Critical citizenship and higher education curricula : legacies and prospects

Costandius, Elmarie ; Bitzer, Eli (2015)

CITATION: Costandius, E. & Bitzwer, E. 2015. Critical Citizenship and Higher Education Curricula: Legacies and Prospects, in E. Costandius & E. Bitzer. Engaging Higher Education Curricula: A Critical Citizenship Education Perspective. Stellenbosch: SUN MeDIA. 37-53. doi:10.18820/9781920689698/03.

The original publication is available from AFRICAN SUN MeDIA, Stellenbosch: South Africa.

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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 student learning; secondly, we point to links between critical citizenship and higher education curricula; and thirdly, we refer to a number of relevant examples where critical citizenship education was recently introduced into core curricula by a number of South African universities.

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