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Books, Sue; Ndlalane, Thembi – Educational Foundations, 2011
Educational policy and practice has resided and continues to reside at the vortex of social and political strife in South Africa, as in the United States. Although school poverty and inequities among schools in the U.S. pale in comparison to conditions in South Africa, the two nations have much in common, including histories of state-sanctioned…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy
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Borman, Kathryn M., Ed.; O'Reilly, Patricia, Ed. – Educational Foundations, 1992
This theme issue of the serial "Educational Foundations" contains five articles devoted to the topic of "Politics and the Schools." In "Resisting Racial Awareness: How Teachers Understand the Social Order from Their Racial, Gender, and Social Class Locations," Christine E. Sleeter discusses the conception of…
Descriptors: African Studies, Apartheid, Black Studies, Cultural Differences
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Reagan, Timothy – Educational Foundations, 1990
Fundamental pedagogics, the Afrikaans philosophy of education, is an integral component of apartheid's ideological foundation, functioning both to justify and to legitimate separate educational systems. This article discusses this philosophy and the manner in which it manifests itself in teacher education and in the relationship between teacher…
Descriptors: Apartheid, Educational Philosophy, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education
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Lindsay, Beverly – Educational Foundations, 1992
Discusses educational conditions resulting from South African apartheid and its sociopolitical manifestations through a synopsis of case studies, emphasizing the pivotal role of the principal in relation to characteristics of effective schools. Analyzes the challenges to local schools posed by apartheid and provides suggestions for new…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Apartheid, Case Studies, Civil Rights