Critical skills for change: universities, young people and learning

Young people have a vital role to play in their countries’ development. There are now 1.8 billion young people (between...

Re-imagining higher education in Sierra Leone

Re-imagining higher education in Sierra Leone

‘The worst of times and the best of opportunities’ This piece was previously published on Jon Harle’s Medium blog site,...

Building capacity of Africa’s library consortia

Building capacity of Africa’s library consortia

Jon Harle reports on the recent library consortia meeting in Addis Ababa about building strong foundations for research to deliver...

Why Obama’s visit wasn’t the only reason for excitement in Kenya this week

Why Obama’s visit wasn’t the only reason for excitement in Kenya this week

The big excitement in Nairobi this week has been President Obama’s impending visit – his first as president. Workers were...

Universities must think about improving all stages of the research cycle

Universities must think about improving all stages of the research cycle

This post was originally published on the ACU’s ‘The world beyond 2015 – Is higher education ready?’  campaign website on 19 November....

ICT infrastructure for education is as much about people as technology

ICT infrastructure for education is as much about people as technology

Much has been made of the digital divide limiting progress in developing countries. In the world of research and higher...

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