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Knowledge as Enablement: Engagement between higher education and the third sector in South Africa

Knowledge can and does enable, specifically through engagement between higher education institutions, the third sector (mostly non-profit organisations), public service role players and the communities. The purpose of the research is reciprocal building, sharing and utilisation of knowledge for mutual enablement and capacity building.

Authors:
Ruth Albertyn (ed)
Stellenbosch University
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3022-5409
Mabel Erasmus (ed)
University of the Free State
https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3235-4471
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Chapters

  • An Introductory Perspective on the Knowledge Enablement Landscape
    Potential for Higher Education–Third Sector Engagement
    Ruth Albertyn, Mabel Erasmus
  • 1. Enablement – A Foundation for Community Engagement through Service Learning in Higher Education
    Elize Janse van Rensburg
  • 2. Community‑Engaged Scholarship as Pedagogy of Possibility and Knowledge Enablement
    Grey Magaiza
  • 3. Considering Ethics
    Enabling Participatory Knowledge Sharing
    Sunette Pienaar
  • 4. The Political Unconscious of Higher Education Community Engagement in South Africa
    Ruth Albertyn
  • 5. Reimagining the Third Sector and its Engagement with Higher Education Institutions and Local Neighbourhoods
    From Scarcity to Sustainability
    Stephan de Beer
  • 6. Perspectives on Religious Faith and Management Skills as Enabling Factors in the Functioning and Sustainability of Faith‑Based Organisations in the Third Sector
    Kirna Hellmuth
  • 7. Views from Inside a Non‑Profit Organisation
    Facilitating Reciprocal Relations Based on a Shared Value System
    Burneline Kaars, Patrick Kaars
  • 8. Enabling Constructive Engagement through Knowledge of the Non‑Profit Sector
    Willem Ellis, Deidré van Rooyen
  • 9. Factors that Promote or Hinder the Voice of the Third Sector in Public Service Delivery
    Perspectives on the Batho Pele Principles
    Pulane Pitso
  • 10. “Let’s Keep in Touch!”
    Exploring the Connectedness of the Third Sector and Higher Education Institutions in South Africa through Social Network Analysis
    Elene Cloete
  • 11. Higher Education
    Enabling a Social Entrepreneurial Approach for the Third Sector
    Willem Ellis, Deidré van Rooyen
  • 12. Working with Non-Profit Organisations during an International Fieldtrip
    Reflections on Efforts to Improve Reciprocal Relations
    Daniel Hammett, Daniel Vickers
  • 13. Creating an Online Collaborative Space for Knowledge Sharing among Service Learning Participants
    Elanie Myburgh
  • 14. The Enablement of Service Learning Champions
    Reciprocal Knowledge Sharing for Engagement between the Third Sector and Higher Education
    Ielse Seale, Karen Venter

Author Biographies

Ruth Albertyn, Stellenbosch University

Centre for Higher and Adult Education

Mabel Erasmus, University of the Free State

School for Higher Education Studies

Elene Cloete, University of Kansas

Socio-cultural anthropology

Stephan de Beer, University of Pretoria

Centre for Contextual Ministry

Willem Ellis, University of the Free State

Centre for Development Support

Daniel Hammett, University of Sheffield

Human Geography

Burneline Kaars, University of Free State

Health and Wellness Centre

Grey Magaiza, University of the Free State

Department of Sociology

Elanie Myburgh, University of the Free State

Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences

Sunette Pienaar, University of South Africa

College of Economic and Management Sciences

Pulane Pitso, Department of the Premier, Free State Provincial Government

Performance Monitoring and Evaluation Branch

Ielse Seale, University of the Free State

Community Engagement (external affairs) at the School of Nursing

Elize Janse van Rensburg, University of the Free State

Department of Occupational Therapy

Deidré van Rooyen, University of the Free State

Centre for Development Support

Karen Venter, University of the Free State

School of Nursing

Daniel Vickers, University of Sheffield

Social and spatial inequalities

Published
October 1, 2015

Details about the available publication format: PDF

PDF
ISBN-13 (15)
9781920382636
Date of first publication (11)
2015-10-01

Details about the available publication format: Paperback

Paperback
ISBN-13 (15)
9781920382629
Date of first publication (11)
2015-10-01
Physical Dimensions
175mm x 245mm