Significant change often seems hard to achieve in higher education but the Transforming Employability for Social Change in East Africa partnership of East African organizations has had some real successes. Jon Harle reflects on the key elements of the partnership.
This document provides a rapid review of the relevant literature on the research and knowledge system in Sierra Leone, and looks at the research landscape, higher education system and the extent of use of research in policy making.
This article explores the programme that was developed in 2013 by the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Colombo and INASP's AuthorAID programme to develop scientific research-writing skills for academic staff and postgraduate students.
A discussion about improving research access and communication in Sierra Leone, with a focus on a pilot project which is exploring ways of increasing awareness of the online research literature available and enabling researchers to make better use of it in their work.
This report evaluates the success of the African Journals Online Publishing Programme (AJOPP) which was intended to support 11 African journals in putting their full text content online using a variety of hosts.
Issues and potential solutions to internet bandwidth and online access problems in university environments, commissioned in response to concerns of partner organisations in Africa, Asia and Latin America.