Abstract

Since the colonial period, higher education in eastern and southern Africa has been narrow and utilitarian, contributing to both unemployment and the skills shortage. The article explores older, more comprehensive indigenous models of higher education in Africa and cautions against allowing narrow economic and political concerns to dictate educational policy.

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Additional Information

ISSN
1527-2060
Print ISSN
0021-3667
Pages
pp. 189-210
Launched on MUSE
2012-10-03
Open Access
No
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