This conclusion presents some closing thoughts on the concepts covered in the preceding chapters of this book. The book explores a range of perspectives and reflections on the role played by higher education (HE) and policy for the development of creative economies in Africa. It focuses on the role of Higher Education (HE) for the development of creative economies in Africa; the importance of understanding policy for creative economies in Africa within historical and systematic perspectives; and the importance of HE as a creative intermediary which connects creative economies and policy. The book argues for the importance of the development of skills and education opportunities regarding the creative economies in Africa. It discusses the role of HE in supporting creative economies. The book defines how HE can demonstrate and argue for the value of creative economies across a range of policy initiatives from economic development to community engagement.
|Title of host publication||Higher Education and Policy for Creative Economies in Africa|
|Subtitle of host publication||Developing Creative Economies|
|Editors||Roberta Comunian, Brian J. Hracs, Lauren England|
|Place of Publication||London|
|Number of pages||7|
|Publication status||Published - 2020|