Private Participation in Higher Education in Sub- Saharan Africa: Ghana’s Experience

  • Henry Fram Akplu
Keywords: private participation, higher education, quality, Ghana, internationalization

Abstract

Private participation in higher education has contributed to the transformation and internationalization of higher education in Sub-Saharan African countries over the past two decades.  The country-specific (Ghana) experience described in this article illustrates the push factors, policy responses, transformations, and ways in which deregulation has contributed to internalization of higher education. 

Author Biography

Henry Fram Akplu

Henry Fram Akplu is a retired senior lecturer at the University of Cape Coast (a public university), and a former president of a private univer- sity college in Ghana. 

Published
2016-05-25
How to Cite
Fram Akplu, H. (2016). Private Participation in Higher Education in Sub- Saharan Africa: Ghana’s Experience. International Higher Education, (86), 20-22. https://doi.org/10.6017/ihe.2016.86.9369
Section
Africa Themes