Pathways into through and out of higher education, Germany

Jekaterina Rogaten, one of the IDEAS post-doctoral researchers attended the ‘Pathways into through and out of higher education’ conference in Hannover Germany on the 11th and 12th of September 2017. Given the highly quantitative nature of the conference, Jekaterina, a learning analytics specialist, was the ideal candidate to attend and present IDEAS findings to date. Both an oral and poster presentation was given at the conference.  The presentation titled ‘leaning trajectories of science students of distance education” and the poster titled “International distance education and African Students” were both well received by the audience. Keen interest was displayed in the research findings of the IDEAS project by many of the conference attendees. All in all the conference was a success and the trip was well enjoyed.

Jekaterina Rogaten



Nov 16 2017

Field Work in Nigeria

In October, Prof Parvati and Prof Ashley went to Lagos and Abuja in Nigeria to collect data on the state and nature of Higher Education in that country. This research forms part of the IDEAS project as Nigeria is a case study country for the project.

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Oct 19 2017

WISH workshop Cape Town

The WISH (Widening Success in Higher Education) workshop was help in Cape Town from the 10th to the 13th of October 2017. The workshop was a joint collaboration between the University of East London and The Cape Town University of Technology, and was funded by both the British Council and the National Research Fund.

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Oct 10 2017

8th ANIE International conference Rwanda

October saw the advent of the 8th African Network for the Internationalization of Education’s international conference in Kigali Rwanda. The IDEAS team took this opportunity to present some of the ongoing work at the conference.