Pre-Convening Masterclass

Join  Ashesi University Co-founder and President Dr. Patrick Awuah as he shares tools and strategies on planning for institutional sustainability across operations, finance, impact, and teams in the early start-up years of a university.

2021 Annual Convening

The 2021 Annual Convening is a 3-day activity-packed set of engagements that will bring together administrators, educators, development agencies and employers onto one platform.

Building Entrepreneurship ecosystems

Explore successful HEI models for developing sustainable and efficient entrepreneurship ecosystems at the 2021 Annual Convening

Redefining Career Preparation

For Career Guidance Professionals : redefine career preparation in African high-ed institutions. In partnership with Kepler University at the 2021 Annual Convening  | June 14 – 16

A Network of Institutions

The Education Collaborative is a network of higher education institutions that are uncompromising in achieving excellence in teaching and learning, research, innovation, and quality student outcomes in Africa.

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Through an affiliation of institutions across Sub-Saharan Africa, 

we will transform over 1.1million students to be ethical, entrepreneurial leaders who create jobs, transform industries and lead economies, by 2030.


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Focal Initiatives 

Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Project

Through this project, we explore share, and implement methods and best practices to entrepreneurial ecosystem development on HEI campuses across Africa, leveraging successful existing ecosystems on the continent, including Ashesi University’s case

Giving Voice to Values - Africa Project

Realizing that institutions have varying needs, challenges, and contexts, the GVV for Africa Project offers “train-the-trainer” curricula tailored to the African context for capacity building in ethical action

Employability Systems Change Fellowship

The unique fellowship helps higher education institutions  to develop lasting and transformative systems that improve their education outcomes. It combines a fellowship, systems approach, and implementation grant to drive the targeted institutional transformation.

Mentorship & Development

Mentorship and consultative support to develop and institutionalize an innovation mandate 

Conferences & Workshops

Virtual and in-person Platforms for sharing innovations and strategies among higher-ed stakeholders in Africa

Highschool Engagement

Pre-tertiary programs that set students up for success in institutions of higher learning

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