Education in English Speaking Africa

This course covers education in South Africa, Zimbabwe, Cameroon, Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya and Uganda.


The session aims to provide an overview to education in a number of English speaking African countries. For each country, it focuses on secondary education, university entrance criteria and higher education, using examples of educational documents to illustrate features of the education system and allow for discussion of any issues which may arise when evaluating qualifications from this region.

Target Audience

This course is recommended for university and college staff involved with entry to undergraduate and postgraduate courses. The course will also be useful to people from professional bodies, nationality & immigration solicitors, recruiters, work permit and visa agencies, careers / guidance / refugee and asylum seekers advisers as well.


The key objectives of the training are to:

  • Achieve an understanding of the variety of awards and educational structures in English speaking Africa
  • Gain an insight into recent developments in the different education systems of the region
  • Learn about higher education qualifications, institutions and accreditation in English speaking Africa

Support Materials

Delegates will receive a tailored workbook to support the fully interactive session, which will be used in conjunction with the software.

Book On This Course

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The cost to attend our half-day training workshops is £275 + VAT per person.

If you are a member then you may have complimentary training places that can be used for these workshops so that you can attend for free. Your Power User at your institution or your account manager can give you more information, or email [email protected].