Ali Mazrui Centre for Higher Education


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Ali Mazrui Centre for Higher Education


The purpose and mission of the centre is:

  • To build institutional capacity in higher education leadership, management and governance through professional development programmes that are evidence-based and underpinned by high quality research.
  • To produce knowledge that contributes to promoting understanding of strategic issues in higher education through scholarly research that is multi-disciplinary and policy relevant.
  • To promote critical reflection on, and advocacy of, higher education issues through facilitating and providing a platform for dialogue between scholars, institutional leaders and policy-makers.
The Ali Mazrui Centre promotes publications in the following areas

  • Higher Education Book Series to provide a platform for dissemination of seminal and cutting edge research on current higher education issues.
  • Young scholar's scholarship to facilitate dissemination and publication of work by young scholars and graduates with focus on higher education in South Africa and the SADC region.
  • The Ali Mazrui Centre Newsletter, a periodical newsletter with information on its activities, plans, announcements and other relevant matters.