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Reflections on School Integration approaches a contentious and topical issue with level-headed insight based on solid, rigorous research. Delegates at a colloquium to define a research agenda for the future, reviewed the latest international and local research and practice in the field of desegregation and integration of schools, took stock of the status quo in research and practice, and identified new directions research should be taking. This publication features the papers of a range of colloquium contributors. Both accessible and useful, it will be of value to those with an interest in contemporary education policy and developments.

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Format : 148mm x 210mm
Pages : 200
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2070-2
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2070-6
Publish Year : 2004

Dr Linda Chisholm is a research director in the Child, Youth, Family and Social Development Research Programme, and an honorary Professor at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. She holds an MA in History from the University of London, and a PhD in History from the University of the Witwatersrand. Before joining the HSRC in May 2002, she was chair and Professor of Education at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. In 2000 she served as chair of the Ministerial Review Committee on Curriculum 2005 with the ministry of education, and then in 2002 was involved in the subsequent revision of the curriculum resulting in the National Curriculum Statement for Grades R-9. Until 1999, she was director of the Wits Education Policy Unit.

Professor Mokubung Nkomo is in the Faculty of Education at the University of Pretoria. Prior to joining the University, he was the Executive Director of Education Policy at the Human Sciences Research Council. He has been involved with and has written extensively on education issues for several years.

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