Monthly Archive August 2019

50% Attrition Rates In Africa’s Tertiary Institutions — Ghana Education Minister

Minister of State for Tertiary Education, Ghana, Professor Kwesi Yankah, says there is an estimated students’ attrition of almost 50 percent in tertiary institutions within Africa. He said there is low gross enrolment ratio in tertiary education within Africa, and that an abysmally low percentage of those whose ages fall within the bracket of 19 […]

We’ll Start Ph.D. Programme This Year —PASGR Boss

What is Partnership for African Social and Governance Research (PASGR) all about? PASGR is a not-for-profit organisation located in Nairobi, but working in over 15 African countries on governance research, with the collaborative graduate programme of Masters of Research and Public Policy (MRPP) in 13 universities in seven countries. We also have a programme we […]

AAU TV Coverage: The Role of Social Sciences in Global Discourse by Prof. Ernest Aryeetey

Prof. Ernest Aryeetey, former Vice-Chancellor of University of Ghana and Founding Chair of the Partnership for African Social and Governance Research (PASGR) delivers his Opening Remarks on the ‘Role of Social Sciences in Global Discourse’ at the Pedagogical Leadership training programme organised by PASGR at the University of Ghana, Legon.