17 février 2020

Africa ascending: Four growth markets to watch

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Africa ascending: Four growth markets to watch
ICEF Monitor, 2020/01/08
This is a quick look at four African nationbs (Egypt, Ghana, Kenya and Nigeria) as emerging markets for education. They offer very different profiles; Egypt is linked to educational opportunities in the Middle East, while Ghana and Kenya are the recipients of a lot of Chinese aid, including scholarships and opportunities to study abroad. Nigeria's population, meanwhile, provides both challenges and opportunities. It is worth noting that many see education as an opportunity to emigrate, which while disappointing is understandable. And success in any of these markets depends on bridging the gap between access and quality, generating learning and credentials that will be recognized on terms that the population can afford. More...

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