The Lyon College Convocation Committee will host “South Africa, 27 years after apartheid- future perspectives on general, sociopolitcal, and higher education trends,” on Thursday, April 22, at 12 p.m. CST on Zoom.
Since the election of 1994 and the adoption of the 1996 constitution, which marked the end of Apartheid, many changes took place in South African politics, the economy and society. The aim of this presentation will be to touch on these changes, identifying trends and developing perspectives about the future. These perspectives will be applied to the field of Higher Education (HE) in South Africa, with a specific focus on the challenges of multilingualism and policy in a democratic country. The convocation will discuss the effect on first-year students and the role of HE in supporting these students through their development of academic literacy.
The following speakers will present at the convocation:
Everyone is invited to watch at the Zoom link.
There will be a live showing in Maxfield for the campus community, with free food provided by Natalie’s.
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