International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

The Role of Private Higher Education Provision in Zambia: Changing the Higher Education Landscape in Africa
Daniel L. Mpolomoka, Z; Selina Band; Mbono Vision Dube; Akombelwa Muyangana; Esther Kanduza, Zambian; Maina Kaleba, Zambian

This paper is anchored on the assumption that the world is approaching the end of two important international initiatives, the Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (2014) and the Millennium Development Goals (2015). Given such a scenario, Africa is gaining increased attention due to the innumerable challenges it faces in striving to achieve sustainable development. There is unanimity that African countries should improve their capacities to cope with emerging challenges. As a result, their higher education institutions need to drastically improve their own educational programmes and associated research facilities for training future generations of skilled personnel. This paper concludes by making critical observations on the general populace’s expectations of private higher education learning institutions.

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