Experiential understanding of language for social empowerment
Team leader: Prof Sivasubramaniam
S. (2011) Coming to terms with EIL competence, in R.Nunn &
Sivasubramaniam (Eds) From Defining EIL Competence to Developing EIL
Learning,Taylor International, Asia. Sivasubramaniam.S I.Gyulazyan (
2012) The European Language Portfolio as a tool for democratizing
teaching, in Journal of English as an internationalLanguageVol.7, Issue 1
Language of Instruction in Tanzania and South Africa
Team Leader: Prof Z. Desai
Brock-Utne, B, Desai, Z. Qorro, M A S.
& Pitman, A. (Eds.)(2010) Languages of instruction in Tanzania and
South Africa – Highlights from a project. Rotterdam:
SensePublishers.Selected chapters Expressing oneself through writing:
Birgit Brock-Utne and Zubeida Desai Mother tongue instruction and
understanding of Natural Science concepts in a South African primary
school: Keith Langenhoven Parents’ choice of the medium of instruction
in Science: Vuyokazi Nomlomo
Reflections on the LOITASA Project in South Africa: Zubeida Desai
Language of instruction and classroom interaction
Team leader: Dr V Nomlomo
Nomlomo V. 2010. Classroom interaction: Turn-taking as a pedagogical strategy. Per Linguam, 26(2), 50 – 66.
Family Dynamics and Children’s academic, social and psychological development and overall well-being
Team leaders: Prof O. Bojuwoye & Mr T. Sylvester
Bojuwoye, O. & Akpan, O. (2009).
Personal, familial and environmental perspectives in children’s
reactions to parental divorce in South Africa. Journal of Family
Studies, 15, 260 – 273. Sylvester, T. & Bojuwoye, O. (2011).
Experiences of father absence adolescents from a South African
community. Journal of Psychology in Africa, 21(1), 115-120.
Poverty imperatives of informal settlement schools in South Africa.
Maarman, R. (2009) Manifestations of
‘capabilities poverty’ with learners attending informal settlement
schools, South African Journal of Education, 29, 317-331.
The Relevance of School Mathematics Education
Team leaders: Prof Julie & Prof Mbekwa
Julie, C. 2009. Appropriate contexts for
teacher in-service courses: Perspectives of practising teachers. South
African Journal of Higher Education, 23(1), 113–126.
The Science and Indigenous Knowledge Systems Project
Team leader: Prof M.Ogunniyi
Ramorogo, G & Ogunniyi, M.B. (2010)
Exploring teachers’ conceptions of the rainbow using an
argumentation-based intervention. African Journal of Research in MST
Education, 14(1) 2010, pp. 24–35.
The relationship between higher education and society
Project Leader: Prof B Thaver
Thaver, B. & Thaver, L. (2010)
Structural orientation and social agency in South Africa: State, race,
higher education and transformation. African Sociological Review, Vol
14, No. 1 Thaver, B. (2010) The transition to equity in South African
higher education: Governance, fairness and trust in everyday academic
practice. The International Journal of Politics, Culture and Society,
Vol 23 No. 10.
The Vocational Education Orientation Programme: a formal induction programme for the training of FET College Lecturers.
Papier, J. (2010) From policy to curriculum
in SA vocational teacher education: a comparative perspective. Journal
of Vocational Education and Training, 62(2), pp.153-163. Papier. J.
(2009) The notion of vocational pedagogy and implications for the
training of vocational teachers in South Africa – Examining the field.
In Dittrich, J., Yunos, J.M., Spottl, G., and Bukit, M. (Eds.),
‘Standardisation in TVET Teacher Education’, Peter Lang, Frankfurt am
Financing African higher education and trends of expansion in African higher education Team leader: Dr. Gerald Ouma
Wangenge-Ouma, G. (2011) Managing resource
dependence difficulties in African higher education: the case of
multiple exchange relationships, in Higher Education policy. 24,
167–184. Wangenge-Ouma, G. (2010) Funding and the Attainmentof
Transformation Goals in South Africa’s Higher Education, in Oxford
Review of Education. 36: 4, 481 — 497.