Rethinking the linkages between teaching and extension in South Africa

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Science and Public Policy, 36(2), March 2009, pages 127-132
Lindile Ndabeni
Oxford Journals
ISSN: 0302-3427, e-ISSN: 1471-5430

The objective in this paper is to review the technology stations program at Tshwane University of Technology. The technology stations are a product of the Department of Science and Technology (DST) policy objectives. The DST's policy is aimed at strengthening and expanding mutually beneficial links between universities of technology and small, medium-sized and micro enterprises (SMMEs). The analysis disclosed the contribution of the technology stations to technology transfer in the SMME economy of the electronics and chemicals sub-sectors.

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