Reshaping African PhDs for development – UKAfrica, AfricaWatch

GIBS Information Centre / GIBSIC‘s insight:

Development research, Africa –  


” . . .  policy objectives of the National Development Plan and of the newly published White Paper for Post-School Education and Training.

Many universities have responded with keenness and enthusiasm to the call to increase doctoral education. They have been introducing new structures, such as graduate schools, and have launched initiatives to provide academic support for doctoral students in the form of mentorships, guidelines on selecting supervisors, and writing groups. Incentives including fee waivers for doctoral students and increased numbers of bursaries and scholarships have also been provided.”

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