SADC faces shortage of tertiary institutions

Despite the number of new public and private institutions that have been built over the last two decades in Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries, the region still faces a shortage of higher learning institutions. Addressing the extraordinary SADC Meeting of Ministers of Higher Education on Tuesday, Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Training, Professor Hlengiwe Mkhize, said the higher education system in the region was not growing sufficiently in either size or capacity in order to meet the demand of a growing population of youth.
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5 June 2012