On September 16, about 200 people with an interest in the future of Africa gathered in New York for the announcement of the second phase of the Partnership for Higher Education in Africa. MacArthur, Ford, Rockefeller, and Carnegie are the founding partners in this work, which to date has brought more than $150 million to the work of strengthening higher education in six African countries—Ghana, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, and Nigeria, where MacArthur has focused its efforts. The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation have now joined the partnership as contributors.
July 27, 2014 - From The Field
This video provides an overview of STIR’s approach, which seeks to empower teachers to reimagine their role in leading change. Read More
June 26, 2014 - From The Field
A MacArthur-supported network of organizations building a new culture of credentialing and learning has committed to increase access to opportunities in education and the workforce using open badges to 10 million students and workers worldwide. Read More
June 17, 2014 - Publication
The report lays out steps for implementing five essential principles seen as critical to this shift: student-centered learning networks, equity of access, interoperability, digital literacy, and learner safety, privacy, and trust. Read More