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The dilemmas of textbook selection – the Department of Education's 2007 screening of Grade 12 History textbooks – A case study
(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 ...
What should history teachers know? Assessing history students authentically at the conclusion of the PGCE year.
(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 ...
Teaching about dying and death: the 1918 Flu epidemic in South Africa
(The South African Society forHistory Teaching (SASHT) under the patronage of the North-West University, 2020)
It seems obvious that while others around us are concerned with trying to understand the nature of the COVID-19 pandemic and the ways in which it has disrupted so much of our lives and professional work, history educators ...