Higher education in Benin : The African School of Economics (ASE) received an accreditation

24th Nov, 202111:37:17 AM GMT


Professor Leonard Wantchekon, from the International African School of Economics (ASE), received new recognition. The ASE representation of Abomey-Calavi and nine other Private Higher Education Establishments have received decrees approving their courses. The ceremony was chaired by Mrs. Eleonore Yayi Ladekan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research. In her message to the recipients of Private Higher Education Institutions, the Minister reiterated the Beninese government’s desire to provide urgent responses to the problems that weaken the higher education sub-sector. Additionally, Mrs. Eleonore Yayi Ladekan reassured the Private Higher Education Establishments on the efforts of her department to promote an oriented governance towards modern higher education and development. She also invited Private Higher Education Establishments officials’ to fully play their part in the formation of the Beninese’s elite.

The decree for ASE was received by a strong delegation made up of Placid Da Cruz, Dean of undergraduate studies of ASE, Olivier ADOUNVO, Director of Administration and Finance, and Professor Joël Tossa, President of the Scientific Council. In his speech, the Director of Administration and Finance underlined the goal of ASE.

“We are going to take care of the accreditation that we have just received in order to continue working to make the managers we train more efficient and competitive at the national, regional and international level”,

Oliver ADOUNVO pledged.

Founded in 2014, the African School of Economics (ASE) is a Pan-African school specializing in cutting-edge academic research in economics, public policy and social sciences. It trains world class highly qualified and bilingual leaders on the continent. Based in Benin, ASE continues to expand through new locations in Côte d’Ivoire, Nigeria and New York.

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