Francophone Pre-Conference Workshop

Participants from 18 Francophone countries strategize on how they could democratise knowledge through this project: "We are a group of young and not so young men and women from Quebec, Haiti and 18 francophone countries in Africa. We number more than 3000, engaged in different ways in the action research project SOHA whose full title … Continue reading Francophone Pre-Conference Workshop

Disrupting Higher Education Curriculum

Disrupting Higher Education Curriculum Undoing Cognitive Damage Discomfort with the inappropriateness of university curricula has met with increasing calls for disruptive actions to revitalise higher education. This book, conceived to envision an alternative emancipatory curriculum, explores the historical, ideological, philosophical and theoretical domains of higher education curricula. The authors acknowledge that universities have been and … Continue reading Disrupting Higher Education Curriculum

Knowledge and Change in African Universities

African Higher Education: Developments and Perspectives Knowledge and Change in African Universities A major contention in the book is that African excellence should be measured against its own uniqueness as universities in Africa exhibit competitive knowledge processes on a global scale without losing the critical international dimensions The book holds that decolonisation as change of … Continue reading Knowledge and Change in African Universities

South African Education Research Association Action Research SIG Pre-Conference Workshop

Decolonizing Teacher Education and Educational Research South African Education Research Association (SAERA). Initiated by the Action Research SIG. 7 April 2017, North-West University, Potchefstroom Compiled by: Lesley Wood, Deputy President of SAERA and coordinator of SAERA Action Research SIG. The workshop was attended by 56 delegates from various universities in the country. The programme was … Continue reading South African Education Research Association Action Research SIG Pre-Conference Workshop

Call for papers

Call for Papers Special Themed Issue 2018 Educational Research for Social Change   THEMED ISSUE (14a) Decolonising education: perspectives and debates Guest editor: Aslam Fataar (Stellenbosch University):  afataar@sun.ac.za   Calls for decolonising education that recently accompanied the student protests at South African universities are not new, having first emerged in the context of decolonising struggles … Continue reading Call for papers

RESOURCE

International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education - Taylor & Francis Online new issue alert International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, Volume 30, Issue 5, June 2017 is now available online on Taylor & Francis Online. Can Participatory Action Research (PAR) Democratize Research, Knowledge and Schooling?: Experiences from the Global South and North