Making science work for development

The problem of education and development in sub-Saharan Africa

08 November 2017

Professor Moses Oketch is the Professor of International Education Policy and Development & Co-Director at the UCL Centre for Education and International Development (CEID).

African governments and donor partners have long regarded investment in education as being central to economic growth in the region – but this investment is yet to achieve rapid economic improvement. Why is that? And what should be done to better realise that goal?