Deliver e-learning from primary school

This past week the release of the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examinations results marked the end of the 2020 education cycle. Not fully true though since there are children back to school to complete their third term. For tests, the next milestone will be the 2021 exams scheduled for March next year. The […]

Gendered Research Methods could Counter-hegemony

Mainstreaming gender in higher education research remains low, posing a risk to the realisation of gender equity in education and development goals, experts say. The experts – drawn from universities, research institutions, government, and the private sector – said that researchers and policymakers need to work in partnership to conduct research that will generate the […]

Expressions of Interest to Host the Utafiti Sera – (Research Policy Community) on Strengthening Equitable Access to Quality Higher Education in the Pandemic Environment in Kenya

Deadline Extended to March 17, 2021 The Partnership for African Social and Governance Research (PASGR) is an independent, non-partisan Pan-African not-for-profit organisation established in 2011 and located in Nairobi, Kenya. PASGR’s vision is a ‘vibrant African social science community addressing the continent’s public policy issues’. PASGR seeks excellence in social science research for public policy. […]

Eyes on PedaL Online as academics aim to bring out the best in their students in 2021

African academics will need to embrace blended and online teaching in their quest to transform pedagogy so as to meet the expectations of students and enhance the quality of teaching and learning, according to experts and key African higher education stakeholders. The community of educators and leaders are drawn from 29 public and private universities […]

Call for Africa to generate its own knowledge and be free

The African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA) has an obligation, as a transnational intellectual platform, to help Africa tell its own stories, generate its own knowledge and be free. Addressing the Second Biennial Conference of ARUA from 18-20 November in Nairobi, University of the Witwatersrand Vice-Chancellor Professor Adam Habib challenged the alliance, made up of over […]

Harnessing the Potential of 4IR through Research

The aim of the African Research Universities Alliance or ARUA to increase Africa’s contribution to global research output and its commitment to strengthening the continent’s research base are ‘fundamental’ to nurturing and supporting the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) in Africa. Professor Margaret Dallman, vice president (international) and associate provost at Imperial College London, told University World […]

Regional Policy Masters Shows Universities’ True Mettle

Long accused of being inflexible, African universities have, through a partnership-based research initiative focused on public policy, helped uncover a long-hidden truth: “Universities are not only open to innovative ideas and programmes but can also domesticate, own, finance and nurture them.” This is according to Beatrice Muganda, programme manager for the Partnership for African Social […]

Africa-Europe Conference on Higher Education Cooperation Brussels

On 25th October, the British Council  co-hosted a high-level conference on Africa-Europe collaboration in Higher Education, a joint initiative by the European Commission, the African Union Commission and four European partner organisations that have a long history of cooperation with the African continent – British Council, the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), Campus France and Nuffic […]

How could the learning and teaching experience transformed?

The requirement for college speakers to have the academic aptitudes that can engage understudies to procure 21st century abilities and assume liability for their learning in a procedure of co-development of information was featured at the opening whole session of the Partnership for Pedagogical Leadership in Africa (PedaL) West African center point preparing which occurred […]

High-Level Poverty Killing Education In Africa — UNILORIN VC

Vice-Chancellor, University of Ilorin (UNILORIN), Professor Sulyman Age Abulkareem, has said the high level of poverty in Africa is the biggest disadvantage to advancing higher education. He noted that: “We definitely have never had the adequate tools to do the right type of teaching and learning at the university level.” Professor Abulkareem said this at […]