Kibaki gave Kenya’s higher education sector a free market capitalistic orientation, endearing him to the World Bank and the IMF.
Kibaki’s goals were to expand access to education, and to make universities more efficient and self-sustaining.
As the war on Ukraine rages on, the western world is waking up to the harrowing realities that Black and Brown refugees have suffered for decades. In emergencies access to continuous, equitable, inclusive, and quality education is life-sustaining. Education in Emergencies practitioner Racheal Vichei tells us why.
In Zimbabwe, learners with visual impairments were traditionally limited to special schools. Global Teacher Prize nominee Trust Mutekwa and students in Harare share their experiences of a slowly desegregating education sector.
Decolonised African education is urgent but has slipped off the agenda, participants heard at a recent symposium. The bigger question: What does it look like?
Takunda Chitaka, as an academic achiever from a young age, is no stranger to success. Equally, she is no stranger to the challenges that life can present along the way. However, it is not her failures or successes that define her life, but rather her spontaneous and positive approach, which has allowed her to grow as a researcher and a human being. She will be graduating with her PhD in Chemical Engineering from the University of Cape Town (UCT) in December 2020.
UCT moved from 121st to 103rd position in the 2021 US News & World Report Best Global Universities rankings, tied with Radboud University Nijmegen in the Netherlands, and was ranked in the top 100 for six subjects, including an outstanding top 10 ranking for infectious diseases.
Teachers still hold the key to children’s learning and no keyboard or screen can replace their role.
Most educators have no experience nor did they receive preparation during their training on how to deal with teaching in a crisis.