The Vicious Circle of Quality in Ethiopian Higher Education

  • Ayenachew Woldegiyorgis
Keywords: higher education, quality, Ethiopia, massification, expansion

Abstract

While Ethiopian higher education is hailed for its expansion in the past years, its quality remains seriously challenged. The supply of low quality teachers and ill-prepared students, along with the high demand for new teachers forcing the government to massively recruit mediocre graduates, continues the vicious circle. 

Author Biography

Ayenachew Woldegiyorgis

Ayenachew A. Woldegiyorgis is a doctoral student and graduate assistant at the Center for International Higher Education, Boston College, US.

Published
2017-06-06
How to Cite
Woldegiyorgis, A. (2017). The Vicious Circle of Quality in Ethiopian Higher Education. International Higher Education, (90), 18-19. https://doi.org/10.6017/ihe.2017.90.10001
Section
Africa Focus: Ethiopia and Uganda