n South African Journal of Higher Education - Educational transformation : towards re-imagining higher education : perspectives on higher education

Volume 17, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 1011-3487



This article uses conceptual analysis to explore logically necessary conditions of educational transformation <I>vis-à-vis</I> higher education and its concomitant constitutive meanings. I contend that equity and redress, critical inquiry, communicative praxis and citizenship constitute necessary conditions which make possible the occurrence of higher education transformation. Of the four conditions, I analyse the condition of "citizenship" in terms of a re-imagined notion of higher education. I explore several features of a re-imagined notion of citizenship in relation to educational transformation.

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