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Privatisation and Private Higher Education in Kenya. Implications for Access, Equity and Knowledge Production

Implications for Access, Equity and Knowledge Production

Ibrahim Ogachi Oanda, Fatuma N. Chege

Publication Year: 2009

This book addresses the implications of this development in Kenya, with regard to the responsiveness of private higher education to issues of broadening access, equity and the traditional research function of universities.

Published by: African Books Collective

Front Cover

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Title Page

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Copyright Page

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Table of Contents

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List of Tables

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List of Abbreviations & Acronyms

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p. ix-ix

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Acknowledgements

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p. x-x

The members of the National Working Group (NWG) on higher education, Kenya, acknowledge the support they received from various individuals and institutions during . . .

Notes on Contributors

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p. xi-xi

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1 - Introduction and Background to the Study

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pp. 1-18

The emergence of private higher education in most of Africa in the last two decades has been one of the remarkable transformations related to the provision of higher . . .

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2 - Evolution and Development of Private Higher Education in Kenya

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pp. 19-48

As in the case of most developing countries that were colonised, nationalist passions contributed immensely to the emergence and character of higher education in . . .

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3 - Dynamics of Access and Equity in Kenya's Private Universities and Programmes

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pp. 49-75

Equity in education is often perceived solely in terms of the number of students gaining access to formal institutions of learning, and more so in terms of the . . .

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4 - Research and Knowledge Production in Private Universities and Programmes in Kenya

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pp. 76-96

The quality of research is one facet of university institutions used to assess their efficiency and effectiveness. The other facets are teaching and public service. The . . .

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5 - Conclusion: Challenges and Prospects for Private Higher Education in Kenya as Regards Equity, Research and Knowledge Production

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pp. 97-103

The privatisation of public universities and the entry of private higher education institutions in Kenya constitute critical period in a strategy for the development of . . .

References

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pp. 105-108

Back Cover

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E-ISBN-13: 9782869784147
Print-ISBN-13: 9782869782181

Page Count: 120
Publication Year: 2009