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Precious is a lecturer in the department of education policy studies at Stellenbosch University. Her background is in after-school programmes, having founded a girls’ education initiative in Bulawayo in 2011. Her doctoral research was a feminist critique of Ubuntu as a philosophy of education centred on education policy in Zimbabwe. Her research interests are ubuntu as a philosophy of education, education policy, feminist theory, intersectionality, and democratic citizenship education.
August 2013 - October 2014
University of Sussex
Field of study
- Gender and Development
The qualitative case study reported on here was commissioned and funded by the Western Cape Government (WCG) in partnership with the Cape Higher Education Consortium (CHEC) to inquire into attributes of well performing after-school programmes (ASPs) within the Western Cape provincei of South Africa. The research question of the study was: What qual...
In South Africa, the university is constituted by law under the Higher Education Act of 1997. This instrument, while clearly recognising the role of the university to include pedagogy, research and obligation to the republic, does not outline how the university should enact/dispense its responsibility to the republic in the same fashion that it out...
Nandipha Mntambo's wide corpus of art offers us exciting ways to think through and extend feminist themes. We dwell specifically on Mntambo's cowhide series, which is an ongoing meditation on, and subversion of different conceptions of subjectivity, the body and identity (common themes within feminist epistemologies). Her installations (re)present...
It is 14 years since the Nziramasanga Commission Inquiry Report was first written. The government of Zimbabwe’s decision to finally translate the report into policy sparked my interest to investigate the efficacy of the report's recommendations in transforming gender, 14 years after it was tabled. In this dissertation, I apply a gender lens to thre...