Monthly Archives: January 2018

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 target academics and institutions in the six Sub-Saharan...

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 to the governance and leadership of higher education institutions in Africa. In initiating...

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 in a culture of excellence, and the revitalization of the social sciences, Arts and Humanities, and Higher Education Studies. The specific objectives of the initiative will include the strengthening of PhD programs and the curricula in...

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...

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...

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,...