n South African Journal of Higher Education - The transformation of higher education : context of the establishment of the Centre for Leadership and Management in Education at Stellenbosch University : editorial
|Article Title||The transformation of higher education : context of the establishment of the Centre for Leadership and Management in Education at Stellenbosch University : editorial|
|© Publisher:||Higher Education South Africa (HESA)|
|Journal||South African Journal of Higher Education|
|Author||T. Van Louw and P.A.D. Beets|
|Publication Date||Jan 2008|
|Pages||473 - 483|
Higher Education in South Africa is currently engaged in a serious process of transforming the apartheid legacy in higher education, on the one hand, and striving for socially-relevant academic excellence, on the other. Striving for academic excellence is not restricted to higher education in South Africa, but is in actual fact a global phenomenon that is primarily manifested in the manner in which knowledge production is achieved. This article aims to shed light on the effect of the changing nature of knowledge production in higher education. In the last section of the article, the Centre for Education Leadership and Management of the University of Stellenbosch (Celemus) is presented as a higher education response to this reality.
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