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Title Perspectives on student affairs in South Africa / edited by McGlory Speckman and Martin Mandew ; foreword by Prof. Ahmed Bawa.
Imprint Somerset West, South Africa : African Minds, 2014.

Subject Students -- South Africa.
Student affairs services -- South Africa.
Student activities -- South Africa.
Counseling in higher education -- South Africa.
Alt Name Speckman, McGlory T.,
Mandew, Martin (Martin de Porres Archibald),
Bawa, Ahmed,
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 154 pages) : illustrations
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Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 145-154).
Contents Key challenges facing student affairs : an international perspective / Birgit Schreiber -- An overview of critical issues in the student affairs profession : a South African perspective / Llewellyn Mac Master -- Academic student affairs : bridging the gap for student development and success / Martin Mandew -- Student success as the number one affair in student affairs : a structural inequality outlook / Matete Madiba -- Back to basics : selected views on factors that prevent access in higher education / Lullu Tshiwula and Ncedikaya Magopeni -- The ethical challenges of a student counselling professional : when does discretion become permissible? / Hanlé Kirkcaldy -- The place of social work as a support service for tertiary students / Zethu Mkhize -- Towards an asset-based model : a critical reflection on student material support with special reference to clienthood/citizenship tension / McGlory Speckman.
Summary The goal of Perspectives on Student Affairs in South Africa is to generate interest in student affairs in South Africa. The papers contained herein are based on best practice, local experience and well-researched international and local theories. The papers in this book deal with matters pertaining to international and national trends in student affairs: academic development, access and retention, counseling and material support for students coming from disadvantaged backgrounds. They are linked to national and international developments, as described in the first two papers. This publication will assist both young and experienced practitioners as they grow into their task of developing the students entrusted to them. All contributors are South Africans with a great deal of experience in student affairs, and all are committed to the advancement of student affairs in South Africa. The editors are former heads of student affairs portfolios at two leading South African universities.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781920677602 (electronic bk.)
1920677607 (electronic bk.)
9781920677442 (pbk.)
1920677445 (pbk.)
OCLC # 891381350
Additional Format Print version: Perspectives on student affairs in South Africa. Somerset West, South Africa : African Minds, 2014 9781920677442 (DLC) 2014426010 (OCoLC)886744564

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