South Africa

Education in South Africa

23 years after the end of apartheid, equity and quality remain the two big stories of South African education. Learn about the overall education system, student mobility trends, and educational qualifications.


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University Rankings: South Africa

The only ranking of South African institutions of higher education appears to be the Financial Mail ranking of master’s of business administration (MBA) programs. Financial Mail MBA Rankings The Financial Mail (FM), a business weekly, conducts an annual survey of


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WENR, May/June 2004: Institutions of Higher Education in South Africa after the Mergers

By Robert Sedgwick, Editor, WENR Since 1994 South Africa has been overhauling its entire education system as part of a broader national reform movement aimed at overcoming the inequities and polarization caused by the now defunct apartheid regime. For more


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Sub-Saharan Africa: The State of Public Higher Education and the Emergence of Private Sector Universities

By Kingsley Banya Professor of Curriculum Theory and Comparative and International Education Florida International University VIEW UPCOMING WEBINAR ON GHANA, NIGERIA, AND KENYA   I t is generally accepted that higher education in sub-Saharan Africa is in deep turmoil. The


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