Decolonising education in SA — a reflection on a learning-teaching approach

A defamiliarisation approach allows students to become their own narrators and also understand what their peers are going through

11 October 2022 - 21:18 By Zayd Waghid

It has been seven years since students in South Africa began protesting ( in a bid to “Africanise” the country’s university curricula. They viewed what they were learning as too neoliberal ( — characterised by Western values pushing the marketisation of education. They wanted universities to become more relevant to students in an African country and more connected to their own lives...

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