Vice Chancellor’s Open Lecture & Launch of the GUNi World Report 5

The University of Cape Town organized the Vice Chancellor’s open lecture ion the 26th of August’ 2014, which was delivered by Dr Rajesh Tandon, Co-chair, UNESCO Chair on Community Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education. This was also followed by the Launch of the GUNi World Report 5 on ‘Knowledge Exchange and Higher Education: Contributing to social change’.

“If universities get their knowledge production function right in the contemporary context, they will be able to improve learning in their teaching and that will be their most important contribution in terms of service,” said Dr Rajesh Tandon during his Vice-Chancellor’s Open Lecture.

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Read the full report:

http://www.uct.ac.za/dailynews/?id=8800

Please find the complete text of the lecture at: http://unescochair-cbrsr.org/unesco/pdf/Lecture_at_Univ_Cape_Town-August%20-2014.pdf

Kindly also view the presentation made by Dr Tandon during the lecture

Knowledge Democracy Reclaiming Voices for All open lecture by Dr. Rajesh Tandon from PRIA (Society for Participatory Research In Asia)

– See more at: http://unescochair-cbrsr.org/unesco/vice-chancellors-open-lecture-launch-of-the-guni-world-report-5-university-of-cape-town-south-africa/#sthash.DxwHwfyd.dpuf

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  1. Sanjukta September 2, 2014 at 12:51 pm Reply

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