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Higher education decolonisation: #Whose voices and their geographical locations? (2021)
Journal Article
ADEFILA, A., TEIXEIRA, R.V., MORINI, L., TEIXEIRA GARCIA, M.L., DELBONI, T.M.Z.G.F., SPOLANDER, G. and KHALIL-BABATUNDE, M. [2021]. Higher education decolonisation: #Whose voices and their geographical locations? Globalisation, societies and education [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/14767724.2021.1887724

Calls continue for the decolonisation of higher education (HE). Based on internationalisation debates, a research team from Africa, Europe and Latin America reviewed published decolonisation voices. Using bibliometric analysis and a conceptual review... Read More about Higher education decolonisation: #Whose voices and their geographical locations?.

Mapping social work across 10 countries: structure, intervention, identity and challenges. (2018)
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ORNELLAS, A., SPOLANDER, G., ENGELBRECHT, L.K., SICORA, A., PERVOVA, I., MARTÍNEZ-ROMÁN M.-A., LAW, A.K., SHAJAHAN, P.K., DAS DORES GUERREIRO, M., CASANOVA, J.L., GARCIA, M.L.T., ACAR, H. MARTIN, L. and STRYDOM, M. 2019. Mapping social work across 10 countries: structure, intervention, identity and challenges. International social work [online], 62(4), pages 1183-1197. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0020872818788395

An emerging global consciousness and rising attention given to international social work development has seen the recognition of comparative research within the profession. Understanding the functioning and organisation of social work within various... Read More about Mapping social work across 10 countries: structure, intervention, identity and challenges..

Illiteracy among caregivers: implications for children's educational and social development. (2017)
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MAKUNGA, B., SCHENCK, C.J., ROMAN, N.V. and SPOLANDER, G. 2017. Illiteracy among caregivers: implications for children's educational and social development. Southern African journal of social work and social development [online], 29(3), article 2577. Available from: https://doi.org/10.25159/2415-5829/2577

The ability of primary caregivers to provide a healthy, nurturing and stimulating environment for their children is essential for children’s educational advancement and emotional development. However, caregivers who live in the rural areas in South A... Read More about Illiteracy among caregivers: implications for children's educational and social development..

The evolution of student identity: a case of caveat emptor. (2012)
Journal Article
MARTIN, L., SPOLANDER, G., ALI, I. and MAAS, B. 2014. The evolution of student identity: a case of caveat emptor. Journal of further and higher education [online], 38(2), pages 200-210. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/0309877X.2012.722200

Engaging students has been seen as the key to promoting their achievement in higher education institutions. However, there is an important stage prior to this: the development of a positive student identity which influences students’ motivation to en... Read More about The evolution of student identity: a case of caveat emptor..