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Higher Education in a Globalising WorldCommunity Engagement and Lifelong Learning$
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Peter Mayo

Print publication date: 2019

Print ISBN-13: 9781526140920

Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: January 2020

DOI: 10.7765/9781526140937

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University/HE LLL and the community

University/HE LLL and the community

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(p.74) 6 University/HE LLL and the community
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Higher Education in a Globalising World
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Peter Mayo

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Manchester University Press
DOI:10.7765/9781526140937.00012

The chapter focuses on HE engagement with communities. It provides some historical examples of this kind of engagement from minority and majority world contexts and targeted at different types of learners. It also outlines a number of steps that can be taken to render this engagement democratic, symbiotic and a catalyst for change within the communities and HE institutions involved. Due attention is reserved for different meanings attached to the term ‘community’. The importance of embracing subaltern epistemologies is underlined. A freirean approach is adopted throughout.

Keywords:   Epistemicide, Extra-Mural, Dialogue, Relevance, Trust, Engagement, Collectively-directed Learning

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