The Community: Nature, Issues and Development

The course focuses on the location of the school within the community in the totality of such attributes as socio-economic, demographic characteristics and in the context of such emergent challenges as HIV/AIDS. Important issues in the course will include models of community development, how educational systems have impacted communities and how communities have impacted educational systems in Zimbabwe, Africa and the wider world. Much of the wok will be conducted through case studies and micro researches to give a hands-on appreciation of the communities that impact on and are impacted on by various educational syste