• Critical citizenship and higher education curricula : legacies and prospects 

      Costandius, Elmarie; Bitzer, Eli (AFRICAN SUN MeDIA, 2015)
      INTRODUCTION: In this chapter we explore three related issues. Firstly, we briefly refer to some of the legacies from South Africa’s colonial and apartheid past, especially as they pertain to university curricula and ...
    • Current realities and future agendas for critical citizenship education 

      Costandius, Elmarie; Bitzer, Eli (AFRICAN SUN MeDIA, 2015)
      INTRODUCTION: What have been established up to this point? Chapter 1 highlighted three main issues that involve university curricula and critical citizenship education, namely elements of the debate on international ...
    • Curriculum challenges in higher education 

      Costandius, Elmarie; Bitzer, Eli (AFRICAN SUN MeDIA, 2015)
      INTRODUCTION: A decade ago and 11 years after the birth of a new democratic political dispensation in South Africa, an important contribution to inquiry into higher education curricula saw the light. But, in writing their ...
    • Engaging curricula through critical citizenship education : a student learning perspective 

      Costandius, Elmarie; Bitzer, Eli (AFRICAN SUN MeDIA, 2015)
      INTRODUCTION: In the previous chapters we have shown that numerous curriculum challenges remain in higher education – not only in South Africa, but worldwide. One such challenge is to provide a critical citizenship ...
    • An example of critical citizenship education in an arts curriculum 

      Costandius, Elmarie; Bitzer, Eli (AFRICAN SUN MeDIA, 2015)
      INTRODUCTION: If one considers the importance of global and local change and transformation for constructing just, sustainable and peaceful societies globally, initiatives such as the United Nations Millennium Development ...
    • Henry Giroux on critical pedagogy and engaged curricula 

      Costandius, Elmarie; Bitzer, Eli (AFRICAN SUN MeDIA, 2015)
      INTRODUCTION: In Neoliberalism’s war on higher education (2014), Henry Giroux refers to neoliberalism as a central organising idea in shaping his critical view of higher education. At the time of its writing, Giroux was ...