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Educational reform and the transformation of southern Africa

by Dickson A. Mungazi

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Published by Praeger in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, Southern.
    • Subjects:
    • Educational change -- Africa, Southern.,
    • School management and organization -- Africa, Southern.,
    • Education -- Social aspects -- Africa, Southern.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [195]-206) and index.

      StatementDickson A. Mungazi and L. Kay Walker.
      ContributionsWalker, L. Kay, 1943-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLA1501 .M82 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxiv, 214 p. ;
      Number of Pages214
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1007697M
      ISBN 100275957462
      LC Control Number96047620

      Transformation and Outcomes-based Education in South Africa: Opportunities and Challenges Crain Soudien and Jean Baxen, University of Cape Town This article deconstructs the discourse of outcomes-based education (OBE) reform in South Africa by addressing the following questions: who is spearheading and managing the reform process. Education in Mozambique is organized by three main stages: primary education, secondary education and higher , the literacy rate was 48%. The largest and oldest university is the Eduardo Mondlane University, in Maputo, founded in Although having a national public education system, several educational programmes and initiatives in .

      Given the interaction between the structural and political dimensions, the government made very definite choices in giving effect to its favored vision of educational change. In this light I raise some thoughts towards an alternative conceptual approach to Cited by: 2. Curriculum Reform in South Africa alternative policies, initiatives and practices for building a new South Africa under the new political dispensation. This process has been interpreted as a shift from 'critique to recon-struction' and in the policy arena, from 'politics to policy'. Last Apartheid State Reform Efforts.

      South Africa is embarking on radical educational reform. The need for a complete overhaul of the education system under apartheid had been identified as a priority for building a new democratic South Africa (Valero & Skovsmose, ). After democratic elections, a new system of education was proposed by the African National. SOUTH AFRICAN HIGHER EDUCATION REFORM: WHAT COMES AFTER POST-COLONIALISM? Nico Cloete (Director, Centre for Higher Education Transformation) and Liberia and South Africa), alongside those set up by colonial what we may call the post-colonial diagnosis of Africa's higher educational malaise (and that there is a malaise is hardly disputed.


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The Purpose of Educational Reform in Southern Africa Prerequisites of Educational Reform Theory of Educational Reform in Contemporary Southern Africa Approaches to Educational Reform Results of Educational Reform Educational Reform and the Transformation of Southern Africa: Summary, Conclusions, and Implications.

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South African education reform demands South African solutions Guest Author: John Gilmour Throughout the world, access to quality education for the poor remains elusive.

Namibia, a country of one and one-half million people in southern Africa, achieved independence from South Africa in At independence, the new SWAPO government sought to transform the country's educational system from one that educated elites to one that provided a high quality basic education of at least ten years for all Namibians.

Yet although the intensity of the educational reform efforts in Africa continues to heighten, there remains a serious lack of research on the design and implementation of what we in this book describe as a movement for the comprehensive, systemic. Book Description. Teachers Leading Educational Reform explores the ways in which teachers across the world are currently working together in professional learning communities (PLCs) to generate meaningful change and innovation in order to transform pedagogy and practice.

By discussing how teachers can work collectively and collaboratively on the issues of learning. educational reform in developing countries. State of transition is a poor cousin amongst the plethora of publications on educational reform in South Africa.

It might be an interesting and accessible, personal and anecdotal account of change useful for recruiting undergraduate students from Europe (where Harber now works). Lungisile Ntsebeza is an associate professor of sociology at the University of Cape Town and a chief research specialist in the democracy and governance research program of the Human Sciences Research Council.

He is currently working on agrarian movements in South Africa. Ruth Hall is a researcher for the Programme for Land and Agrarian Studies at the University of the Price: $ Richly textured descriptions of how South Africas education reforms have affected schools at grassroots level are combined with careful analysis of enrolment, governance, and budget data at school, provincial, and national levels.

The result is a compelling and comprehensive study of the first decade of education reform in the post-apartheid. Since South Africa's democracy inthere has been a renewed focus on nursing education as part of the post-apartheid transformation of both the health and higher education sectors.

The nursing education policy reforms have included the rationalisation of nurse training institutions, changing the scope of practice of nurses, and revising Cited by: in the South African educational reform process has had an impact on the implementation of the educational reforms, created during the post-apartheid years.

Results in international comparison tests have shown that students in South Africa are. Transformation in Higher Education is an international, transdisciplinary journal that seeks original contributions that reflect upon and theorise transformation in higher education in all its different nuances.

It aims to disseminate high impact, evidence based research across disciplines in higher education that could ultimately support high level learning, teaching and by: Opinion - As they tell, me time after time, they are the ones in our schools who are undergoing the current educational system, and whatever reforms that.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. Opinion - In his "The Wealth of Networks" Harvard scholar Yochai Benklerdemonstrates that information, knowledge, and culture always depend on. Education Reform in Southern Africa since the s: What Progress Has Been Made.

Article (PDF Available) in Anthropologist 17(1) January with. Looking for books by Dickson A. Mungazi. See all books authored by Dickson A. Mungazi, including The Fall of the Mantle: The Educational Policy of the Rhodesia Front Government and Conflict in Zimbabwe (American University Studies.

Series Xxi, R), and The cross between Rhodesia and Zimbabwe: Racial conflict in Rhodesia,and more on The purposes of this publication are to record the experiences of the University of Dar es Salaam's reform programmes initiated in the early s' and to present information and the positive aspects of the reform programmes to other African universities or other institutions of higher education in developing countries, so that they may pursue their own programmes.

Earlier this year, we featured a fantastic Bill Moyers archival interview with Isaac Asimov, in which the iconic author and futurist echoes some of own beliefs in the power of curiosity-driven, self-directed learning and the need to implement creativity in education from the onset.

These insights, and more, are eloquently captured in The Roving.presents Rwanda, South Africa, Ghana, and Botswana as case studies to analyze opportunities and policies in sub-Saharan Africa’s education reform.

Given the analysis of these individual cases, Chapter 4 offers insights for reform in the future to ensure that education can serve as basic insurance against poverty.

Sayed, Y. (). The governance of public schooling in South Africa and the middle class: Social solidarity for the public good versus class interest. Transformation: Critical Perspectives on Southern Africa, 91(1), 84– CrossRef Google ScholarCited by: 2.