AFRICAN ACADEMIC DIASPORA SUPPORT TO AFRICAN UNIVERSITIES PROGRAM (THE DIASPORA PROGRAM)

The initiative, called African Academic Diaspora Support to African Universities, seeks to mobilize African academics in the diaspora to contribute to the strengthening of African universities, the nurturing of new generations of scholars in Africa...

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THE CODESRIA HIGHER EDUCATION LEADERSHIP PROGRAM (HELP INITIATIVE)
Launched in 2011, with funding support from the Carnegie Corporation of New York (CCNY), the HELP program sought to support research networks, policy forums and publications to document and provide an understanding of transformations underway with regard...

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HIGHER EDUCATION POLICY INITIATIVE(HEPI)
With funding support from the Carnegie Corporation of New York (CCNY), the Council for the Development for Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) is undertaking a new higher education policy initiative (HEPI). The program will run from 2017-2017 and will ...

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Our Publications

Higher Education Leadership and Governance in the Development of the Creative and Cultural Industries in Kenya

Emily A. Akuno, Donald O. Ondieki, Peter L. Barasa, Simon P. Otieno, Charity M. Wamuyu & Maurice O. Amateshe. CODESRIA, Dakar, 244p., ISBN est 978-2-86978-7179-9

The role of higher education in establishing structures and procedures in society and industry is clearly articulated in scholarly discussions. The narrative has recently taken a new momentum in Kenya with acknowledgement of the creative industry, a eld that involves many youth,...

The National Council for Higher Education and the Growth of the University Sub-sector in Uganda, 2002–2012

The National Council for Higher Education and the Growth of the University Sub-sector in Uganda, 2002–2012. A.B.K. Kasozi. CODESRIA, Dakar, 2016, 376p., ISBN : 978-2-86978-711-7 The National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) and the Growth of the University Sub-sector in Uganda, 2002-2012, narrates the experience of the Ugandan NCHE in the establishment, development and regulation of higher education institutions in Uganda from 2002 to 2012. In this period,...

The Status of Student Involvement in University Governance in Kenya: The Case of Public and Private Universities

The Status of Student Involvement in University Governance in Kenya: The Case of Public and Private Universities. Munyae M. Mulinge, Josephine N. Arasa & Violet Wawire. CODESRIA, Dakar, 2017, 252p., ISBN : 978-2-86978-714-8 This book examines the concept of the democratization of governance in universities in Kenya with particular emphasis on students involvement in governance processes and decision making. Data were collected from members of the student community utilizing a structured...

Managing and Transforming an African University

Managing and Transforming an African University. John Pancras Mukasa Ssebuwufu. CODESRIA, Dakar, 2017, 808p., ISBN : 978-2-86978-716-2 Makerere is one of the oldest and most enduring African educational institutions. Initially established in 1922 as a technical school by the Department of Education under the British Protectorate Government, and converted to a university in 1970, it has survived many odds and emerged as a true centre of academic excellence whose impact extends...