Prof. Zubeida Desai
|Faculty:||Faculty of Education|
|Qualifications:||Prof Desai holds a BA in English, History and Anthropology from the University of London, a Higher Diploma in Education from the University of South Africa, and an MA in Language and Literature in Education from the Institute of Education, London. She earned her PhD in Education from UWC with the title of her PhD being A case for mother tongue education?|
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Inducting BEd Hons students into a research culture and the world of research: the case of a research methods course in the BEd Hons programme (Unisa Press, 2013)It has become a policy imperative that the training of future researchers in Education should start at the Honours level. This training presents particular challenges as students entering the Bachelor of Education Honours ...
Local languages: good for the informal marketplace but not for the formal classroom? (Taylor & Francis, 2013)The maxim that ‘Languages develop through use, particularly in high domains such as education and the courts’ was propagated by Neville Alexander. He was committed to ‘intellectualising African languages’. In the spirit ...