According to The Economist, in 2019, 8m or 9% of young people in Sub-Saharan Africa attended tertiary education, including vocational colleges and universities. That is almost double the 4% that did so in 2000 but it is well below the global average of 32%. With the cases of COVID-19 rising on the continent and several countries in lockdown how has and will this change? How will higher education emerge from the depths of COVID-19 and what does the uncertain future hold for it? Find out on this virtual panel discussion.
Date: 19th May 2020
Time: 2pm CAT
Matthew Opoku Prempeh, Education Minister of Ghana
Dan Adkins CEO of Transnational Academic Group
Jon Foster-Pedley, Dean of Henley Business School Africa
Prof Ernest Aryeetey, Secretary-General of African Research Universities Alliance