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Open sesame! : learning life skills from Takalani Sesame : a reception study of selected grade one learners in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.
Early Childhood Development (ECD) programmes are important in the promotion of intellectual development and school readiness in children. Equally important is the opportunity to learn in one‟s mother tongue. This study ...
Community radio : the beat that develops the soul of the people? : a case study of XK fm as a SABC owned community radio station and its role as a facilitator of community based development.
This study is concerned with the potential of a community radio station under the ownership of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) in being a facilitator and social actor of community-based development. XK ...
Health promotion in ink : grassroots comics as a medium for participatory communication in the Khwe community.
This dissertation engages in a longitudinal study of the method of grassroots comics (Packalen & Sharma, 2007) amongst the Khwe people in the community of Platfontein, which is situated outside of Kimberley, South Africa. ...
Cultural pillages of the leisure class? : consuming expressions of identity.
Society ‘obscures itself’ by presenting a world that is self-contained and logical (Barthes, 1973) – a world underpinned by a transparency of its underlying systems of meaning. This formulation maps the theoretical ...
Participatory communication for social change : normative validity and descriptive accuracy of stakeholder theory.
There is consensus in the development communication field about community participation being a holistic approach required to address social development challenges. Participatory development, also known as another ...