By Corinne Hofmann
In a lovely own pilgrimage, Corinne Hofmann, writer of the worldwide bestseller The White Masai, delves into the slums of Nairobi to discover the heart-warming and heart-breaking tales of unforgettable humans and areas. Joined via her half-Kenyan daughter, Napirai, and touring Kenya jointly for the 1st time, they notice Napirai's roots and eventually meet her father and half-siblings. Hofmann then treks 500 miles around the Namibian desolate tract to find the lives of the nomadic Himba humans.
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Having recently completed a follow-on review of mathematics education research in the country from 2007–2015, we found a notable increase in published research on mathematics (Adler & Alshwaik, in press). That the work of the two Chairs has been influential in this, thus establishing this field of work in the country, is evident, in that the majority of the publications in national journals, and almost all that were published in high-status international journals, have come from the work of the Chairs.
There is formal or “institutional” access to schooling), but their access to valued knowledge (their “epistemic” access) is restricted (Morrow, 2007). Poor-quality education is a multifaceted problem, and not unique to South Africa. g. , 1966; Hoadley, 2010). g. 1). As Adler and Pillay (op cit) argue, “social justice imperatives thus demand that we investigate factors related to what happens in schools and how practices might be changed in order to mediate greater education success of poor learners” (p.
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