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Balfour, R. J.; Moletsane, R.; Karlsson, J. – South African Journal of Higher Education, 2011
Knowledge generation over the decade 1995-2004 in South Africa, and its relationship to the changing nature of socio-economic landscapes, suggests an ever closer relationship between the research produced in higher education, and its social and scientific purposes. These have been identified largely by the State through its regulatory frameworks,…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Racial Segregation, Foreign Countries, Educational Research
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Berkhout, S. J. – South African Journal of Higher Education, 2010
Soudien (2009) states that affirmative action is not just about "inhabiting the university with people of colour; it is about appropriating the transcendence it makes possible as a consummately human and open-ended gift to humankind, and not, critically, a "white" gift". This engagement with Soudien's (2009) invitation to take…
Descriptors: Racial Segregation, Affirmative Action, Higher Education, Colleges
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Badroodien, A. – South African Journal of Higher Education, 2010
This article examines the necessary shift to a sociality of meaning-making for university entrants if the goals of affirmative action within higher education, and the possible effects of its continued application, are to be fulfilled. Given that the practice of education in universities is meant to be the organisation of knowledge in ways that…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Racial Segregation, Affirmative Action, Foreign Countries
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Mahlomaholo, S. M. G. – South African Journal of Higher Education, 2010
This article reports, from the insider's perspective, on a research project comprising fifteen academics in the Faculty of Education Sciences at the North-West University and fifteen senior officials from one of the four Education Districts in the North West Province. This project has as its research theme, hence aim; "the creation of…
Descriptors: Research Projects, Racial Segregation, Educational Environment, Empowerment
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Bozalek, V.; Carolissen, R.; Leibowitz, B.; Nicholls, L.; Rohleder, P.; Swartz, L. – South African Journal of Higher Education, 2010
Apartheid-designed higher education institutions continue to have a major influence on students and higher educators in South Africa. There is a need for innovative approaches for engaging with difference in higher education. One means of doing this could be through innovative pedagogical approaches. The Community, Self and Identity project…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Racial Segregation, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods
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Waghid, Y. – South African Journal of Higher Education, 2010
At the 2010 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA, 30 April to 4 May), the theme of re-imagining public education arose once again with the most compelling presentation from leading scholars in the field concerned with counter-hegemonic politics and democratic change. The session entitled "Re-imaging public…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Research, Democracy, Foreign Countries