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    • History curriculum, nation-building and the promotion of common values in Africa: a comparative analysis of Zimbabwe and South Africa. 

      Ndlovu, Morgan (The South African Society for History Teaching (SASHT) under the auspices of the School of Basic Sciences, Vaal Triangle Campus, North-West University, 2009)
      A challenge for Africa is how to derive common values from the values of diverse communities. The challenge becomes even more difficult in the face of notions such as autonomy, multiculturalism and respect for difference which ...
    • “Making History compulsory”: Politically inspired or pedagogically justifiable? 

      Davids, M Noor (The South African Society for History Teaching (SASHT) under the auspices of the School of Basic Sciences, Vaal Triangle Campus, North-West University, 2016)
      While recognising the contested nature of History as a school subject, this article explores the political context and practical implications of making History compulsory until Grade 12. After twenty one years of democracy, ...
    • Mobilising History for nation-building in South Africa: A decolonial perspective. 

      Ndlovu, Morgan (The South African Society for History Teaching (SASHT) under the auspices of the School of Basic Sciences, Vaal Triangle Campus, North-West University, 2013)
      One of the greatest challenges facing people in the process of becoming South Africans today is that of building a cohesive national identity out of diverse and competing national, cultural and ethnic aspirations and ...