COVID-19 Threat to Higher Education

Africa’s Challenges, Responses, and Apprehensions

  • Wondwosen Tamrat St. Mary’s University
  • Damtew Teferra the University of Kwazulu–Nata and the International Network for Higher Education in Africa
Keywords: Africa, coronavirus, African higher education, online education, funding

Abstract

This article examines the challenges and uncertainties that the African higher education sector is experiencing due to the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, and some of the responses so far.

Author Biographies

Wondwosen Tamrat, St. Mary’s University

Wondwosen Tamrat is associate professor, founder–president of St. Mary’s University, Ethiopia, and PROPHE affiliate. E-mail: wondwosentamrat@gmail. com or preswond@smuc.edu. et. 

Damtew Teferra, the University of Kwazulu–Nata and the International Network for Higher Education in Africa

Damtew Teferra is professor of higher education at the University of Kwazulu–Natal and founding director of the International Network for Higher Education in Africa at www. inhea.org. E-mail: teferra@ bc.edu or teferra@ukzn.ac.za

Published
2020-04-30
How to Cite
Tamrat, W., & Teferra, D. (2020). COVID-19 Threat to Higher Education. International Higher Education, (102), 28-30. Retrieved from https://ejournals.bc.edu/index.php/ihe/article/view/14615
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Articles

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