Set course for a new destination

This article points out that higher education in South Africa is no longer a luxury but a necessary resource for global competitiveness. The author argues that since the advent of democracy the higher education landscape has changed beyond recognition — and mostly for the better. For starters research productivity has doubled and international collaborations have tripled but challenges remain. One such challenge relates to social cohesion gaps in the higher education sector. [09 April 2014]

Mail & Guardian Online
Type: Newspaper and Opinion pieces
Author: Maluleke, T.S
Year of Publishing: 2014
Keywords: Education, Higher education, Research productivity, Graduate unemployment, Social transformation, Social cohesion, Knowledge production