Dr David Onen is a Lecturer of Educational Management, Planning, Policy Studies and Quantitative Research Techniques at the East African School of Higher Education Studies and Development, College of Education & External Studies, Makerere University. He received his B.Sc degree in Mathematics, Economics & Geography from Makerere University with Second Class Honours. He did his MA (Educ. Mgt.) (2002), and Ph.D. (2007) in the same field specialising in the area of Planning and Policy Studies from Makerere University. He was a recipient of the UNESCO’s Scholarship award in 2009 which enabled him obtain an International Certificate in Education Sector Diagnosis from the International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP), Paris. He has also undertaken a one-year training in Higher Education Leadership and Management earning him a certificate of the University of Tampere in partnership with the University of Helsinki, all of Finland. Dr Onen has participated and presented papers in various national and international Seminars and Conferences in China, India, Ghana, to mention just a few. His teaching interests are in the areas of Quantitative Methods of Educational Planning, Education Systems Analysis, Education Policy Studies, School Mapping and Quantitative Research Methods. He has published a book with the Jomo Kenyatta Foundation, written a host of other research and consultancy reports as well as academic papers in different international and national journals of repute. He has more than twenty years of experience in teaching, eight of which have been spent teaching at higher institutions of learning. Before re-joining Makerere in 2013 (having worked at Makerere from 2008 to August 2010), he had worked as a Consultant/Lecturer at Uganda Management Institute (2010 – 2012). His present research area of interests includes: higher education governance and policy, efficiency of higher education systems and innovations in higher education.