Through our programs and events, we have engaged educators and administrators from over 50 institutions across sub-saharan Africa
Through an affiliation of institutions across Sub-Saharan Africa,
The Education Collaborative Initiative views impact along a spectrum with different levels that are not hierarchical, but instead show depth and breadth of impact. Our impact model is based on Marina Kim’s article on Rethinking the Impact Spectrum, and as adopted by the Ashoka U network. Impact is viewed along four levels.
- Institution’s academic, non-academic, leadership, and management structures are optimized to provide the best possible student outcomes for its students
- Engaged institution focuses on themselves. The institution identifies areas not maximized for impact and works on the structures, processes, and culture, needed to improve and maximize the outcomes for students. Sets up to expand impact beyond own campus.
Scaled Direct Service
- Institution engages an efficient structure and process to share key models and learnings with peers in its region. Impacts others beyond its internal campus and stakeholders.
- Engaged as a mentor and supports peers, either at the unit level, or at the institutional level through sharing learning. The institution identifies key partnerships in the community, industry, regulators, and funders, and explores network to maximize outcome of partnerships.
- Regional network impact: Institution maintains influence among collective, supporting its mentees to mentor others and actively contributing to the efficient development and administration of systems for learning and tracking of impact in region.
- Institution’s engagement is toward the collective and developing inter-institution accountability and support regionally. Identifies stakeholders in policy, regulation, and funding with interests in region, and nurtures those relationships.
- Institution contributes to strengthening the connection to HE stakeholders in the region, and leads regional collective to persistently maintain quality and influence regulation and policy
Accra Technical University
Catholic University College
Ghana Institute of Management
and Public Administration (GIMPA)
Savannah International Academy
University of Professional Studies
University of Education Winneba
Eureka Africa (NIIT; Academic City College)
Central University College
EducAid Sierra Leone
Our Lady of Grace Catholic
Senior High School
Garden City University College
Federal University of Nigeria
Methodist University College
Kwame Nkrumah University of
Science and Technology (KNUST)
African Development University
Institut Universitaire Du Sud
Aga Khan University
Carnegie Mellon University of Africa
Other Institutions and Organizations
Association of Africa Universities (AAU)
Virginia Military Institute