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    • The dilemmas of textbook selection – the Department of Education's 2007 screening of Grade 12 History textbooks – A case study 

      Siebörger, Rob (The South African Society for History Teaching (SASHT) under the auspices of the School of Basic Sciences, Vaal Triangle Campus, North-West University, 2015)
      Textbook selection presents a conundrum for history as a school subject. On one hand it is desirable that the best textbooks are available to be used in classrooms, on the other selection appears to imply control over ...
    • Educating the nation about union - whose heritage? 

      Koekemoer, Michelle (The South African Society for History Teaching (SASHT) under the auspices of the School of Basic Sciences, Vaal Triangle Campus, North-West University, 2010)
      On the 31st of May 2010, South Africa, as a geopolitical creation, had been in existence for a century; a momentous occasion for the country. However, the day passed with little acknowledgement of this event. The question ...
    • History in senior secondary school CAPS 2012 and beyond: a comment. 

      Kallaway, Peter (The South African Society for History Teaching (SASHT) under the auspices of the School of Basic Sciences, Vaal Triangle Campus, North-West University, 2012)
      History Education has been a neglected aspect of the great educational debate in South Africa in recent times. Despite its high profile in anti - apartheid education the subject has not received the same attention as science ...
    • What should history teachers know? Assessing history students authentically at the conclusion of the PGCE year. 

      Siebörger, Rob (The South African Society for History Teaching (SASHT) under the auspices of the School of Basic Sciences, Vaal Triangle Campus, North-West University, 2014)
      For many years the author has concluded a PGCE (Postgraduate Certificate in Education) History Education course by choice with a formal written examination (albeit an unusual one – it doesn’t have a time limit, for ...