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

It is a Long Way to the Top: Increasing Women’s Leadership in Ugandan Public Universities

T. Mulyampiti, R. M. Kabeba, C. Kanabahita. CODESRIA, Dakar, 2018, ISBN: 978-2-86978-787-2
This study underscores the importance of including women in leadership positions in academia. Research on leadership development and managerial success in universities has continuously pointed to the absence of support frameworks to encourage women’s development. Despite numerous interventions to address this challenge, diffculties continue to persist. This work is therefore a timely contribution to the debates around gender and...

Quality Assurance in Ghanaian Higher Education Institutions: Opportunities and Constraints

(Working papers) Quality Assurance in Ghanaian Higher Education Institutions par Joshua Alabi, Goski Alabi, Richard Adjei, Paul Dzandu, Godwin Utuka, et Abdulai Munkaila. CODESRIA, Dakar, 2018, ISBN: 978-2-86978-788-9

This work examines quality assurance processes and practices in Higher Education Institutions in Ghana, using a mixed method approach, which combined surveys, reviews and expert interviews of past and present quality assurance directors. Ten universities were studied. The results demonstrate that quality assurance at higher...

De la dépendance vis-à-vis de l’Occident à l’expression du besoin de diaspora intellectuelle africaine: L’Université africaine et les défis de son développement

(Working papers) De la dépendance vis-à-vis de l’Occident à l’expression du besoin de diaspora intellectuelle africaine: L’Université africaine et les défis de son développement parA. Gueye, M. Okyerefo, P. Diédhiou, A. Bogale, CODESRIA, Dakar, 2019, ISBN: 978-2-86978-832-9
L’Université africaine est historiquement le produit d’une relation de dépendance vis-à-vis de l’Occident. Secret de polichinelle ! Dans sa sphère francophone comme dans sa zone anglophone, les traces d’une telle relation restent encore visibles à...

African Academics in Germany Revitalising African Universities

(Working papers) African Academics in Germany Revitalising African Universities by George Mutalemwa, CODESRIA, Dakar, 2019, ISBN: 978-2-86978-855-8
African Academics in Germany: Revitalising African Universities is a thought-provoking work. It challenges African scholars to re-examine their contribution to their motherland. It invites German universities and scholarship providers to assess the relevance of the education offered towards the transformation of African higher learning institutions. The book provides a method of engaging African academics and...