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India's soft powers move in African higher education

India's soft powers move in African higher education | African Higher Education | Scoop.it
The fruits of a conference held in Delhi in 2008, hosted by the Indian government and attended by African heads of state, are beginning to ripen - perhaps more in the field of higher education tha ...
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Database to store African universities' research

Database to store African universities' research | African Higher Education | Scoop.it
The Association of African Universities (AAU) has been supporting universities in Africa to digitise research material and set up a platform containing university research, it emerged at a recent ...
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Mahmood Mamdani - An intellectual leader in African higher education

Mahmood Mamdani - An intellectual leader in African higher education | African Higher Education | Scoop.it
The role of senior academics in leading higher education is more difficult to define than that of vice-chancellors. But some intellectuals are arguably so prominent that they inspire change and de ...
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Brazil launches African higher education collaboration

Brazil launches African higher education collaboration | African Higher Education | Scoop.it
Brazil has launched a major higher education cooperation programme with Portuguese-speaking Africa. Under the project, educators and researchers from 20 Brazilian centres of higher education will ...
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Mahmood Mamdani - An intellectual leader in African higher education

Mahmood Mamdani - An intellectual leader in African higher education | African Higher Education | Scoop.it
The role of senior academics in leading higher education is more difficult to define than that of vice-chancellors. But some intellectuals are arguably so prominent that they inspire change and de ...
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Universities may take minister to court over autonomy - University World News

Universities may take minister to court over autonomy - University World News | African Higher Education | Scoop.it
University World NewsUniversities may take minister to court over autonomyUniversity World NewsSouth African universities could tackle Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande in the Constitutional Court next year following radical...
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Universities Urged To Link Research Goals With Bigger National Goals - Ghana

Universities Urged To Link Research Goals With Bigger National GoalsGhanaThe workshop was organised by the Association of African Universities (AUU) as part of the methodology of the research, which aims at addressing the challenges of weak...
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African Union taskforce proposes continental research council - University World News

African Union taskforce proposes continental research council - University World News | African Higher Education | Scoop.it
African Union taskforce proposes continental research councilUniversity World NewsThe department is responsible for promoting African higher education by building a solid constituency for scientific research, forging partnerships that advance science,...
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Ghana Business News » University-industry linkages enhance ...

Ghana Business News » University-industry linkages enhance ... | African Higher Education | Scoop.it
Through its Quality Assurance Programme, the Association is collaborating with the African Union Commission to promote quality development and assurance in African higher education in all its dimensions.
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Kenyan universities ranked top in East Africa in ICT - University World News

Kenyan universities ranked top in East Africa in ICT - University World News | African Higher Education | Scoop.it
Kenyan universities ranked top in East Africa in ICTUniversity World NewsThe survey by the research firm CPS international, sponsored by the Pan African Education Trust, found East African universities to be increasingly embracing ICT in teaching ...
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Should African Universities be Globally Ranked?

Should African Universities be Globally Ranked? | African Higher Education | Scoop.it
Blog: The World ViewThe 2012-2013 Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings were published a couple of months ago.  There were hardly any surprises.  The usual shifting in position among the top 100 universities continues, a few...
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East African Higher Education Forum opens in Arusha | 24 Tanzania ...

East African Higher Education Forum opens in Arusha | 24 Tanzania ... | African Higher Education | Scoop.it
EAC Secretary General Amb. Dr. Richard Sezibera (left) and United Republic of Tanzania H.E. Dr. Mohammed Gharib Bilal (right) during the opening of the East Africa Higher Education Forum in Arusha. The Vice President ...
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New EUA report on developing quality assurance in Africa « Hedda ...

New EUA report on developing quality assurance in Africa « Hedda ... | African Higher Education | Scoop.it
Posted on 31st October 2012 by marielk in Higher Education News · European University Association, EUA, recently published a report on the outcomes of a two year pilot project with the Association of African Universities (AAU) on quality ...
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Skills Development Needed in South Africa

Skills Development Needed in South Africa | African Higher Education | Scoop.it
In a call for international collaboration, the South Africa's Higher Education and Training Deputy Minister Hlengiwe Mkhize has declared a necessity for skills development.

