Prof. Goski Alabi

Professor Goski Alabi is an accomplished academic, practitioner and entrepreneur with experience in academia, consultancy, and regulations. She is a Professor of Quality Management and Leadership and holds B.Sc. in Chemistry and a Diploma in Education from the University of Cape Coast, an M. Phil. in Food Science from the University of Ghana, Legon, a Doctor of Business Administration from the Swiss Management Centre, and a Ph.D. in Business Administration from Central University of Nicaragua. Prof. Goski is currently the Dean of the Centre for International Education and Collaboration at the University for Professional Studies, Accra and served as the Founding Dean of the School of Graduate Studies at the University. As the Founding Dean she grew the School from zero to 1000 students in six short years. She is a Quality Management professional of the highest order. She is a Chartered Quality Professional (CQP) from the Chartered Quality Institute, UK. She has consulted widely, and has published over 70 scholarly journal articles, books conference and technical papers. Prof. Goski Alabi proposed and facilitated the establishment of the Otumfuo Centre for Traditional Leadership and the Drolor Centre for Strategic Leadership, two leadership centres of excellence in Ghana. Prof. Goski is passionate about open supported teaching and learning and is the co-founder of Laweh Open University College.

Prof. Isaac Kimengi

Prof. Isaac Njuguna Kimengi is a professor of Moi University and the Deputy Vice Chancellor in charge of (Academics, Research and Extension). Prior to his appointment Prof. Kimengi has served the University in various capacities: Head of Department Educational Foundations, Dean, School of Education, Director Academic Programmes Odera Akang’o Campus, Acting Principal at Odera Akango Campus College and the Coordinator, Mama Ngina University College. Prof. Kimengi has served as a member of the Board of Directors of Jomo Kenyatta Foundation, and current serving member of the Moi University Secondary school Management Board. He is a Professor of Sociology of Education. He received secondary education at Kapsabet Boys High School (“O” level) and Mangu High School (“A”) level. He Studied Bachelor of Education (Science) at the University of Nairobi and graduated with First Class Honours in 1980. In 1985 he was awarded a M.A in Educational Foundations (Sociology of Education) at University of Nairobi. In 1992 he was awarded Doctor of Philosophy in Education at Kenyatta University.

Prof. Chika Sehoole

Prof Chika Trevor Sehoole is the Dean of the Faculty of Education at the University of Pretoria. He holds a PhD in higher education from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg which he obtained in 2002. In 2003/04 he was the recipient of a Rockefeller funded post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign and in 2005/06 a Fulbright New Century Scholar fellowship. He has been a rated National Research Foundation Researcher since 2007. He has developed a special passion for higher education in Africa. This interest is pursued through his work in the African Network for International Education (ANIE) which he served as chairperson of its from 2012-2016. The highlight of his publications are two books titled “Democratising higher education, constraints of reforms in post-apartheid South Africa (2005), Routledge and “Internationalisation of African Higher Education, Towards Achieving the MDGs” which as co-edited with Jane Knight (2013), Sense.

Dr. Kefa Simwa

Is the Executive Director of ANIE and is thus responsible to the Board for the implementation of ANIEs programs and activities. Dr. Simwa is a senior lecturer and Chair of Department, Educational Foundations in the School of Education at Moi University. He earned his Ph D at University of Johannesburg, South Africa in 2013. His area of specialisation is History of Education. Dr. Simwa started his professional career as a teacher educator in Moi University in 1996 and to date, he has a quarter a century of work experience. In addition to teaching and supervision of undergraduate students, he is actively involved in supervision of Masters and PhD candidates in addition to undertaking various research projects. He is an experienced researcher who has published several journal articles and book chapters. Among other professional organisations he is affiliated to is the American Association of Educational Researchers (AERA) and African Network on Internalisation of Education (ANIE). He aspires to enhance the research and knowledge generation role of ANIE, strengthen the capacities of international offices, foster the development of early career researchers in different disciplines and create platforms for scholarly exchanges on internationalization of education in Africa.

Dr. Otieno Jowi

Dr. James Otieno JOWI is the Founding Executive Secretary of ANIE and is a member of the ANIE Board. Currently he is the Ag. Executive Secretary to the East African Kiswahili Commission and has been serving as the Principal Education Officer of the East African Community (EAC) for the past five years during which he has been responsible for the coordination and development of regional educational policies, programs and frameworks for the seven EAC countries. Prior to this, he was teaching Comparative and International Education at the School of Education, Moi University, Kenya.He studied at University of Twente (Netherlands) University of Oslo (Norway) and Moi University (Kenya). He has published extensively on internationalization of higher education in Africa. He also sits on the boards of several international education organizations.

Dr. Christoff Pauw

Dr. Christoff Pauw (member) is a a Manager of International Academic Networks at Stellenbosch University and also a TRECC Africa Coordinator. He Support Fellows Programme at STIAS, in particular developing STIAS as a resource for African scholars throughout the continent and beyond through networking and engagement. Position within the Postgraduate and International Office. Support and coordinate academic collaboration and cooperation with partner institutions and networks. He is a PhD holder in Systematic Theology from VU University Amsterdam and MA, Philosophy from Stellenbosch University.