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Akalu, Girmaw Abebe – Higher Education Quarterly, 2014
This article chronicles the key challenges facing Ethiopia as it embarks on an ambitious, ideologically-driven and aggressive expansion of its higher education system in an effort to address its national goals of economic growth and poverty reduction. It is argued that the urge for higher education expansion has placed undue pressures particularly…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Postsecondary Education, Educational Development
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Tessema, Kedir Assefa – Higher Education Quarterly, 2009
There have been significant increases in the number of universities and student enrollments in the last fifteen years in Ethiopia. The numerical gains have brought about improved access to higher education for students. The expansion has also diversified fields of study and opened opportunities to pursue higher degrees to a significant number of…
Descriptors: Working Hours, Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Scholarships
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Yizengaw, Teshome – Higher Education Quarterly, 2007
Higher education participation in Ethiopia is very low (about 1.5 per cent) and is the major source of the critical shortage of educated and skilled human resource. The higher education system in Ethiopia is moving away from exclusive and dismally low enrolments towards increasing participation. To expand access, to redress inequitable subsidies…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Income, Grants, Tuition