Sustainable Transformation in African Higher Education

Research, Governance, Gender, Funding, Teaching and Learning in the African University

  • Felix Maringe
  • Emmanuel Ojo

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Higher Education Research and Development

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Florence Aduke Adebayo, Adebusola Tope-Oke
      Pages 41-51
    3. Felix Maringe, Elizabeth Spiwe Ndofirepi
      Pages 53-64
  3. Issues and Governance in Higher Education

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 75-75
    2. Idowu Olayinka, Segun Adedeji, Emmanuel Ojo
      Pages 77-90
    3. Mubashiru Mohammed, Musiliu Dada Rufai, Yahya Lateefat Oludare
      Pages 101-113
  4. Gender, Funding and Financing in Higher Education

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 127-127
    2. Reuben Dlamini
      Pages 129-144
    3. Oluwakemi B. Okuwa, Omolara A. Campbell
      Pages 159-171
  5. Higher Education Teaching and Learning

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 239-249

About this book


The book is a must read for policy makers, academics, university administrators and post graduate research students in the broad field of education and in higher education studies in particular. The book brings together a wealth of information regarding the imperatives of transformation in Africa’s higher education systems. Not only do some of the chapters provide critical discussion about the conceptualisation of transformation, the majority of the chapters reflect on empirical evidence for transformation in diverse fields of mathematics, science, gender, the training of doctoral students and the governance and management of universities. This central theme of sustainable change and reform runs across the chapters of the book. For students, the book provides exemplars of practical research in higher education. For scholars in higher education and policy makers, specific issues for reform are identified and discussed.


Transformation Sustainable transformation Decolonization African universities Higher Education

Editors and affiliations

  • Felix Maringe
    • 1
  • Emmanuel Ojo
    • 2
  1. 1.University of the WitwatersrandSouth Africa
  2. 2.University of the WitwatersrandSouth Africa

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