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AHERO is an open access archive of texts that focus on the study, practice and governance of higher education in Africa. 

The collection includes research reports, journal articles, conference papers, book chapters, working papers, booklets, and policy documents. All the resources have been submitted by the authors and are reproduced with their permission. 

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Students’ perceptions of service quality at a South African traditional university and a university of technologyDiedericks, R.; De Klerk, N.; Bevan-Dye, A.L.2015
One and two equals three? The third mission of higher education institutionsPinheiroa, R; Langa, P; Pausits, A2015
Social and spill-over benefits as motivating factors to investment in formal education in Africa: a reflection around Ghanaian, Kenyan and Rwandan ContextsAmpofo, S.Y; Bizimana, B; Ndayambaje, I; Karongo, V; Lyn Lawrence, J. K; Orodho, J. A2015
An investigation into the causes of poor academic performance in mathematics among obafemi awolowo university undergraduate students in Osun State, Nigeria.Zakaria, Yusuf2014
Investigating some background factors affecting student participation in science fairs: a case study of a regional expo for young scientistsNdlovu, Mdutshekelwa2014