An Analysis of the Strengths and Weaknesses of Ethiopian Higher Education

By Kate Ashcroft and Philip Rayner Introduction The Ethiopian Government gives higher education a central position in its strategy for social and economic development. This has some advantages (for example 40 percent of the education budget goes on higher education) but also disadvantages. Ethiopia has…

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Ethiopian Higher Education: Expansion, Dilemmas and Quality

By Dr. Philip Rayner & Prof. Kate Ashcroft Background Higher education has only been available in Ethiopia to most qualified school leavers since the early 1990s when the current Government, the Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) led by Meles Zenawi, overthrew the hard-line Marxist…

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Sustaining the Momentum in Recruiting Indian Students

By Rahul Choudaha, Associate Director (Innovation & Development) at World Education Services. Choudaha is a Ph.D. candidate in Higher Education (expected completion Oct’08) and holds an MBA in Marketing. Rahul specializes in international student recruitment and technology-based marketing. India currently sends more students to study…

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Student Survey on Higher Education in Africa

By Dr. Elisabeth Moyer Dept. of the Geophysical Sciences, University of Chicago The literature on higher education in developing countries is full of varying and contradictory opinions on what is required to promote a thriving educational system. One important set of voices that is often…

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University Rankings: Australia

  On this page:    • The Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research Other resources:    • Australian Universities Network    • Student Outcome Indicators for the Learning and Teaching Performance Fund    • Hobsons The Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research<http://melbourneinstitute.com/publications/reports/MelbIndex.pdf> In November 2004,…

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