AFRICAN ACADEMIC DIASPORA SUPPORT TO AFRICAN UNIVERSITIES PROGRAM (THE DIASPORA PROGRAM)

The initiative, called African Academic Diaspora Support to African Universities, seeks to mobilize African academics in the diaspora to contribute to the strengthening of African universities, the nurturing of new generations of scholars in Africa...

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THE CODESRIA HIGHER EDUCATION LEADERSHIP PROGRAM (HELP INITIATIVE)
Launched in 2011, with funding support from the Carnegie Corporation of New York (CCNY), the HELP program sought to support research networks, policy forums and publications to document and provide an understanding of transformations underway with regard...

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HIGHER EDUCATION POLICY INITIATIVE(HEPI)
With funding support from the Carnegie Corporation of New York (CCNY), the Council for the Development for Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) is undertaking a new higher education policy initiative (HEPI). The program will run from 2017-2017 and will ...

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Our Publications

La gouvernance universitaire : une expérience africaine

La gouvernance universitaire : une expérience africaine. Abdou Salam Sall. CODESRIA, Dakar, 2016, 216p., ISBN : 978-2-86978-722-3
A la lumière d’une expérience propre, cet ouvrage présente différentes problématiques de gouvernance universitaire en Afrique avec un accent spécifique sur les dynamiques en cours. Il permet de mieux comprendre les mutations aux niveaux des structures de gouvernance des établissements d’enseignement supérieur avec le nouveau management public et les périmètres de responsabilités des dirigeants...

Trails in Academic and Administrative Leadership in Kenya

Trails in Academic and Administrative Leadership in Kenya. Ratemo Waya Michieka. CODESRIA, Dakar, 2016, 320p., ISBN: 978-2-86978-642-4

Scholars, especially those interested in understanding how leadership has inhibited academic freedom and hindered effectiveness of institutions of higher learning have for long been engaged by the very important manner in which governance and leadership of higher education institutions in Africa is constituted and managed. The fact that there has been a...

Managing and Transforming an African University

Managing and Transforming an African University. John Pancras Mukasa Ssebuwufu. CODESRIA, Dakar, 2017, 808p., ISBN : 978-2-86978-716-2
Makerere is one of the oldest and most enduring African educational institutions. Initially established in 1922 as a technical school by the Department of Education under the British Protectorate Government, and converted to a university in 1970, it has survived many odds and emerged as a true centre of academic excellence whose impact extends...

The Status of Student Involvement in University Governance in Kenya: The Case of Public and Private Universities

The Status of Student Involvement in University Governance in Kenya: The Case of Public and Private Universities. Munyae M. Mulinge, Josephine N. Arasa & Violet Wawire. CODESRIA, Dakar, 2017, 252p., ISBN : 978-2-86978-714-8
This book examines the concept of the democratization of governance in universities in Kenya with particular emphasis on students involvement in governance processes and decision making. Data were collected from members of the student community utilizing a structured...