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

Trails in Academic and Administrative Leadership in Kenya

Trails in Academic and Administrative Leadership in Kenya. Ratemo Waya Michieka. CODESRIA, Dakar, 2016, 320p., ISBN: 978-2-86978-642-4

Scholars, especially those interested in understanding how leadership has inhibited academic freedom and hindered effectiveness of institutions of higher learning have for long been engaged by the very important manner in which governance and leadership of higher education institutions in Africa is constituted and managed. The fact that there has been a...

La gouvernance universitaire : une expérience africaine

La gouvernance universitaire : une expérience africaine. Abdou Salam Sall. CODESRIA, Dakar, 2016, 216p., ISBN : 978-2-86978-722-3
A la lumière d’une expérience propre, cet ouvrage présente différentes problématiques de gouvernance universitaire en Afrique avec un accent spécifique sur les dynamiques en cours. Il permet de mieux comprendre les mutations aux niveaux des structures de gouvernance des établissements d’enseignement supérieur avec le nouveau management public et les périmètres de responsabilités des dirigeants...

Leadership and Crises in Nigerian Universities Can Women Make a Difference?

Caroline Okumdi Muoghalu, CODESRIA, Dakar, 2018, ISBN: 978-2-86978-759-9
Currently, globalization has made it necessary that universities operate optimally in order to compete effectively globally. In this regard, crises in Nigerian universities constitute a barrier to this goal and to sustainable development. The book-leadership and crises in Nigerian universities: Can women make a difference? is a phenomenal book which was inspired by incessant crises in Nigerian universities. The book discussed the crises...

Rethinking Higher Education Governance in Ghana: Reflections of a Professional Administrator

Paul Effah, CODESRIA, Dakar, 2018, ISBN: 978-2-86978-786-5
This book is an institutional history of leadership in higher education institutions in Ghana, recounted through a rich narrative of the life and career trajectory of one of Ghana’s pioneering university administrators. It offers insights into some of the complex set of challenges confronting the higher education system and institutions in Ghana at the turn of the century. The...