Critical Perspectives on the Development of Modern Higher Education in Ethiopia

A Critical Analysis of Issues of Relevance, Quality, and Management
  • Yesuf H. Abdela
  • Thashika Pillay


Although Ethiopia has a long history of elite traditional education, modern higher education began only in 1950 with the opening of the University College of Addis Ababa. In the early 1990s, the country had only two Universities and a few colleges, and the overall enrolment ratio had been one of the lowest in sub-Saharan Africa.


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