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Creating a model for girls’ education in Ghana

By: Divya Amladi.  Schools tailored to girls’ needs in northern Ghana are removing barriers, encouraging girls to become independent thinkers, and motivating them to pursue higher education. The average girl in Ghana only receives four years of education. Early marriage, pregnancy, poverty, and sexual harassment are all obstacles that force girls to drop out of school […]

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Mis-sold, expensive and overhyped: why our universities are a con

By Aditya Chakrabortty Politicians promised that expansion would produce jobs and social mobility. Neither has materialised In any other area it would be called mis-selling. Given the sheer numbers of those duped, a scandal would erupt and the guilty parties would be forced to make amends. In this case, they’d include some of the most […]

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Understanding the teaching crisis facing South Africa

Africa/ South Africa/ 07.01.2018/By: Natasha Robinson/ Source: www.thesouthafrican.com. What will it take to improve teacher quality and professionalism in the country? Half of all South African pupils who attended school for five years can’t do basic calculations. This is according to a 2015 TIMMS report on mathematics achievements among Grade 5 learners in South Africa. At the same time, it’s […]

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Angola and Unesco Draw Up Plans for Cooperation in Higher Education

África/ Angola/ 04.12.2018/ Source: allafrica.com. The Republic of Angola and UNESCO have discussed the implementation of a cooperation agreement concerning 140 scholarships for doctoral and postdoctoral courses. The information was provided in Luanda by Unesco regional representative for Central Africa, the Egyptian Salah Khaled, who was in the country to discuss with the Angolan authorities, among […]

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Freedom of speech concerns over drive to attract Chinese students

Asia/ China/ 23.10.2018/ Source: www.rte.ie. Chinese students offer a substantial financial reward for Irish universities. But some academics are concerned about what a greater dependence on revenue from China could mean for freedom of speech on campus, writesYvonne Murray “I really miss the autumn in Beijing,” said Junhan Zhang, who is studying Irish at University College Dublin, […]

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Zambia gov’t responds to protests of university students

Africa/ Zambia/ 17.10.2018/ Source: www.africanews.com. Hundreds of students of the University of Zambia (UNZA) marched on Monday, protesting the death of their colleague during last week’s protests over delayed meal and accommodation allowances. Vespers Shimuzhila, a fourth year student at UNZA died of suffocation when police fired a teargas cannister into her room, while another student Everett Chongo, […]

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