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International Journal of Educational Development

Volume 26, Number 4

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Number of articles: 8

  1. Education rights, education policies and inequality in South Africa

    Carol Anne Spreen & Salim Vally

    In this article we explore education policy changes in South Africa through a rights-based framework. We situate our analysis in the context of deepening poverty and inequality arguing that... More

    pp. 352-362

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  2. Opening and closing doors for adult learners in a South African university

    Jane Castle, Kathy Munro & Ruksana Osman

    South African universities have responded in a variety of ways to national policy directives to broaden access to mature adult learners. In this paper we examine the progress made by one... More

    pp. 363-372

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  3. Changing regimes: Governmentality and education policy in post-apartheid South Africa

    Pam Christie

    This article applies Foucault's notion of governmentality to educational restructuring in post-apartheid South Africa. It argues that the nature of government in a modern state entails engaging... More

    pp. 373-381

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  4. Teacher–student interactions in desegregated classrooms in South Africa

    Saloshna Vandeyar & Roy Killen

    This study explored the state of desegregation and integration in South African schools 11 years after the demise of Apartheid. Three classrooms in three desegregating schools with different... More

    pp. 382-393

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  5. Teachers as memory makers: Testimony in the making of a new history in South Africa

    Sarah Dryden-Peterson & Rob Siebörger

    This article examines the use of testimony in the making of a new history in South Africa, situating this phenomenon in the context of public construction of memory and identifying history teachers... More

    pp. 394-403

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  6. Student activism and student exclusions in South Africa

    Charlton Koen, Mlungisi Cele & Arial Libhaber

    On average, about 25 percent of students leave higher education (HE) institutions annually in South Africa because they are excluded on academic and financial grounds. To resist such putouts,... More

    pp. 404-414

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  7. School governance and the pursuit of democratic participation: Lessons from South Africa

    Suzanne Grant Lewis & Jordan Naidoo

    This article examines experiences in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal provinces with devolved school governance, introduced in 1996 to promote democratic participation in education decision making.... More

    pp. 415-427

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  8. Short notices: Doomed to fail. The built-in defects of American education

    p. 451

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