n Journal for Contemporary History - The importance of oral history in a transforming South Africa

Volume 29, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0258-2422
  • E-ISSN: 2415-0509



The Minister of Education, Prof. Kader Asmal, launched the South African History Project in August 2001. One of the objectives of this project is "to encourage the recording of oral histories". The project is playing an important role in curriculum change, with an emphasis on the acquisition of related wider skills.

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