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Worldwide online courses offered by universities

Stanford Online

Two top South African colleges are, surprisingly, offering huge online open courses – Moocs – to a large number of understudies through universal MOOC suppliers, composes Tanya Farber for Bdlive. The University of the Witwatersrand, or Wits, a week ago said it was joining forces with no-nprofit MOOC supplier edx, which was established by Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute ... Read More »

University of Ghana introduces Records Management and Archives Policy

University of Ghana

The University of Ghana has propelled a Records Management and Archives Policy to give a schema to guaranteeing that exact records of the business exercises of the college is made, overseen and kept up viably. The arrangement secures clear rules for maintenance of records which ought to address creation and accumulation, records support and utilize and record demeanor of the ... Read More »

SA universities offer online courses to students worldwide

University of the Witwatersrand

TWO top South African colleges are, surprisingly, offering “enormous online open courses” (Moocs) to a huge number of understudies through universal MOOC suppliers. The University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) on Wednesday said it was joining forces with philanthropic MOOC supplier Edx, which was established by Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The Edx group in Africa has ... Read More »

National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT) Holds Colloquium On Education

Prof. Jane Naana Opoku-Agyemang

A colloquium, which expected to request thoughts from conspicuous persons in the scholarly world, common society associations and different stakeholders on quality instruction, was held in Accra. It was composed by the National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT) on the subject: ‘The sound of quiet: The rejection of value training in the Millennium Development Goals’. Conveying the keynote address, the ... Read More »

Kyambogo University pardons over 2,000 students

Kyambogo University

No less than 2,000 Kyambogo University understudies who had neglected to finish their projects inside the stipulated period have until one month from now to continue their studies. The choice of the college to give another opportunity for the understudies who have exceeded was made as of late by the organization’s senate, its most astounding scholarly organ. At first, the ... Read More »

Free secondary education is basic human rights of all citizens

Free secondary education

Study is among the essential human privileges of all nationals of this nation. To a certain degree it has been given to all youngsters from the grade school level. Heretofore every Tanzanian kid has been given the chance to join elementary schools for seven years and, contingent upon how well the understudies perform on finish of Standard Seven, some were ... Read More »

NUC cracks down on operators of illegal universities, secures jail sentence on one

National Universities Commission

National Universities Commission (NUC) said that its public sensitisation on the activities of illegal universities had yielded fruit, leading to the imprisonment of an illegal operator. Prof. Chiedu Mafiana, NUC Director, Quality Assurance, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that two suspected illegal university operators were facing trial before the court of law. Mafiana said that the ... Read More »

Students say degrees are bought for cash at Mali universities, report alleges financial mismanagement

Law student Saidou Dia

A government report has revealed widespread fraud and bribery among high-level professors at universities in Mali and degrees awarded in exchange for cash. The general auditor’s report issued on May 14 alleges financial mismanagement involving billions in public money, including management irregularities at the University of Bamako between 2010 and 2012 that it said cost the public treasury 2.4 billion ... Read More »

Nigeria: Lagos appeals to striking university staff

ASUU Strike

BY HENRY IFEANYI Lagos State Government has appealed to striking lecturers of the state-owned university to embrace dialogue instead of the industrial action. The state described the strike as a crude attempt to force new terms and conditions of service on the university. The State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Lateef Ibirogba, said the striking members of the local branch ... Read More »

Keele University praised for its student experience in new survey

Keele University

By The Sentinel  KEELE University has been named as one of the best places to study in the UK. The annual Times Higher Education (THE) survey has rated the university as 13th for its overall ‘student experience’ – up from 31st place last year. Keele has scored particularly well in the teaching category, coming sixth out of 111 UK universities ... Read More »

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