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Ngoni Makuvaza (Mr)


Senior Lecturer


M.A (Philosphy) UZ; C.E; B.A(Dual Hons.) Rel. Studies & Philosophy.

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Research Interests: Citizenship Education, Afrocentric and Critical Issues of Pedagogy, Indigenous Education, Education for Liberation, Globalisation; Issues of colonisation and Education in the periphery; Professional Ethics; Missionary Education; African Traditional Religion and Christianity; Indigenisation and Empowerment.




Journal Articles

  • Makuvaza, N (1998) Development with an African Face in Culture and Development :Perspectives From The south ,Chiome, E & Gambahaya, Z(edits) Mont Books, Harare
  • 1999) Philosophy, Education and the Intending Teacher – An Introduction in Foundations of Education in Africa ,Peresuh, M &Nhundu, T,(eds) New Directions in Education, Harare.
  • ( 1996) Missionary Education in Africa in Perspective : Against the Theory of Benevolence , in The Zimbabwe Bulletin of Teacher Education, Vol.4 ,No.4, October
  • (1996) Education in Zimbabwe, Today and Tomorrow : The Case for Hunhuist / Ubuntuist Institutions of Education in Zimbabwe in Zimbabwe in Journal of Educational Research, Vol. 8 , No. 3, November
  • ( 2008) Conquest, Colonial Education and Cultural Uprootedness in Africa _ The Role of Education for hunhu/ubuntu in de-rooting the African in Zimbabwe in ZJER, Vol. 20 ,No. 3, November
  • (2008) Kantian Ethics in an African Perspective : Implications for Professionals in Zimbabwe in The Zimbabwe Bulletin of Teacher Education, Vol. 15, No.1, November
  • (1996) Educatedness in an African Context : The Case for Education Hunhuism /Ubuntuism in Zimbabwe in The Bulletin of Teacher Education, Vol.2 ,November
  • (2008) Teaching the student vs Teaching the subject and the dilemma of the teacher in Zimbabwe : The case for Education for Citizenship Education, DYKE
  • (2012) The paradox of the irrationality of the rational - The case of child – sexual abuse and a call for education for hunhu / ubuntu in Zimbabwe in ZJER, U.Z.
  • (2012) Information and Communication Technologies (I C Ts) and the Teacher in Zimbabwe: Possible Challenges to the Teacher’s Authority in ZJER, U.Z
  • (2012) Philosophical reflections on the impact of ‘chivanhu’ on children’s inquisitiveness and philosophical dispositions among the Shona : A call for philosophy for children in Zimbabwe Primary Schools in ZJER, U.Z
  • (2012) Reflection on Reflections – A Critique of the Nziramasanga Commission on Education and Training in Zimbabwe of 1999 in ZBTE, U.Z
  • (2012) Dominant paradigm of teaching and the effective / good teacher – A critique with special reference to teaching and education in Zimbabwe, in ZJER, U.Z.

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