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    • Conceptualising historical literacy – a review of the literature. 

      Maposa, Marshall T; Wassermann, Johan (The South African Society for History Teaching (SASHT) under the auspices of the School of Basic Sciences, Vaal Triangle Campus, North-West University, 2009)
      In a context of a continually widening range of disciplines and subjects available for learners to specialize in, it becomes increasingly critical for the value of particular subjects to be examined. Thus, while debates ...
    • The contested nature of heritage in Grade 10 South African history textbooks: A case study. 

      Fru, Nkwenti; Wassermann, Johan; Maposa, Marshall (The South African Society for History Teaching (SASHT) under the auspices of the School of Basic Sciences, Vaal Triangle Campus, North-West University, 2013)
      Using the interpretivist paradigm and approached from a qualitative perspective, this case study produced data on three purposively selected contemporary South African history textbooks with regards to their representation ...
    • 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 ...
    • History education at the crossroads: challenges and prospects in a Lesotho context 

      Fru, Raymond Nkwenti (The South African Society for History Teaching (SASHT) under the auspices of the School of Basic Sciences, Vaal Triangle Campus, North-West University, 2015)
      The status of History education within a Social Science education framework of the Lesotho educational system is a cause for concern. In an attempt to foster the development goals of the Kingdom of Lesotho, education and ...
    • 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 ...
    • 'The power of power': Power stations as industrial heritage and their place in history and heritage education. 

      Krige, Sue (The South African Society for History Teaching (SASHT) under the auspices of the School of Basic Sciences, Vaal Triangle Campus, North-West University, 2010)
      This article focuses on the Electrical Precinct in Newtown as an example of industrial heritage in the centre of Johannesburg. The author makes the case that industrial heritage has been neglected in terms of what is deemed ...
    • Race, power and me: my position as a History educator in relation to the position of learners 

      Gray, Denise (The South African Society for History Teaching (SASHT) under the auspices of the School of Basic Sciences, Vaal Triangle Campus, North-West University, 2015)
      History, as outlined in the Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statements for GET and FET (CAPS) is both a journey of enquiry and an evidence-based construction of the past. It enables learners and teachers alike to ...
    • Remembering "Salisbury Island". 

      Govinden, Devarakshanam (The South African Society for History Teaching (SASHT) under the auspices of the School of Basic Sciences, Vaal Triangle Campus, North-West University, 2011)
      Three distinct vignettes on “Salisbury Island”, have been composed for this discussion on the tribal college for Indians inaugurated in 1961 on Salisbury Island, an old naval base at the Durban Harbour. It was prompted ...
    • The value of open distance learning (ODL) in assisting History teachers with heritage investigation. 

      Lubbe, Henriëtte J (The South African Society for History Teaching (SASHT) under the auspices of the School of Basic Sciences, Vaal Triangle Campus, North-West University, 2010)
      This article highlights some of the challenges facing history teachers in designing and assessing heritage investigation projects in the Further Education and Training (FET) band and the need for teachers to be proactive ...