Within the Realm of Possibility: From Disadvantage to Development at the University of Fort Hare and the University of the North

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HSRC Press, 2006 - Education - 174 pages
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The role and future of historically black universities (HBUs)—a burning issue in the South African higher education system—is explored in this study using the University of Fort Hare and the University of the North to provide working models appropriate for contemporary rural-based universities. Practical ideas are provided about how HBUs can link up with community institutions to develop partnerships that will strengthen their work.
 

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About the author (2006)

\Mokubung Nkomo is in the faculty of education at the University of Pretoria. Derrick Swartz is the vice-chancellor and principal of the University of Fort Hare. Botshabelo Maja is the senior executive manager for labor market policy in the Department of Labour in South Africa.

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