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Bazana, Sandiso; Mogotsi, Opelo P. – Transformation in Higher Education, 2017
South African government has been promulgating pieces of legislation aimed at ensuring racial integration, especially in higher education, and indirectly enforcing acculturation in historically white universities. Studies have proven that institutional cultures in historically white universities alienate and exclude black students' identities.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Blacks, Minority Group Students, Student Experience
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Quaynor, Laura J. – Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 2012
In recent years, citizenship education has been the subject of much international attention, including two major cross-national studies. However, few reviews of civic education scholarship include research from post-conflict societies. This omission is notable because post-conflict situations offer distinct challenges to instilling both democratic…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Foreign Countries, Conflict, Social Change
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Robinson, Maureen – Educational Action Research, 2009
This article discusses practitioner inquiry in a South African context. It begins by outlining the changing policy context in the country, particularly since the advent of democracy in 1994. The implications of these changes for practitioner inquiry are then discussed. The article explores some issues and dilemmas arising from this context,…
Descriptors: Racial Segregation, Democracy, Teacher Researchers, Foreign Countries
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Nicholas, Lionel; Pretorius, Tyrone – Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, 1994
Describes investigation utilizing frequency analysis of variance to determine effects of home language, faculty, frequency of guidance, and guidance experience on vocational identity of 1558 black South African university freshmen. Suggests that, although collected data supports continued use of My Vocational Situation with population, further…
Descriptors: Blacks, Career Guidance, College Freshmen, Foreign Countries
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Moodley, Roy – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1998
Discusses the Black consciousness psychology or philosophy of Steve Biko, the political activist who died in police detention in the 1970s in South Africa. Aspects relating to empowerment, self-concept development, internalization of racism, and racial identity theory of Black people are examined. Suggests that the "frank talk" method is…
Descriptors: Blacks, Case Studies, Counseling, Empowerment