International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Arts Education | Somalia | Volume 12 Issue 3, March 2023 | Rating: 5.7 / 10

A Delphi Method for Evaluating the Level of Application of Tuning Africa's Generic Competencies in Higher Education, Mogadishu, Somalia, from the Perspective of Lecturers

Said Abubakar Sheikh Ahmed

Abstract: The Somali educational system is recovering, and working to meet global standards including the Tuning Africa Project which began at the end of 2011, one of its first tasks was to define generic competencies for Africa which consist of 18 competencies. The Somali high commission was established to control the quality of education. Therefore, the universities in Mogadishu city, which contains the largest number of them, devote great efforts to enhancing the quality of education. This study aims to determine how widely the Tuning Africa Generic Competences have been applied in Mogadishu universities. The study was a descriptive quantitative analysis, and the Delphi method was used in 21 lecturers as the focus group. According to the study's findings, the competence of ?Professionalism, ethical values, and commitment" scored the highest level, while the competence of "Commitment to preserve and add value to the African identity and cultural heritage" got the lowest level. The overall level of all 18 items of Tuning Africa's generic competencies implementation in Somali higher education in Mogadishu is average. Finally, the study addressed recommendations that contribute to the optimal use of Tuning Africa?s Generic Competencies in Somali Higher Education.

Keywords: Delphi Method, Analysis, Application, Tuning Africa, Generic Competencies, Mogadishu Universities, Perspective, Lecturers

Edition: Volume 12 Issue 3, March 2023,

Pages: 1370 - 1376

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