Natasha Robinson

What do South African students learn when we teach about race?

There is a conspicuous lack of teaching resources to address the historical construction of race in the South African context.

Cape Town learners identify as coloured; the curriculum and teachers say they’re Biko black

The teenagers, who clearly understood that race is fluid – some even changed their identity – felt shunned. If race is socially constructed, they should not be ignored.

Confronting inequality during the school closures

Using a variety of methods and interactions, teachers and students have had to adapt to a new idea of the classroom

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