Posts by Jonathan Harle

Enabling social change from changes in higher education

Last week the leadership team of the Transforming Employability for Social Change in East Africa partnership met to reflect on our first two years and look ahead to ensuring lasting impact. Jon Harle shares some of the reflections and the implications for wider society.

Partners from Africa and Asia share experiences of embedding research writing training in their institutions

How do you do capacity development well?

Jon Harle shares six suggestions for how we can approach capacity development more equitably, and more effectively.

TESCEA course redesign workshop.

Reflecting on a year of partnership to boost higher education in East Africa

Significant change often seems hard to achieve in higher education – but in the last year, Transforming Employability for Social Change in East Africa (TESCEA) – a partnership of East African organizations and INASP – have had some real successes. Jon Harle reflects on the key elements of the partnership

What makes a good partnership.

Transforming Employability for Social Change in East Africa: the first eight months

Jon Harle reflects on what we have learnt about strengthening partnerships over the first eight months of the TESCEA project in East Africa

Photo of AfOx/INASP roundtable.

How can we create more effective and equitable systems of research and higher education?

Jon Harle reflects on experiences shared at a recent informal roundtable event to meet member of Africa Oxford Initiative's Visiting Fellowships scheme

The TESCEA partners meeting in October 2017.

Getting beyond principles: partnerships are about people

Partnership is probably one of the most used – and most abused – terms in the ‘development’ world. It is also one of the core pillars of our work at INASP and something we strive to get right. In this post, Jon Harle offers his personal reflections.

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