About the Journal

The focus of the African Journal of Higher Education Community Engagement (AJHECE) is Community Engagement (CE) as a core function of higher education and an emerging discipline.  In comparison to teaching, learning and research in higher education, community engagement is a recently introduced and less known core function of higher education in South Africa and other parts of the African continent. CE aims to advance the developmental role of higher education institutions, intended to contribute to community development and inculcate civic and social responsibilities in students. For the continent of Africa, the engagement of higher education institutions with communities is an imperative if we are to address and challenge the problems of social injustice, poverty, corruption, unemployment, environmental degradation and epistemic injustice as examples of some of the almost insurmountable struggles confronting Africa.