ERIC Number: ED340291
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1986-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Institutional Links in Higher Education in Commonwealth Africa: A Pan-African Commonwealth Experts Meeting (2nd, Harare, Zimbabwe, June 23-26, 1986). Final Report.
Commonwealth Secretariat, London (England).; Zimbabwe Univ., Harare.
This report presents results and recommendations of the meeting of British Commonwealth experts that explored the dimensions of institutional links in Commonwealth higher education and the potential for developing cooperation in Africa, particularly involving south-south links and networks. The report is composed entirely of a summary of the discussions and resulting recommendations. The summary's introduction consists of opening remarks by the Minister of Education of Zimbabwe and focuses on the current situation in Africa involving cooperative links within higher education and the problems associated with developing these linkages, particularly between institutions in the south. Major conclusions and recommendations of the meeting are summarized under the following main categories: (1) institution building, advanced study, and research; (2) student interchange; (3) information dissemination, publication, and journals; (4) staff development and interchange; and (5) management and administration links. Appendices include a list of the participants, the meeting's agenda, and the policy and procedures of the agreements of cooperation between the University of Zimbabwe and foreign universities. (GLR)
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Educational Administration, Educational Cooperation, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Information Dissemination, Institutional Cooperation, Intercollegiate Cooperation, International Cooperation, International Educational Exchange, Meetings, Networks
Publications Section, Commonwealth Secretariat, Marlborough House, Pall Mall, London, SW1Y 5HX, England, United Kingdom.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Commonwealth Secretariat, London (England).; Zimbabwe Univ., Harare.
Identifiers - Location: Africa; Zimbabwe