African higher education: Challenges for the 21st century

@article{Teferra2004AfricanHE,
  title={African higher education: Challenges for the 21st century},
  author={Damtew Teferra and Philip G. Altbachl},
  journal={Higher Education},
  year={2004},
  volume={47},
  pages={21-50}
}
African higher education, atthe beginning of the new millennium, facesunprecedented challenges. Not only is thedemand for access unstoppable, especially inthe context of Africa's traditionally lowpostsecondary attendance levels, but highereducation is recognized as a key force formodernization and development. Africa'sacademic institutions face obstacles inproviding the education, research, and serviceneeded if the continent is to advance.Generalizing about a continent as large anddiverse as… 
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