Task Force on Higher Education & Society (2000), Higher
Education in Developing Countries: Promise or Peril?
“Countries that continue to neglect higher education will tend
to become increasingly marginalized in the world economy,
suffer from relatively slow social & political progress, &
find it ever more difficult to catch up.”
World Bank (2002), Constructing Knowledge Societies: New
Challenges for Tertiary Education.
“The contribution of tertiary education is acknowledged as
vital because it exercises a direct influence on national
productivity, which largely determines living standards and a
country’s ability to compete and participate fully in the