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International Higher Education Declaration to Support the Implementation of the United Nations Sustainability Goals

The Big Tent Consortium (a global network of universities and their community partners) has issued the ‘Global Communique-VIII’, as a call to action to its members on the Role of Universities in the Implementation of the UN SDGs. ...

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Prof. (Dr.) Madhura Y., K4C Hub Coordinator visited University of Victoria on September 19th, 2018

Prof. (Dr.) Madhura Y., Director - School of Architecture and Design, Manipal University Jaipur, Knowledge for Change (K4C) Hub Coordinator visited University of Victoria on September 19th, 2018. The discussions were focused on the interest in buildi...

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SCRUTEA Adult Education Conference 2018

Dr Budd Hall, our UNESCO Co-Chair joined Marjorie Mayo of Goldsmith’s College and Jude Fransman of the Open University for a round table on ‘Knowledge, Democracy and Hope’ at the SCUTREA Adult Education Conference on “Life Long Learning a...

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“We are de-universalising the knowledge systems of the global North”: International Association of Universities 2018 International Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The words quoted above were spoken by Prof. Mandla Makhanya, Vice-Chancellor of the University of South Africa (UNISA), an open university with more than 380,000 students. He was responding to the question “Are we adapting to or shaping a transforming world?” Hi...

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Expressions of interest invited from potential partners in the global South

This call is an invitation to potential partnerships from the global South to consider applying to become a hub in the K4C Global Consortium. Background The UNESCO Chair in Community Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education was created in 2012 to build capacity in the fields of Community...

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