The Second Asia Engage Regional Conference 17th – 20th November’ 2014 Bali, Indonesia

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Unfortunately, what our most of our higher education is dealing with today is abstract research problems, research which remains unconnected to real life, and in the bargain, it is producing poorly educated students who don’t care”, thus spoke Ms. Lou Melegrito, Director, COSCA, DLSU, Philippines at the second AsiaEngage Regional Conference held from the 17th […]

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Mother Tongue Scholarship: A week with Ugandan Intellectuals

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In the fields of participatory research or community based research we acknowledge that knowledge is also being created in community organisations or social movements without any involvement whatsoever by academics.  The reality is that knowledge is largely created outside of higher education institutions in any case.  But for those of us associated with universities and […]

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New Community University Engagement Network formed in East Africa & Launch of the 5th GUNi World Report at Makerere University, Kampala

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: On the 27th and the 28th of October’2014, a networking meeting on community university engagement took place in Kampala, Uganda. This meeting witnessed the participation of representatives from the academia and the community organizations alike. This meetings laid the foundation stone for a new higher education network for supporting community university engagement in different […]

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Book on ‘Higher Education and Community Based Research’

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The practices of community-based research spring from the understanding that research and knowledge are not created and stored in the university, then disseminated to the general public, but that research and knowledge are influenced by and created in response to community needs and contexts. Edited by Ronaldo Munck, Lorraine Mcllrath, Budd Hall and Rajesh Tandon, […]

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