education

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Decolonization of Education in South Africa

Paper
Nastassja Wessels
31/07/2017
12 minutes to read

This paper seeks to understand why there is a lack of theorization of decolonization on basic education of South Africa. Decolonization of education has largely been debated in abstract terms of higher education and other material spaces. 

The inscription on the wall says "for an education that helps us think instead of teaching us to obey."

Neutrality in the public education system: does it exist?

Column
Daniela Meireles
28/09/2017
9 minutes to read

A social movement in Brazil accuses teachers of public institutions of imposing their political beliefs on students, and defends that schools should be ideologically neutral environments. However, is neutrality in education possible?

There are no shortcuts to become a police officer

Article
Lola Valles
09/02/2017
7 minutes to read

Lola Valles argues that govermenments should not take shortcuts to recruit and educate new police officers as an answer to security threats because the strategic position of police in society.

Still from the trailer of Monsieur Lazhar

Cultural differences in Monsieur Lazhar

Article
Stefan Voeten
28/09/2016
6 minutes to read

This article argues that the movie Monsieur Lazhar can contribute to a public debate on topics such as education and immigration.