Training and developing professional researchers and thinkers that will spearhead innovation and problem solving in South Sudan, through workshops, seminars and trainings directed towards developing promising young thinkers into professional researchers
To promote research initiatives in educational institutions, to create an innovative generation of entrepreneurs, great thinkers, and problem solvers
Conducting and supporting research geared towards providing solutions to socioeconomic, environmental, and other problems in South Sudan
To operate as a think tank to provide consultancy and solutions to the government on diverse issues, such as, planning, socio-economic and public policy, in pursuit of the millennium development goals.
Funding and co-implementing research proposals that are directed towards improving the wellbeing of the people of South Sudan
Producing research-based documentaries on South Sudan and its people, regarding the socio-economic setting, living conditions, cultures and traditions, environment, and natural resources, as well as historical events.
Conduct proposal writing competitions on vital areas of research that can provide solutions to the problems faced by the people of South Sudan. Special prizes will be awarded for the best proposals, which will also be adopted and implemented.
Establishing a Research Centre to facilitate and support various research initiatives, equipped with all basic resources required, such as, electronic and print library with a wide range of book references.
(B) Capacity Building and Institutional Development
To develop the capacity of human resources, to ensure proper and efficient delivery of services to the people of South Sudan, by conducting trainings, seminars, workshops on different areas, such as, time management, leadership, administration, computer/IT skills and English language, in addition to on job training.
To support formation of strong institutions, to ensure sustainable delivery of services to the people of South Sudan, in a proper and efficient manner, by revising institutional structures, systems, procedures, duties and responsibilities, in order to ascertain that they are appropriate to achieve the goals of the Institutions and well established to maintain the required level of service delivery.
To support establishment of proper policies, systems, and programs for training within government and other institutions, in order to ensure that there is continued capacity building and career growth, so as to achieve and sustain the required level of service delivery.
To establish a training Centre that is properly equipped with basic training resources, such as, computers, audio, and video training materials, electronic and print library, with a wide range of references.
(C) Curriculum Development
Development of educational curricula that is relevant and meaningful to the context and prevailing situation in South Sudan, which also addresses the current and future demands of the labor market.
Supporting the process of publishing and printing of textbooks and educational materials suited specifically for the education curricula of schools and educational institutions in South Sudan
Organizing and supporting workshops, trainings and seminars pertaining to curriculum development
Producing video and audio educative materials to facilitate and support the educational curriculum and learning process in South Sudan
(D) Writing, Publishing and Printing
Develop the culture of reading and writing amongst the people of South Sudan, especially in educational institutions, by producing educational materials that are relevant and particular to South Sudan. This will include textbooks that are customized to suit the context of South Sudan, with names, examples and scenarios drawn from the South Sudan setting.
Training outstanding and interested South Sudanese schoolteachers to be become professional writers and authors of textbooks that will be printed, published, and marketed by the Institute
Publishing and printing educational materials and textbooks developed and produced specifically for the education curriculum of the Schools in South Sudan
Conduct reading and writing competitions, with both oral and written assessment and award the competitors with various prizes, for both individual and inter-school/university competitions, such as, books and scholastic materials.
Conduct debates, quizzes, and drama, such as plays and skits amongst schools and educational institutions on various issues of concern and writings of different authors
Establishing a reading and writing club that will bring writers together, to promote individual and collective writing on different subjects, as well as conducting book reviews, analysis and interviews, in addition to promoting drama through expression of written pieces in form of plays, skits and songs
Supporting and funding South Sudanese writers and authors to print and publish important educational and other written materials, especially relating to South Sudan.
Funding workshops, seminars, projects, and other initiatives directed towards developing the culture of reading and writing in South Sudan.
Publishing and printing of all kinds of books, especially those relating to South Sudan, such as, novels, poems and books on culture, tradition, history, society, and environment
Co-authoring and translation of books and writings with South Sudanese writers and authors
Promoting and protecting intellectual property rights of authors and writers, such as copyright, royalties, and patents
Marketing written materials of South Sudanese writers and authors, such as books, novels, and poems, both inside and outside South Sudan, as well as, online.
Promoting and preserving South Sudanese cultures and traditions, through writing and documentation of oral traditional, folksongs, historical and cultural events.
Promoting and improving the knowledge and understanding of the English Language, which is the official language of South Sudan, through reading and writing
Partnering with NGOs and donors to print and supply textbooks to schools in South Sudan
Partnering with the Government, NGOs, and Civil Society Organizations to support outreach programs through publishing and printing of awareness and sensitization information
Establish a website that will host, promote, market, and sell books and writings of South Sudanese writers and authors on the Internet, to the whole world.
Deng Institute is a professional establishment, committed to the cause of improving the wellbeing of the people of South Sudan, through empowerment of people and institutions, especially in this post-independence era, when the newly established nation is faced with numerous challenges.