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By Berte van Wyk, D. Adeniji-Neill

That includes in-depth examinations of strategies of understanding, studying, and schooling from more than a few cultures world wide, this publication bargains a wealthy conception of indigenous innovations of schooling, their relation to Western ideas, and their capability for developing schooling that articulates the aspirations of groups and fosters humanity for all inexperienced persons.

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In an age when art and science were commonly regarded as bedfellows, her image appeared in a proliferation of media, from popular to high culture. Sarah was depicted in scientific and anatomical drawings, in playbills and aquatint posters, in cartoons, paintings, and sculpture. Both during her life and after her death, caricaturists Thomas Rowlandson and George Cruikshank made her the subject of works typifying London life and the Napoleonic era. Sarah’s body cast was one of the inspirations for Matisse’s revolutionary restructuring of the female body in The Blue Nude (1907), prompted by African sculptures and conceived, as Hugh Honour argues, “as an ‘African’ Venus: that her skin is not black is hardly of significance in view of his attitude to colour” (The Guardian, 2007).

Osuna (1949) argues that the church and economic society influenced education policy and curriculum during the second half of the nineteenth century: “These two agencies, the Church and the Economic Society, other private organizations, and the government, were the agencies active in secondary and professional education in Puerto Rico during the nineteenth century” (p. 104). According to Navarro-Rivera (2009), the Catholic Church was in charge of education during the time of Spanish colonial rule, but the shift to state-sponsored Americanization through education became the norm under US colonial rule (p.

It is impossible to separate land from Khoisan understanding of education, and the unresolved land question seriously impacts on the construction of modern Khoisan identities. ” A vivid reminder of ill-treatment of Khoisan people is the case of Sarah Baartman (belittled and humiliated by Afrikaners and Europeans who called her “Saartjie”). This chapter illustrates how Khoisan system of education is organized through community (togetherness, harmony, caring, and well-being of the community than that of the individual), leadership (fairness, consultation, healing), and the land (the land is not ours, we belong to the land; communal life).

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