The challenge of providing appropriate technology education in the new South Africa

Kaye Ter Morshuizen
1997, Vol. 2, No. 3,


As South Africa moves forward with its educational reforms, the Technology 2005 Project, based in Natal province, is focusing on developing technology education for all pupils. Teacher training is one of the prime objectives of the project and the project developers are working hard to create training programmes. This article outlines the background to the implementation of technology in the South African National Curriculum and shows a case study which is one example of the project's work to date.

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