ERIC Number: EJ538413
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1995
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Understanding Social Transition through the Lens of Curriculum Policy: Namibia/South Africa.
Jansen, Jonathan D.
Journal of Curriculum Studies, v27 n3 p245-261 May-Jun 1995
Charts the changes in Namibian curriculum policy reflecting the recent independence from South Africa and the dismantling of apartheid. Although originally conceived as a radical socialist state, political realities quickly created policies of reconciliation within Namibia. Educational policy has focused on the establishment of a post-colonial identity. (MJP)
Descriptors: African Culture, Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Educational Policy, Ethnic Groups, Foreign Countries, Hidden Curriculum, Higher Education, Political Influences, Political Issues, Political Socialization, Politics of Education, Racial Discrimination, Role of Education, Social Change
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Researchers; Practitioners
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Identifiers - Location: Namibia; South Africa