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    • Hodgkinson-Williams, C.; Arinto, P. (2017)
      Education in the Global South faces several key interrelated challenges, for which Open Educational Resources (OER) are seen to be part of the solution. These challenges include: unequal access to education; variable quality ...
    • Njeri Kinyanjui, Mary (2019)
      The persistence of indigenous African markets in the context of a hostile or neglectful business and policy environment makes them worthy of analysis. An investigation of Afrocentric business ethics is long overdue. ...
    • Bank, Leslie; Cloete, Nico; van Schalkwyk, Francois (2018)
      "Tensions in South African universities have traditionally centred around equity (particularly access and affordability), historical legacies (such as apartheid and colonialism), and the shape and structure of the higher ...
    • Hugo, Wayne (2016)
      The educational imagination is the capacity to think critically beyond our located, daily experiences of education. It breaks away from the immediacy of personal understanding by placing education within wider, deeper and ...
    • Gaulier, Armelle; Martin, Denis-Constant (2017)
      Cape Town’s public cultures can only be fully appreciated through recognition of its deep and diverse soundscape. We have to listen to what has made and makes a city. The ear is an integral part of the ‘research tools’ one ...
    • Muller, Johan; Cloete, Nico; van Schalkwyk, Francois (2016)
      Castells in Africa: Universities and Development collects the papers produced by Manuel Castells on his visits to South Africa, and publishes them in a single volume for the first time. The book also publishes a series of ...
    • Rankin, Elizabeth; Schneider, Rolf Michael (2020)
      The pictorial narrative of the Boer pioneers who conquered South Africa’s interior during the ‘Great Trek’ (1835-52) represents a crucial period of South Africa’s past. Forming the concept of the frieze both reflected on ...
    • Case, Jennifer M.; Marshall, Delia; McKenna, Sioux; Disaapele, Mogashana (2018)
      Around the world, more young people than ever before are attending university. Student numbers in South Africa have doubled since democracy and for many families, higher education is a route to a better future for their ...
    • Ashwin, Paul; Case, Jennifer M (2018)
      "In what ways does access to undergraduate education have a transformative impact on people and societies? What conditions are required for this impact to occur? What are the pathways from an undergraduate education to the ...
    • Halvorsen, Tor; Ibsen, Hilde; M’kumbuzi, Vyvienne RP (2015)
      The search for answers to the issue of global sustainability has become increasingly urgent. In the context of higher education, many universities and academics are seeking new insights that can shift our dependence on ...
    • Halvorsen, Tor; Evans, Henri-Count; Penderis, Sharon (2017)
      With the adoption of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Agreement, the purpose of development is being redefined in both social and environmental terms. Despite pushback from conservative ...
    • Cloete, Nico; Maassen, Peter; Bailey, Tracy (2015)
      This volume brings together excellent scholarship and innovative policy discussion to demonstrate the essential role of higher education in the development of Africa and of the world at large. Based on deep knowledge of ...
    • Halvorsen, Tor; Nossum, Jorun (2016)
      Since the 1990s, internationalisation has become key for institutions wishing to secure funding for higher education and research. For the academic community, this strategic shift has had many consequences. Priorities have ...
    • Verhulst, Stefaan G.; Young, Andrew (2017)
      Recent years have witnessed considerable speculation about the potential of open data to bring about wide-scale transformation. The bulk of existing evidence about the impact of open data, however, focuses on high-income ...
    • Barker-Ciganikova, Martina; Rüther, Kirsten; Waldburger, Daniela; Bodenstein, Carl-Philipp (2020)
      Housing matters, no matter when or where. This volume of collected essays on housing in colonial and postcolonial Africa seeks to elaborate how and why housing is much more than an everyday practice. The politics of housing ...
    • Luescher, Thierry M.; Webbstock, Denyse; Bhengu, Ntokozo (2020)
      Reflections of South African Student Leaders 1994-2017 brings together the reflections of twelve former SRC leaders from across the landscape of South African universities. Each student leader’s reflections are presented ...
    • Cloete, Nico; Bunting, Ian; van Schalkwyk, Francois (2018)
      "From the early 2000s, a new discourse emerged, in Africa and the international donor community, that higher education was important for development in Africa. Within this ‘zeitgeist’ of converging interests, a range of ...
    • Weingart, Peter; Joubert, Marina; Falade, Bankole (2019)
      "Why do we need to communicate science? Is science, with its highly specialised language and its arcane methods, too distant to be understood by the public? Is it really possible for citizens to participate meaningfully ...
    • Halvorsen, Tor; Skare Orgeret, Kristin; Krøvel , Roy (2019)
      "In June 2016, the Norwegian Programme for Capacity Development in Higher Education and Research for Development (Norhed) hosted a conference on the theme of ‘knowledge for development’ in an attempt to shift the focus of ...
    • Luescher, Thierry M.; Klemenčič, Manja; Jowi, James Otieno (2016)
      The second volume of the African Higher Education Dynamics Series brings together the research of an international network of higher education scholars with interest in higher education and student politics in Africa. Most ...