ADEA is first and foremost a forum for policy dialogue on education policies. One of its major objectives is to encourage exchanges and reinforce links between ministries of education and development agencies.
ADEA is governed by a Steering Committee composed of ten African ministers of education and representatives of most multilateral, bilateral and private development organizations that work in the education sector in Africa. ... [according to site editor's information]
The South African CHE is an independent statutory body with the responsibility to advise the Minister of Education on all matters related to higher education policy issues and quality assurance within higher education and training. [according to site editor's information]