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Enver Motala

Enver Motala

    ​Higher education not a commodity
    ​Higher education not a commodity
    Through their protests, campaigns and actions students have placed several fundamental issues on the public agenda. Among the most important of...
    Quality, free university education is necessary – and possible
    Quality, free university education is necessary – and possible
    There have been some disquieting contributions to the debate about South Africans' right to access quality public university education. Some...
    Unite both the head and the hand
    Unite both the head and the hand
    If the many South African educationalists of the past, ­including IB Tabata, WT Thibedi, Olive Schreiner, AC Jordan, Rick Turner, Ruth First,...
    Towards a new, just world of work
    Towards a new, just world of work
    In "Kneejerk liberal opposition tries to limit the powers of the state"(Getting Ahead, October 4), Higher Education and Training Minister...
    Privatisation of schools vs the public good
    Privatisation of schools vs the public good
    Public education has developed over more than a century to become a core part of the work of governments, especially because it is very much a part...
    ‘Enough is as good as a feast’
    ‘Enough is as good as a feast’
    Neville Alexander's 50 years of engagement as a public and committed intellectual came under scrutiny at a conference hosted by the Nelson...
    Education and jobs don't add up
    Education and jobs don't add up
    Profound conceptual problems arise from the untested assumptions that pervade much of the thinking and research on the relationship between...