Higher Education, Community Engagement, and the Public Good

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Abstract This article is about the potential for university-community engagement to serve the public good by trans- forming the health and well-being of our communities. It documents contemporary expressions of and renewed calls for community- university engagement. It includes a detailed treatment of community- based research, discussed in the overall context of community-uni- versity engagement. […]

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Civil Engagement in Higher Education and its role in Human

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Abstract Over the past century the world has seen many social, economic and political transformations. It has transformed from a largely colonial era to a largely democratic one. Yet, while democratization of political culture guaranteed citizens’ rights and freedom, it did not result in democratization of learning and knowledge production. The change in education systems […]

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Community Based Research

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This Community of Practice has been set-up in the background of the recent announcement about the new UNESCO Chair on Community-based Research(CBR), instituted with the mandate to support the enhancement of such capacity, especially in the global south. We would like to engage all of us to share more clearly our experiences in strengthening such […]

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