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ERIC Number: EJ943109
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Nov
Pages: 13
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 29
ISSN: ISSN-1028-3153
The International Connections of Religious Higher Education in Sub-Saharan Africa: Rationales and Implications
Karram, Grace
Journal of Studies in International Education, v15 n5 p487-499 Nov 2011
Over the past decade, the largest growth in Sub-Saharan Africa's private higher education has been among institutions with religious affiliations. This article examines the rise of private, religious higher education in Sub-Saharan Africa with international affiliations. Using an analysis of multiple stakeholders from the region and international community, the rationales and implications of religion higher education Africa are considered. Accreditation, quality assurance, funding, and development assistance are explored as key issues within African higher education. This article concludes with a discussion of the global divide between secular and religious ideologies and calls for more research into the impacts of religious higher education in Sub-Saharan Africa. (Contains 2 tables and 1 note.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Africa