THE FACULTY OF EDUCATION LAUNCHES THE ALI MAZRUI CENTRE FOR HIGHER EDUCATION STUDIESEstablished in February 2016, the Ali Mazrui Centre was formally launched in the Council Chambers/Madibeng Lounge on 3 August 2017. Present at the launch was the Chancellor of the University of Johannesburg, Professor Njabulo Ndebele, the outgoing Vice-Chancellor, Professor Ihron Rensburg and the newly appointed Vice- Chancellor Professor Tshilidzi Marwala, including the Distinguished Visiting Professor N'Dri Assie Lumumba, President of the World Council of Comparative Education Societies.Read more on Ali Mazrui
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.
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