UNESCO Student Affairs International Reference Book – Africa Section: Open call for contributions

UNESCO in collaboration with the International Association of Student Affairs and Services (IASAS) is preparing a 3rd edition of the seminal book Student Affairs and Services in Higher Education: Global Foundations, Issues and Best Practices (2009).

For this purpose, 1000 words country reports from across the African continent will be included, featuring:

1. Background information on the country’s higher education system and evolution of student affairs/services

2. Typical organizational structure of student affairs/services within an institution

3. Typical services and programmes offered

4. Qualifications/training of staff in student affairs divisions

5. Issues and challenges for student affairs/services in the country

6. Websites of student affairs/services professional associations/organizations

7. Websites with links to student affairs/services publications and research

The editor-in-chief of the book is Roger B. Ludeman, President Emeritus of the International Association of Student Affairs and Services (IASAS); Website: http://iasas.global

Responsible associate editor for the African country reports is Dr Thierry Luescher (University of the Free State, South Africa; Journal manager of the Journal of Student Affairs in Africa (www.jsaa.ac.za). This is an open call; please contact Dr Luescher for enquiries, proposals and manuscript submissions of African country reports at Email: thierryluescher@outlook.com

The call starts February 2017 and ends May 2017; manuscripts are due by end of May 2017.