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Title:Knowledge for a sustainable world: a Southern African-Nordic contribution
Editors:Halvorsen, Tor
Ibsen, HildeISNI
M'kumbuzi, Vyvienne
Year:2015
Pages:244
Language:English
City:Cape Town
Publisher:African Minds
ISBN:1928331041; 9781928331049; 192833105X; 9781928331056; 9781928331063
Geographic terms:Southern Africa
Malawi
Botswana
South Africa
Zimbabwe
Subjects:higher education
access to education
sustainable development
disabled
pedagogy
universities
educational cooperation
Abstract:This edited volume is produced by the Southern African-Nordic Centre (SANORD): a network of universities from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Botswana, Namibia, Malawi, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The contributors all reflect on the issue of global and environmental sustainability by pondering how to ameliorate and increase the inclusivity of North-South cross-continental collaboration in higher education and research. Topics addressed are disability, class differences, ICT, pedagogy, and climate change. Contributions: Introduction: the Southern African Nordic Centre and the sustainable development goals: opportunities for critical interventions (T. Halvorsen); Disability in southern Africa: insights into its magnitude and nature (V.R.P. M'kumbuzi, H. Myezwa, T. Shumba, A. Namanja); Facilitating access to higher education for students with disabilities: strategies and support services at the University of Botswana (P. Perci Monyatsi, OS. Phibion); Access and equity for students with disabilities at the University of Malawi: the case of Chancellor College (E.T. Kamchedzera); Promoting research in resource-challenged environments: the case of Malawi Mzuzu Univeristy (V. Mgomezulu); 'The path of the mother is trodden by the daughter': stepping stones for entry into the middle class in South Africa (D. Darkey, H. Ibsen); Using solar energy to enhance access to ICTs in Malawi (L. Mwale); Software engineering in low- to middle-income countries (M. Staron); Climate-change awareness and online media in Zimbabwe: opportunities lost? (H.-C. Evans); Culture meets culture at a distance (B. N. Cech, L. Bergström); The Consortium of New Southern African medical schools: a new South-South-North network (Q. Eichbaum, M. Hedimbi, K. Bowa, C. Belo, K. Matlhagela, L. Badlangana, P. Nyarango, O. Vainio); International collaboration for pedagogical innovation: understanding multiracial interaction through a time-geographic appraisal (P. Assmo, R. Fox); Rethinking access to higher education in Malawi: lessons from the Malawi Institute of Management's collaborations with universities in the United Kingdom (R. Ward, I. Mbendera). [ASC Leiden abstract]
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