June 2017

June the month of the Freedom Charter, the start of Passive Resistance, and youth month

By | 2017-11-09T15:54:37+00:00 June 29th, 2017|Ela Gandhi, June 2017|

Wreaths placed at the memorial by stalwarts Kay Munsamy, Swaminathan Gounden and Monty Naicker’s son Kreesen Naicker, accompanied by Sastri College alumni who are now taking care of this memorial. The importance of the 1946 Passive resistance struggle which later transformed to the 1952 Defiance campaigns, the 1955 Congress of the People resulting

Paolo Friere’s Pedagogy of the Oppressed and Gandhian Education

By | 2017-11-09T15:54:37+00:00 June 29th, 2017|Ela Gandhi, June 2017|

Discussion about colonial education and how to decolonise education is rife everywhere in S.A. Here are ideas of two personalities who have written much about education and how education can be used to oppress and how it can be used to liberate. This is just a trigger to start discussion on what needs to change.

Gandhi Development Trust’s Early Childhood Development Values Education Project: Izimpande Zobuntu By Kanya Padayachee

By | 2017-11-09T15:54:37+00:00 June 29th, 2017|June 2017|

Dramatising a values story in a Values Education class (Inhlangano Yeziwe Day Care Centre, Folweni) during evaluation. Gandhi Development Trust’s Early Childhood Development (ECD) Values Education Project (VEP) is making incremental progress in equipping Early Childhood Development practitioners/caregivers with a core set of universal values – underpinned by Ubuntu - to guide their

The Land Question in Southern Africa and India By Anil Nauriya

By | 2017-11-09T15:54:37+00:00 June 29th, 2017|June 2017|

Picture from Agricultural Land for sale Tamil Nadu - Labourers on a paddy farm The subject of land reforms  seems again to be in the air. Both India and  southern  Africa have had some land reform programmes following political liberation.  I do not intend  as such to "compare"  the two. The land inequalities