Opening Statement: Open Universities and the future of African Higher Education

Prof. Abdelraouf Ahmed Abbas Elbadawi

 Vice Chancellor – Open University of Sudan

 

Panel Discussion

Topic: The AAU and Higher Education in Africa

Panel Members:

  1. Etienne Ehile, Secretary General-AAU
  2. Jonathan Mba, Director- Research and Academic Planning Directorate, AAU
  3. Nodumo Dhlamini, Director- ICT Services and Knowledge Management Directorate, AAU
  4. Maxwell Amo-Hoyte , Director- Finance Directorate, AAU
  5. Faiza Mohamed Osman Mahmoud- Coordinator, AAU East Africa Regional Office

Host:   Mrs. Felicia Kuagbedzi, Communications and Publications Officer- AAU

 Chair: Dr. Fatima Abbas Khalid- University of Kassala, Sudan


The Role of Higher Education Institutions in Achieving Continental Initiatives (Agenda 2063, CESA 2016-2025)

Panel Members:

  1. Clement Dzidonu, President, Accra Institute of Technology
  2. Violet Makuku- Quality Assurance and Harmonization Expert, AAU
  3. Fred Awaah, Former Secretary General- All Africa Students’ Union
  4. Omer Mohamed Eltom Elshami, President- Professional Association of Sudanese Universities.

Host: Mr. Kwesi Acquah Sam-Research and Academic Planning Directorate, AAU

Chair: Chair: Prof Faisal Elgasim Ahmed Abdelmalik, Vice Chancellor Blue Nile University


Live updates from member universities celebrating the week

Host: Frank Asefuah 

Discussants:

  • Ms. Irene Dufie, Project Assistant, Association of African Universities
  • Mr. Schenineda Kwaku Ankomah Project Assistant, Association of African Universities
  • Mr. Samuel Agyapong  Project Assistant, Association of African Universities