New book probes funding of higher education in Africa – University World News

See on Scoop.itRESEARCH CAPACITY-BUILDING IN AFRICA

New book probes funding of higher education in Africa University World News Professor Damtew Teferra, founding director of the International Network for Higher Education in Africa and head of higher education training and development at the…

Nevermore Sithole‘s insight:

Article agues that financing higher education in Africa is about much more than money, according to a new book.Deep issues include lack of capacity to use resources, mismanagement and red tape, huge expansion that sees more funding but spread more thinly across universities, and the generation of alternative income. Further, the article argues that lack of capacity to effectively run institutions and manage resources also come into play. As such, the book looks in-depth at financing strategies adopted in nine countries in Africa.

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