The Impact of the Bologna Process beyond Europe, Part I

The European higher education reform process is having an impact way beyond its borders. In June 1999, ministers of education from 29 countries gathered in Bologna, the birthplace of Europe’s oldest university, to sign a declaration aimed at harmonizing degree structures and quality assurance procedures…

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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 MBA offerings in South Africa….

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Foreign Higher Education Activity in Francophone Africa

By Lisa Jokivirta To date, Africa has remained in large part unaffected by transnational higher education. Evidence suggests that, until now, the vast majority of foreign educational activity has been concentrated in emerging or middle- to high-income economies, while the developing world has generally possessed…

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Institutions of Higher Education in South Africa after the Mergers

By Robert Sedgwick, Editor, WENR READ OUR LATEST PROFILE ON EDUCATION IN SOUTH AFRICA 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…

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