Internat. Conf. on Private Higher Education in Africa (25-28/07, Addis Ababa)

15th International Conference on Private Higher Education in Africa

On behalf of the co-organizers, namely, St. Mary's University, Association of African Universities, African Union Commission, IGAD, IICBA/UNESCO, and the Federal Ministry of Education/Ethiopia, we are pleased to invite you or your representatives to the above Conference on 25-28 July 2017 at the African Union Conference Center in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

The major theme of the Conference is “Ensuring Quality through Public-Private Partnership/Regional Integration” which is further broken down into the following sub-themes:  

  1. public-private partnership; regional/international cooperation; and the role of the diaspora in African higher education;   
  2. equity, accessibility, and affordability of private higher education in Africa; 
  3. quality and relevance of private higher education; life-long learning; and teacher development in African higher education systems; 
  4. the role of research; ICT, science, technology, and innovation in regional integration; and
  5. academic mobility, academic integrity; skills portability; youth employment; and migration studies in African higher education institutions. 

We believe, each participant or institution will find some thing of great interest in the issues the conference intends to address.

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