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Doctoral education in Commonwealth Africa (CTEF, Kuala Lumpur)

Reflections on doctoral education in Commonwealth Africa from ACU projects and programmes. Presented at the meeting of the Commonwealth Tertiary Education Facility, 12 - 13 February 2015, Kuala Lumpur.

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Doctoral education in
Commonwealth Africa
Reflections from ACU projects and programmes
Doctoral education in Commonwealth Africa (CTEF, Kuala Lumpur)
0.0%
0.5%
1.0%
1.5%
2.0%
2.5%
3.0%
3.5%
CHE
SWE
DEU
FIN
GBR
CHN
DNK
AUT
NZL
NOR
IRL
AUS
SVK
NLD
USA
SVN
OECD
FRA
BEL
CZE
KOR
ISR
PRT
ITA
EST
CAN
ESP
JPN
GRC
ISL
HUN
POL
BRA
RUS
TUR
MEX
CHL
ZAF
IDN
(OECD, 2013)
Estimated percentage of age cohort that will complete doctoral education (2011)
The situation now?
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0.5%
1.0%
1.5%
2.0%
2.5%
3.0%
3.5%
CHE
SWE
DEU
FIN
GBR
CHN
DNK
AUT
NZL
NOR
IRL
AUS
SVK
NLD
USA
SVN
OECD
FRA
BEL
CZE
KOR
ISR
PRT
ITA
EST
CAN
ESP
JPN
GRC
ISL
HUN
POL
BRA
RUS
TUR
MEX
CHL
ZAF
IDN
(OECD, 2013)
Estimated percentage of age cohort that will complete doctoral education (2011)
UK: 2.4%
OECD: 1.6%
South Africa: 0.1%
The situation now?
0.0%
0.5%
1.0%
1.5%
2.0%
2.5%
3.0%
3.5%
CHE
SWE
DEU
FIN
GBR
CHN
DNK
AUT
NZL
NOR
IRL
AUS
SVK
NLD
USA
SVN
OECD
FRA
BEL
CZE
KOR
ISR
PRT
ITA
EST
CAN
ESP
JPN
GRC
ISL
HUN
POL
BRA
RUS
TUR
MEX
CHL
ZAF
IDN
(OECD, 2013)
Estimated percentage of age cohort that will complete doctoral education (2011)
The situation now?
China: 2.2%
Faculty with doctorates:
Ghana: 28%
Mozambique: 15%
Uganda: 12%
Tettey (2010)
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Doctoral education in Commonwealth Africa (CTEF, Kuala Lumpur)