'Opening the walls of learning': rethinking educational transformation

SOURCE: HSRC Review
OUTPUT TYPE: Journal Article
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2017
TITLE AUTHOR(S): A.Cooper
KEYWORDS: EDUCATION, INEQUALITY, SOCIAL INCLUSION, TRANSFORMATION
DEPARTMENT: Human and Social Development (HSD)
Web link: http://www.hsrc.ac.za/en/review/hsrc-review-march-2017/rethinking-educational-transformation
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 9783

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Abstract

We cannot expect to produce an equitable social order through 'raising educational standards', if the prejudices, inequalities and social injustices existing in the broader society remain unresolved, writes Adam Cooper in this think piece on how language and dialogue shape perceptions and create walls between social groups.