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Access to higher education: to break the vicious cycle of working class schools producing working class citizens.

Johnson, Dominic Denver

Abstract:
This study investigated why learners from low socio-economic communities such as Delft, a township in the Cape Flats, fail to achieve matriculation exemption and do not meet the criteria for tertiary education admission. Using a case study approach, the research sheds light on why this is happening in one school (School X) in Delft. It was found that the crucial factors to be both internal and external to the school.

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Document Title: Access to higher education: to break the vicious cycle of working class schools producing working class citizens.
Academic Department: Faculty of Education
University: University of the Western Cape
City: Cape Town
No. of Pages: 125


Date:2007
Document Type:Thesis (Not Peer Reviewed)
Subject Area:Teaching and Learning
Country:South Africa
Keywords:Higher Education, Access, South Africa, Education


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Rights:Copyright: University of the Western Cape
Date Added:03 March 2010


Johnson, Dominic Denver (2007). Access to higher education: to break the vicious cycle of working class schools producing working class citizens..