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Khanya College: a South African story of decolonisation

Khanya College: a South African story of decolonisation

Decolonisation and Africanisation may appear to be new ideas on South Africa’s higher education landscape. But a tertiary college established nearly 30 years ago shows that this is not the case. The story of Khanya College proves that decolonised learning – rooted in Africa but infused with global influences – is entirely possible. Khanya College […] … learn more→

African universities must take a critical view of knowledge and how it’s made

African universities must take a critical view of knowledge and how it’s made

Most universities boast “centres” or “institutes” designed to announce their strengths in a certain field. But there’s more to it than that: when a university establishes a new centre, it is making a statement of intent. It’s saying that it perceives a need for more work in that area, and that it intends to drive […] … learn more→