ISBN 9781920355739
Pages 202
Dimensions 280 x 210 mm
Published 2011
Publisher African Minds Publishers, South Africa
Format Paperback

Universities and Economic Development in Africa

edited by Nico Cloete, Tracy Bailey, Pundy Pillay

A previous edition of Universities and Economic Development in Africa studied eight African countries and their flagship universities. In addition to minor updates, this edition includes a new section on the key findings in each of the eight countries and universities. In each case, this new section provides more detailed data and analysis which will prove invaluable for researchers and policy-makers on higher education in Africa. The eight countries included in the study are Uganda, Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, South Africa, Mozambique and Tanzania.

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About the Editors

Nico Cloete

Nico Cloete is the director of the Centre for Higher Education Trust (CHET) in South Africa. He is an adjunct professor at the University of Oslo, and extraordinary professor in the DST-NRF Centre of Excellence in Scientometrics and Science, Technology and Innovation Policy (SciSTIP) at Stellenbosch University. He was general secretary of the Union of South African Democratic Staff Associations (UDUSA), and the research director of the South African National Commission on Higher Education (NCHE). Recent publications include Castells in Africa: Universities and Development.

Tracy Bailey

Tracy Bailey has been a Researcher and Project Manager for the Centre for Higher Education Transformation and HERANA since 2007. She holds a Master of Social Science degree in Sociology and Anthropology from the University of Cape Town, and is currently registered as a PhD candidate in the DST-NRF Centre of Excellence in Scientometrics and Science, Technology and Innovation Policy at Stellenbosch University.

Pundy Pillay

Pundy Pillay is a South African economist and consultant working on education and other social sector issues.

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