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The geographies of inclusion of students with disabilities in an ordinary school
With the release of Education White Paper 6: Special Needs Education — Building an Inclusive Education and Training System the issue of inclusive schooling has formed a growing part of the educationExpand
Education, childhood and disability in countries of the South – Re-positioning the debates
We embarked on the ambitious project of a Special Issue on ‘Education, Childhood and Disability in Countries of the South: Re-positioning the Debates’ with the intention of challenging dominantExpand
Teachers’ ‘Small Stories’ About Curriculum Reform in South Africa: ‘Square Peg in a Round Hole’
Abstract The impact of neo-liberal curriculum reform policies is explored in the narratives of primary school teachers in South Africa. The central canons of critical theory and cognitive dissonanceExpand
From 'Special Needs' to 'Quality Education for All': a participatory, problem-centred approach to policy development in South Africa
This paper provides insight into the unique process of education policy development in South Africa, in particular the work of the National Commission on Special Needs in Education (NCSNET) and theExpand
Newly qualified South African teachers : staying or leaving? : research article
The international recruitment by countries of the North of teachers from less developed countries has become a controversial aspect of the problem of 'brain drain'. As a political and economic issue,Expand
Gender Differences In Pretend Play Amongst School Children In Durban, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa
Children begin to engage in pretend play, develop receptive and expressive language, and use mental representation at approximately the same time in their development. The researchers set out toExpand
School Effectiveness and School Improvement in Context: The Case of South Africa
This article explores the issue of whether lists of characteristics constituting the effective school are universally valid. It argues that the effectiveness or otherwise of schools must beExpand
The Geographies of the Schooling Experiences of Children Labelled Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Abstract This study sought to examine the geographies of the schooling experiences of children labelled Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) from a social, spatial and temporalExpand