Journal of Education and Human Development, 2(1), pp. 09-17.
Internationalization has wrought transformations in how universities undertake their activities locally, nationally and globally. Its impacts have resulted into challenges in most aspects of university life. At the core of its contemporary manifestations are the challenges, risks and opportunities that it present to higher education in Africa. While the challenges are numerous, African universities could utilize some of the opportunities to enable them benefit more from internationalization and respond to some of the risks. This paper discusses how African institutions could respond to the challenges presented by internationalization. It provides some suggestions for navigating this terrain aligned to emergent social, economic and political needs. The task is complicated because of the place of transformations associated with internationalization and its far-reaching consequences
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Koskey, John Dr. Chang’ach. (2013). Turning Challenges into Opportunities: Prospects for African Universities. Journal of Education and Human Development, 2(1), pp. 09-17.
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John Koskey Chang’ach is a senior lecturer Department of Educational Foundations, School of Education, Moi University. His career spans both history and history of education. At Moi University he earned an M.A. in history in 2004 and received a Ph.D. in history in 2010.
He has published many articles in both history and history of education, among which are several devoted to exploring and articulating issues that affect society. In the School of Education he taught the following courses: Introduction to Educational Foundations, Character Education and Integrity, History of Education, Introduction to Educational Foundations, Research Methods in History of Education, Pre-Colonial Education in Africa, Education in Africa, The School and the Nation.
In the School of Arts and Social Sciences he has taught the following courses: The Kenyan Historiography, Introduction to World Civilization I, Introduction to World Civilization II, Sources of African History, History of Kenya to 1895, Themes in East African History, History of Middle East Since 1800, Themes in West African History, Introduction to African History Since 1884, Development of Historical Thought upto 1900, Development of Historical Thought Since 1900, History of Science, Issues in African Historiography, and Kenya’s Economy Since 1963.
Currently he is the Head of Department Educational Foundations.
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