Conclusions

Roberta Comunian, Brian J. Hracs, Lauren England

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    Abstract

    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.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationHigher Education and Policy for Creative Economies in Africa
    Subtitle of host publicationDeveloping Creative Economies
    EditorsRoberta Comunian, Brian J. Hracs, Lauren England
    Place of PublicationLondon
    PublisherRoutledge
    Chapter10
    Pages150-156
    Number of pages7
    Edition1
    ISBN (Print)9781003127802
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2020

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