Strengthening Professionalism for the Public Good.

Abstract

This presentation describes the background to the project 'Development discourses: higher education and poverty reduction in South Africa'; outlines the discourse of 'ideal-typical' professionalism as a resource; defines 'professionalism'; considers professionalism for the public good and the capability approach; and applies this to the South African higher education system looking at the curriculum and pedagogy within the universities. An example of a human development professional capability is presented.

Citation

Presentation at Stellenbosch University (October 2008), 25 pp.

Strengthening Professionalism for the Public Good.

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