The PhD journey is like a tree; the roots are the support system of the institution, the faculty, the research management process, the supervisor, all feed into it. The question is, what are the roots being fed?
The crisis in Kenyan higher education is that there are fewer young PhD qualified candidates working within them setting them up for systemic failure.
The Youth Economic Participation Initiative connects transformative entrepreneurial skills training with leadership for livelihoods and personal and community development.
Rankings and measurement are changing how academics produce research.
The competitive advantage for a society starts with its ability to nurture new ideas and knowledge generators.