Yıl 2019, Cilt 12 , Sayı , Sayfalar 7 - 10 2019-02-26

Humanising Pedagogies: Giving Voice to Migrant Learners

Leila KAJEE [1]


Post-apartheid South Africa is a fairly new democracy, characterized by diversity, as well as issues plaguing equity and transformation, such as racism and unemployment. Increasingly, South Africa is also playing host to growing numbers of migrants, asylum seekers and refugees, to whom we are obliged to provide refuge. Despite the often dangerous and seemingly insurmountable journeys to cross South Africa’s borders, one of the first goals in settling in the host country is education for the migrant or refugee child. Teachers however, are often at a loss with how to manage these newcomers in their classrooms. The children struggle to prosper in South African classrooms, given the diversity that exists, that they may not be fluent in English, a major language of teaching and learning in the country, or in one of the African languages. This paper argues for the urgency to pay heed to the needs of the migrant child, by describing a framework that involves humanizing pedagogy through the use of dialogue and reflexivity, the nature of language used, and teacher strategies. The work provides considerations for teacher trainees who are preparing to teach these children.
Migrant learners, Humanism, African languages
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Bibtex @araştırma makalesi { epess532947, journal = {The Eurasia Proceedings of Educational and Social Sciences}, issn = {}, eissn = {2587-1730}, address = {}, publisher = {ISRES Organizasyon Turizm Eğitim Danışmanlık Ltd. Şti.}, year = {2019}, volume = {12}, pages = {7 - 10}, doi = {}, title = {Humanising Pedagogies: Giving Voice to Migrant Learners}, key = {cite}, author = {KAJEE, Leila} }
APA KAJEE, L . (2019). Humanising Pedagogies: Giving Voice to Migrant Learners. The Eurasia Proceedings of Educational and Social Sciences , 12 () , 7-10 . Retrieved from https://dergipark.org.tr/tr/pub/epess/issue/43564/532947
MLA KAJEE, L . "Humanising Pedagogies: Giving Voice to Migrant Learners". The Eurasia Proceedings of Educational and Social Sciences 12 (2019 ): 7-10 <https://dergipark.org.tr/tr/pub/epess/issue/43564/532947>
Chicago KAJEE, L . "Humanising Pedagogies: Giving Voice to Migrant Learners". The Eurasia Proceedings of Educational and Social Sciences 12 (2019 ): 7-10
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ISNAD KAJEE, Leila . "Humanising Pedagogies: Giving Voice to Migrant Learners". The Eurasia Proceedings of Educational and Social Sciences 12 / (Şubat 2019): 7-10 .
AMA KAJEE L . Humanising Pedagogies: Giving Voice to Migrant Learners. EPESS. 2019; 12: 7-10.
Vancouver KAJEE L . Humanising Pedagogies: Giving Voice to Migrant Learners. The Eurasia Proceedings of Educational and Social Sciences. 2019; 12: 10-7.