Inside View IV.2.1 Community–university engagement in South Africa

Abstract: 

In the introductory section of this paper, a brief historical context of South Africa and its development challenges is presented. In the second part, a systems-level view of community– university engagement in South Africa will be offered. The third section puts forward a view of community–university engagement at the individual institutional level. In the next part of the paper, a discussion follows on what is needed to go beyond existing practical arrangements and conceptual approaches, and in the final section, pertinent conclusions and final comments are made.

Author/s: 
Jerome Slamat
Publication year: 
2013

Partners

  • UNESCO. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
  • The Catalan Association of Public Universities (ACUP)

Sponsored by

  • Generalitat de Catalunya
  • Ajuntament de Barcelona