Weaving Success: Voices of Change in African Higher Education

Weaving Success: Voices of Change in African Higher Education

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Weaving Success recounts the impact of the Partnership for Higher Education in Africa and provides a detailed look at key issues in African higher education and highlights the transformative processes that are shaping the future of African colleges and universities. The Partnership for Higher Education in Africa was an unprecedented collaboration between seven major U.S. foundations to support African higher education institutions in building capacity and training the next generation of scholars, public servants and entrepreneurs. The ten-year, $440 million initiative was directly and indirectly responsible for improving conditions for over four million students at 379 African colleges and universities. The initiative spanned a decade, from 2000-2010, and served nine African countries: Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Mozambique, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania and Uganda. The PHEA foundations included: Carnegie Corporation of New York, The Ford Foundation, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the Rockefeller Foundation, the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the Kresge Foundation
Citation: Lindow, Megan. Weaving Success: Voices of Change in African Higher Education. New York: Institute of International Education, 2011. Print
Program: Higher Education and Research in Africa