Universities in transformation in a post-apartheid South Africa
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Universities in transformation in a post-apartheid South Africa installation address, 21 June 1991, University of Durban-Westville by Jairam Reddy

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Published by University of Durban-Westville in Durban .
Written in English


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Statementby Jairam Reddy.
ContributionsUniversity of Durban-Westville.
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Open LibraryOL19655304M

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This book outlines successful transformation strategies and efforts that have been developed to assist the South African higher education system in moving beyond its post-apartheid state of being. Through case studies authored by South African higher education scholars and scholars affiliated with South African institutions, this book aims to highlight the status of transformation in the South.   This book outlines successful transformation strategies and efforts that have been developed to assist the South African higher education system in moving beyond its post-apartheid state of being. Get this from a library! Transformation and legitimation in post-apartheid universities: reading discourses from 'Reitz'. [J C Van der Merwe; Dionne Van Reenen] -- "Two decades after the democratic transition, South African universities are in turmoil. Whilst the old is slowly becoming unhinged, reimagining the new is protracted and contested.   This chapter focuses on furthering transformation through the university’s role of teaching and learning in South Africa. It argues that a sound incorporation of ontology and epistemology in higher education (HE) teaching and learning is needed, which means preparing students to use their history and context to reflect on their situatedness, and critique it for the betterment of society.

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  The biggest stumbling block to transformation, however, is not the numbers per se but the failure of the post-apartheid discourses to come up with a deeper meaning of what is intended with. The extension of the post-apartheid social security net is one of the greatest successes of post-apartheid South Africa.[xi] The number of beneficiaries increased from 2,5 million in to 5,6 million in By , the social grants system delivered about 7,4 million grants; spending on social grants increased to over R40 billion in Certain issues that are being debated in psychology in a post-apartheid South Africa are discussed, namely the development of professional organizations, indigenous healing and psychology, the. South Africa’s post-apartheid higher education transformation. Except for a relatively quiet period in the early 20th century, South Africa’s higher education history has been a turbulent one, particularly so in the period of official apartheid from onwards.