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Research data: POEMS

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2020 "The power of the poem": using poetic inquiry to explore trans-identities in Namibia

Researchers exploring sensitive topics need to identify appropriate methodologies to encourage open expression. We used poetic inquiry to ex...

2019 "That's schoolified": curriculum, pedagogy and assessment shaping English poetry for black learners in Johannesburg

"poetry holds rich educational potential to connect with learners" everyday lives in meaningful ways and to engage them by transcending pure...

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2016 Out loud: poetry, youth voices and social change

Away from the media limelight and academic attention, black urban youth had long been in dialogue on a range of important social, economic a...

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