Interaction between towers of learning and poor communities: four case studies

SOURCE: HSRC Review
OUTPUT TYPE: Journal Article
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2013
TITLE AUTHOR(S): G.Kruss, M.Gastrow
KEYWORDS: EDUCATION, INNOVATION, POVERTY, UNIVERSITIES
DEPARTMENT: Education and Skills Development (ESD)
Web link: http://www.hsrc.ac.za/en/review/hsrc-review-november-2013/towers-poor
Intranet: HSRC Library: shelf number 7979

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Abstract

Interaction between universities and marginalised communities around innovation activities that create or protect livelihoods, are rare in South Africa. Glenda Kruss and Michael Gastrow reports on preliminary results of a study on how universities may contribute to innovation for inclusive development.