Governance and Coordination of the Higher Education System in Namibia: Challenges and Prospects

  • Kenneth Matengu University of Namibia
  • Gilbert Likando University of Namibia
  • Bennett Kangumu University of Namibia
Keywords: governance, higher education, Namibia, education policy, coordination system

Abstract

Considering that coordination can take many forms, and may be instituted through an array of policy instruments and tools, we take the position that coordination is both a consequence of pressures on higher education some of which are brought by market forces (globalisation) but also that state coordination of higher education can be a trigger for change. Our objective is to demonstrate this through a review of literature and legislative and policy instruments in Namibia. We complete the review with an in-depth analysis of key informant interviews on coordination in Namibia. We argue that although Namibia
Published
2018-12-06
How to Cite
Matengu, K., Likando, G., & Kangumu, B. (2018). Governance and Coordination of the Higher Education System in Namibia: Challenges and Prospects. FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 1(2). https://doi.org/10.18275/fire201401021023
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