A Comparative Analysis of Higher Education Systems: Issues, by Michael Kariwo, Tatiana Gounko, Musembi Nungu

By Michael Kariwo, Tatiana Gounko, Musembi Nungu

It is a good crafted, well timed publication that comes at a time whilst a lot is going on in better schooling contexts internationally. in actual fact, it's in line with those international (and selectively neighborhood) tendencies that Kariwo, Gounko and Nungu assemble a powerful lineup of either verified and rising students who in attaining a accomplished and seriously developed viewpoint on tertiary schooling platforms. jointly, the chapters during this paintings shall extend the epistemic barriers of the realm and its affiliated disciplines, and the e-book as an entire will significantly profit students, scholars, schooling coverage makers and the general public at huge. - Ali A. Abdi, Professor, collage of Alberta This e-book is a worthy contribution to wisdom on greater schooling and gives a global viewpoint on concerns, demanding situations and dilemmas caused by the swift growth of upper schooling. the amount is a superb textual content that integrates theoretical and analytical reports in addition to empirical nearby experiences. The publication offers a few insights on how various international locations and areas were responding to massification and getting access to of upper schooling. it is going to attract researchers, graduate scholars and school in better or Post-Secondary schooling in addition to overseas and Comparative schooling. - Edward Shizha, affiliate Professor, Wilfrid Laurier college (Brantford Campus)

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Currently the economic crisis is having a negative impact on higher education institutions and other sectors. The economic policies in Zimbabwe were a result of external and local influences. The external pressure came mainly from the support that the liberation movements had before independence which was basically a Socialist/ Marxist philosophy. This approach was meant to counter the prevailing dominant capitalist position in the country. The government abandoned its socialist ideology in the period of 1991-1995 in favour of the Economic Structural Adjustment Programs (ESAP) in order to access funds from the World Bank.

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