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ERIC Number: EJ747543
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Nov
Pages: 19
Abstractor: Author
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ISSN: ISSN-0826-4805
Exploring Constitutive Meanings of Educational Transformation in South Africa
Van Wyk, Berte
Interchange: A Quarterly Review of Education, v37 n3 p181-199 Nov 2006
Over the last decade South Africa has undergone a unique process of transformation--a process which has still not been completed. In this paper I explore the concept of transformation within the context of higher education. I attempt to analyse the concept philosophically with the aim of showing how it can manifest in higher education. I construct four possible constitutive meanings of educational transformation (equity and redress, critical inquiry, communicative praxis, and citizenship) and attempt to demonstrate how each may contribute to transformation.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: South Africa