Notice: Application Starts for CISTRAT Training Workshop 2021
Title: International Training
Workshop on STI Policy Research and Method in One Belt and One Road Countries
Duration: September to December,
Form: Online Courses
August 18 to September 15, 2021
Research and Training Center for Science and Technology Strategy
strengthen the dissemination of STI policy data and information, UNESCO has
been working with the People’s Republic of China to conduct research, to
facilitate technology transfer and to promote international cooperation. The
Chinese Government with UNESCO’s support established CISTRAT in 2012 as a
Category II Centre under the auspices of UNESCO. The Centre is based in Chinese
Academy of Science and Technology for Development (CASTED) which is one of the
most significant think tanks in China that supports S&T policy-making.
CISTRAT leverages the research capacity and cooperation network of CASTED to
provide training for S&T policy officials, researchers, teachers, etc., in
developing countries. By now, nearly 100 international trainees have benefited
from our trainings.
workshop will cover the following topics related to S&T policy: S&T
Planning, S&T Management System, S&T Statistics, S&T Finance,
S&T Foresight, S&T Talents, S&T in Industrial Development, S&T
in Regional Development, etc.
Due to the pandemic, the training
courses in 2021 will be delivered online. CISTRAT will record the courses in
advance and upload it to the website for registered students to watch and
learn. Trainees could log in at any time during the duration time to watch the
Lecturers will be selected from
CASTED and organizations from its cooperation network.
workshop does not charge training fees.
who complete all the online training courses and complete all assigned reports
and surveys will be given a certificate issued by MOST after the end of the
Master’s degree or above
2) No less
than two years of work experience in research, teaching, consulting, management
or decision-making related to S&T policy.
to communicate effectively in spoken and written English for academic purposes.
Language ability certificates, such as TOEFL and IELTS, will be an asset.
application form, attached at the end of this notice, to be completed in
professional CV in English
recommendation letter in English from present employer, with seal/signature
above-mentioned documents need to be sent to our secretariat (firstname.lastname@example.org) no later than
September 15, 2021 for a review to select trainees out of the applicants.