18 avril 2016

Universities to lose power to allocate student funds

Universities will soon lose their powers to allocate National Student Financial Aid Scheme funds to poor students as the government body tightens its grip on finances, reports BDLive. Read more...

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Construction of second public university kicks off

By Munyaradzi Makoni. The Republic of the Congo, also called Congo-Brazzaville, has set aside more than FCFA242 billion (US$416 million) for the construction of a new university to be named after the country’s current president, Denis Sassou N'Guesso, who has ruled for a quarter of a century. Read more...

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New universities and 20 technical colleges on the cards

By Esther Nakkazi. Uganda’s government has halted the trend of upgrading tertiary colleges into universities. Instead it will create new universities from scratch and is also planning to set up 20 new technical colleges to expand vocational education and training. Read more...

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15 avril 2016

Africapolis: Measuring Urbanisation Dynamics in West Africa

By Sahel and West Africa Club (SWAC) Secretariat. Africa is the least urbanised continent in the world but an urban transition is very much underway. This is particularly visible in West Africa where the number of urban agglomerations increased from 152 in 1950 to almost 2000 in 2010. Between 2000 and 2010 alone, the urban population grew by over 40 million people, making towns and cities home to 41% of the region’s total population. More...

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Pan-African Initiative Will Harmonize Higher Education

Best Masters Degrees & Masters Programs 2016By Elizabeth Koprowski. We have more exciting news about higher education in Africa! Last month a consortium of international education leaders from Europe and Africa met to establish the foundations of a Pan-African educational alliance that will work to unify and promote higher education in Africa. More...

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Africa Plans to Grow its Green Universities

Best Masters Degrees & Masters Programs 2016By Elizabeth Koprowski. Last month, Universitas Indonesia (UI) released its GreenMetric Ranking of the world’s most environmentally sound higher education institutions. The current ranking of more than 400 universities included only five institutions from the African continent, but a series of initiatives launched conjointly by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and various other organizations hopes to increase that number. More...

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Zimbabwe Will Send 20,000 Graduates to South Sudan

Best Masters Degrees & Masters Programs 2016By Elizabeth Koprowski. Zimbabwe has one of the highest rates of literacy on the African continents, and its skilled graduate population is a major resource. The Zimbabwean government wants to give its qualified graduates the opportunity to use their talents abroad, as well as at home, and has developed a labor-export policy that has already attracted 14,000 applicants since it was launched in January. More...

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13 avril 2016

Tertiary council considers bill to upgrade polytechnics

By Francis Kokutse. From the beginning of the 2016-17 academic year, six polytechnics – Accra, Ho, Koforidua, Kumasi, Sunyani and Takoradi – will operate as technical universities and the government said the institutions have upgraded laboratories and workshops. More...

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12 avril 2016

Livre blanc sur l'éducation et la formation post-scolaire en Afrique du Sud

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Ce document, en anglais, donne de nombreuses pistes de reflexion dans le cadre de l'élaboration d' un système d'éducation et de formation post-scolaire étendu, efficace et intégré. Voir l'article...

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10 avril 2016

Enseignement supérieur : Et si l’Afrique tenait ses promesses ?

http://blog.educpros.fr/fiorina/wp-content/themes/longbeach_jfiorina/longbeach/images/img01.jpgBlog Educpros de Jean-François Fiorina. À l’occasion du 8ème Festival géopolitique (Dynamiques africaines), nous avons souhaité une conférence sur l’Enseignement supérieur. Parce qu’il s’agit d’un facteur clé de développement dont les jeunes élites africaines s’emparent. À travers mes posts sur les pays émergents, mes engagements – mentoring EFMD, ceux de GEM – programme PAPTE… et l’actualité récente, l’Afrique interpelle. Suite de l'article...

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