Higher education


  • News from the Research Department of AFD

    Liquidity Constraint and Higher Education in South Africa... Empirical evidence that access to higher education is constrained by credit availability is limited and usually indirect... We find that the credit constraint is substantial, as it reduces the enrollment rate into higher education by more than 20 percentage points in a population of student loan applicants
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  • News from the Research Department of AFD

    Liquidity Constraint and Higher Education in South Africa... Empirical evidence that access to higher education is constrained by credit availability is limited and usually indirect... We find that the credit constraint is substantial, as it reduces the enrollment rate into higher education by more than 20 percentage points in a population of student loan applicants
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  • Afrique Contemporaine n&ordm255 | Comprendre Boko Haram

    Higher Education in Africa: a time of change... In the face of several challenges, higher education systems in Africa are experiencing profound change. Demand for higher education has risen sharply, driven by a recent and vast expansion of primary and secondary education
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  • Interview with Martha Stein-Rochas, AFD's Regional Director in Johannesburg

    Improve opportunities for access to employment by developing vocational training and higher education programs, and setting up facilities for access to the education system for poor populations, such as for student housing or student loans... Finally, we work closely with the Ministry of Higher Education, actors in vocational training and higher education (universities, TVET, business training centers) and student financing institutions in order to contribute to financing this sector, in particular via public private partnerships
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  • News from the Research Department of AFD

    Funding higher education in the Mediterranean Area. 06/03/2010
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  • News from the Research Department of AFD

    Funding higher education in the Mediterranean Area. 06/03/2010
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  • Education, training and employment

    The research mainly focuses on the specific issues of the evaluation of learning achievements, education financing, post- primary education (secondary school, vocational training and higher education), new technologies (ICTE), public private partnerships, vocational integration and access to decent jobs
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  • AFD is financing Côte d'Ivoire's Youth Education, Training and Integration program

    From pre- school to higher education... According to a study conducted by the Government in 2009 on the state of Côte d' Ivoire's education system, approximately 70 % of an age cohort is enrolled in primary school, but only 46 % completes this primary education, 34 % secondary school and 15 % high school
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  • AFD is financing Côte d'Ivoire's Youth Education, Training and Integration program

    From pre- school to higher education The decade of crisis has considerably weakened the school management system and prevented an increase in intake capacity. According to a study conducted by the Government in 2009 on the state of Côte d' Ivoire's education system, approximately 70 % of an age cohort is enrolled in primary school, but only 46 % completes this primary education, 34 % secondary school and 15 % high school
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  • France-South Africa Seasons 2012 & 2013

    Cultural events will be combined with a wide array of events in other fields: innovation, science and technology, higher education, business, tourism, sport and languages with the involvement of many different actors. A showcase of the numerous links existing between France and South Africa
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