The Decolonial Turn Revisited

Luis Cordeiro-Rodrigues

Abstract


In a recent article in this journal, Vorster and Quinn offered a set of recommendations on how academic staff developers can advise university lecturers on decolonising their curricula and methods. Their main advice was to integrate more African cultural elements into their teaching. However, Vorster and Quinn’s advice is rather general. In this paper, I wish to complement their advice by giving some specific recommendations on how the decolonisation of education can happen in the field of philosophy. 


Keywords


African higher education; Africanisation; African philosophy; decolonial turn; decolonisation of education; teacher development training

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.17159/1947-9417/2017/2870

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