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Take a look at these types of colleges  http://www.workcolleges.org/.  There may be some lessons in there.

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AAU pushes to expand activity and geographical base

AAU pushes to expand activity and geographical base | African Higher Education | Scoop.it
The 13th General Conference of the Association of African Universities, held in Libreville, Gabon, last week, staked out the AAU's path for the next four years - with the promise of a 25% increase ...
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East African universities to harmonise tuition fees

East African universities to harmonise tuition fees | African Higher Education | Scoop.it
Higher education institutions in East Africa are set to harmonise tuition fees for students within the East Africa Community, or EAC, reports the Daily Monitor.
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Student debt weighs heavily on universities

Student debt weighs heavily on universities | African Higher Education | Scoop.it
South African universities are owed millions of rand by students, with some of the debt dating back to the early 1980s. Even though some institutions feel the pinch more than others, the debt moun ...
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Africa Edition - University World News

Africa Edition - University World News | African Higher Education | Scoop.it
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Nikala Asante's curator insight, January 24, 2013 8:13 PM

Get news about universities all over the world.  In this edition, the articles focus on Africa.

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HE News Brief 10.12.2012 | QS Intelligence Unit

But what is also true is that Africans are doing something about it. Since October 2010, when Stellenbosch University became the first African higher education institution to sign the Berlin Declaration on Open Access to ...
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Oforiwa Sankofa's curator insight, February 8, 2013 8:45 PM

Stellenbosch University became the first African higher education institution to sign the Berlin Declaration on Open Access

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African Higher Education Challenges: Economics and Research

African Higher Education Challenges: Economics and Research | African Higher Education | Scoop.it
Blog: The World ViewMuch of Africa is at the early stage of massification of higher education. Sub-Saharan Africa, with a few exceptions, enrolls under 10 percent of a rapidly growing age cohort.
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Equal Education Releases Video Summarising South African Education Crisis - Books LIVE (blog)

Equal Education Releases Video Summarising South African Education Crisis - Books LIVE (blog) | African Higher Education | Scoop.it
Equal Education Releases Video Summarising South African Education CrisisBooks LIVE (blog)The issues in the schooling system inevitably overflow into higher education, Community, Self and Identity: Educating South African university students for...
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Can African Universities Attain World Class Standards? - AllAfrica.com

Can African Universities Attain World Class Standards? - AllAfrica.com | African Higher Education | Scoop.it
Can African Universities Attain World Class Standards?
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African Higher Education – What Should Be On Everyone's Radar ...

African Higher Education – What Should Be On Everyone's Radar ... | African Higher Education | Scoop.it
Here are the basic things you need to know about Africa as a higher education market: 1) It has a fast-growing population, with lots of young people to be educated. 2) Large bits of it – mostly the English and Portuguese bits, ...
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ICGC Brown Bag,"Revitalizing African Higher Education: Exploring ...

ICGC Brown Bag,"Revitalizing African Higher Education: Exploring ... | African Higher Education | Scoop.it
ICGC Brown Bag,"Revitalizing African Higher Education: Exploring Faculty Community Engagement in Malawi". By Sam Bedker on 10 11, 12. Friday, October 12, 2012 12:00 noon, 537 Heller Hall Presented by: Nelson Masanche Nkhoma ...
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Varsities Urged to Form Regional Partnerships - AllAfrica.com

Varsities Urged to Form Regional Partnerships - AllAfrica.com | African Higher Education | Scoop.it
Varsities Urged to Form Regional PartnershipsAllAfrica.comAddressing the East African Higher Education Forum in Arusha, Tanzania, Bilal said Universities and the private sector have to work closely so as to make significant and complementary...
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