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Higher education for development in Rwanda

Schendel, Rebecca; Mazimhaka, Jolly; Ezeanya, Chika

Abstract:
The government of Rwanda has focused on higher education, as a core component of its national development strategy. In the face of donor pressure to prioritize primary education, Rwanda has championed the importance of higher education as a catalyst for development. In many ways, Rwanda is a unique case, given its small size, land-locked location, and recent tragic history. However, the Rwandan experience offers valuable insights into the enormous potential—and the significant challenges—that face countries intending to build higher education capacity, to stimulate economic development.

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Document Title: Higher education for development in Rwanda
Journal: International Higher Education
Volume: 70
Issue: Winter 2013


Document Type:Journal Article (Peer Reviewed)
Subject Area:National Systems and Comparative Studies
Country:Rwanda
Keywords:Development, Higher Education and Development, Historically Disadvantaged Institutions HDI s, Higher Education Systems, Higher Education Transformation


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Date Added:31 January 2013


Schendel, Rebecca; Mazimhaka, Jolly; Ezeanya, Chika (2013) Higher education for development in Rwanda The Boston College Center For International Higher Education, Number 70, Winter 2013