2.9    If accepted, the Secretariat will forward the SANTEC Project Funding Proposal with a covering letter, abstract of the Minutes of the Management Board Meeting and the SANTEC Constitution to the relevant external funding bodies.

 

2.10The Secretariat will inform the project leader and the Quality Assurance Sub-Committee (Philip) within one working day of hearing from funding bodies.


 

3.      Selection criteria

 

3.1         Projects adhering to the current SANTEC research priorities will be favoured.

3.2         Projects should normally not have more than 2 members of the same country and will normally not have less than 5 participants.

3.3         Projects with more than 7 participants will need special motivation.

3.4         Junior researchers will be encouraged as a method of capacity building

 

 

4.      Current Research priorities (2003)

4.1         Educational applications

4.2         Human resource development /capacity building

4.3         Creating regional connections and effecting synergies

4.4         Policy development

4.5         Economic development

4.6         The Management Board may set additional priorities in special cases where funding agencies could target specific areas.

 

 

 

5.      Conditions

5.1     The project leader will be fully responsible and accountable to both the external funding body and SANTEC Management Board (Thomson)

5.2     The project will be listed on the SANTEC website as well as extracts from progress reports.

5.3         Reports are to be provided at agreed milestones, as well as at the end of the project to the Technical Sub-Committee.

5.4         The Management Board can terminate a project to protect the integrity of SANTEC, if it deems that the project team or members thereof have behaved in a way that contravenes the values of SANTEC or obstructs or impedes the execution of SANTEC’s purpose and objectives. In such cases, the external funding body will also be notified. (Gilford & Philip)

 

 

6.      Templates below:

 

6.1     SANTEC Research Résumé

6.2     SANTEC Project Concept Proposal

6.3     SANTEC Project Funding Proposal (please see “Notes” above)


 

SANTEC Research Résumé (maximum 2 pages; 10pt)

 

1.  Surname:             

                                

2.  Name:                 

 

3.  Title:               

 

4.  Nationality:          

 

5. Personal website:          http://….

6.         Physical address:

 

7. Postal address:

 

8.  Phone and fax

 

9. Email):    …………………………………..

………….  /  ………  / ……………..

10.     Relevant Qualifications (maximum two):

10.1 Institution:

 

Date: 

From - To

 

Degree:

 

10.2 Institution

 

Date: 

From - To

 

Degree:

 

 

11.     Relevant Membership of Professional Bodies and Organisations (maximum 5):

 

§         ……………….

§         ……………….

§         ……………….

§         ……………….

§         ……………….

 

12.                    Present Position:

………………….

13.       One paragraph summary of relevant abilities and background (maximum 200 words):

 

…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………

 

14.       Relevant experience – particularly in developing countries (maximum five items):

 

Country

Date: from (month/year) to (month/year)

Name and brief description of the project

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

15.     Key Relevant Projects, Publications and Presentations in the last TWO years (maximum 10):

 

……………………


SANTEC

SOUTHERN AFRICAN NETWORK FOR EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY AND eLEARNING

Project Concept Proposal (maximum four pages; font Arial 10pt)

 

FOR OFFICE USE SANTEC Project Concept Number: SPCNyyyymm/n)

 

A. Reference Project Title: (maximum 10 words)………………………………………………………………………………………………

 

B. Project Title: (maximum 20 words)……………………………………………………………………………………………………………

 

C. Proposed Start date

D. Proposed End date

E. Duration (person days/months)

F. Total Sum Requested (EUR)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

G.  Summary of goals, methodology and outcomes (limit of 20 lines of text)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

H.  Rationale and significance  (limit of 20 lines of text) – please refer to SANTEC’s Current Research Priorities

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I. Project Team (to be included after circulation to SANTEC members and selection):

Member

Membership#

Role

Key Relevant Expertise

Institution

Contact Info

 

 

Team leader and ……….

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Note: Please see two-page Résumés attached (Annexure A).


 

J. Project team members’ relevant previous experience and outcomes:

Members involved

Description of project/activity

Date started

Date completed

Relevant Outcomes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

K. Ethical and Legal Issues (such as privacy, confidentiality, intellectual property) to be addressed:

Issue

Strategy/strategies to address issue

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I. Financing required:

#

Item

Cost

Justification

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

J. Resources provided by research team members:

#

Item

Cost/Value

Member/Institution

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

K. Possible funding bodies:

Organisation

 

Nature and Level of Preliminary Interest

Contact Person

Contact Info

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Signature of Project Leader    ___________________________     Date   ______________

 

 

 

Signature of Secretariat         ___________________________     Date   ______________

 


SANTEC

SOUTHERN AFRICAN NETWORK FOR EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY AND eLEARNING

Project Funding Proposal

 

FOR OFFICE USE SANTEC Project Funding Number: SPFNyyyymm/n)

 

This research project has been endorsed by SANTEC and will be carried our by SANTEC members.

 

The project leader of SANTEC takes full responsibility and accountability for any and all aspects of this research project in her/his personal capacity.

 

A. Reference Project Title:………………………………………………………………………………………………

 

B. Project Title: ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………

 

C. Proposed Start date

D. Proposed End date

E. Duration (person days/months)

F. Total Sum Requested (EUR)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

G.  Summary of goals, methodology and outcomes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

H.  Rationale and significance

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I. Project Team:

 

Project Team Leader

Key Relevant Expertise

Institution

Contact Info

 

 

 

 

Other Members

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Note: Please see Résumés attached  (Annexure A).

 

J. Project team members’ relevant previous experience and outcomes:

Members involved

Description of project/activity

Date started

Date completed

Relevant Outcomes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

K. Ethical and Legal Issues (such as privacy, confidentiality, intellectual property) to be addressed:

Issue

Strategy/strategies to address issue

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


I. Financing required:

#

Item

Cost

Justification

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Note: Please see quotes and cost calculations attached (Annexure B).

 

J. Resources provided by research team members:

#

Item

Cost/Value

Member/Institution

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I take full responsibility and accountability for this research project and will not hold SANTEC responsible for any shortcomings or legal defaults in the course of the execution of this research or the results emanating directly or indirectly from this research, or for defaulting in any way on the requirements of any parties involved in or related to this project.

 

Signature of Project Leader    ___________________________     Date   ______________

 

Contact the for more information.      Site developed by Globe-Online