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Research outputs: EDUCATION REFORM

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2008 Curriculum reform in sub-Saharan Africa: when local meets global

The chapter begins with a discussion of the ambiguities and differences between learner-centred, child-centred and competency-based educatio...

2007 Learning to teach in South Africa

Learning to Teach in South Africa is a collection of essays by one of South Africa's most respected thinkers in education. The essays span t...

2006 Prophets and profits: managerialism and the restructuring of Jewish schools in South Africa

In a compelling blend of narrative history and social analysis, Prophets and Profits contributes to the global literature on educational cha...

2006 "Academic drift" in South African universities of technology: beneficial or detrimental?

This article examines the issue of academic drift with reference to South Africa's former technikons. The shift from technikon to universit...