ERIC Number: ED377545
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994-Apr
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Education for Reconstruction and Development in Post-Apartheid South Africa: A Policy Discourse.
Bhola, H. S.
This paper provides an overview of the role of education and training in the reconstruction and development of South Africa. It describes the history of education and the rationale for reconstruction and development programs. Issues and transitional reform initiatives pertaining to educational policies, general education, tertiary education, adult basic education, and partnerships are summarized. Future tasks to be undertaken in the area of education and training include: (1) building new and renovating existing institutions at the national, provincial, and local levels; (2) linking UNESCO's Education for All principles to the 10-year compulsory education system; (3) strengthening policy research, analysis, and development functions; and (4) renewing and qualitatively improving educational content. Plans for tertiary education in the following areas are also described: science and technical education, population and preventive education, girls' and women's education, programs for out-of-school youth, adult basic education, distance education, and coordination and integration. (LMI)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: South Africa