Cultivating Pedagogic Justice Through Deliberation, Responsibility and Risk-Oriented Action Commensurate with an African Philosophy of Education

  • Yusef Waghid
  • Faiq Waghid
  • Zayd Waghid


In the previous chapter, we made an argument for the cultivation of ubuntu justice as the rationale for an African philosophy of education. As an extension of this view, we contend that an African philosophy of education is aimed at developing a conception of democratic African education that might contribute towards deliberative, responsible and risk-oriented action—actions that could contribute towards enhancing pedagogic justice as an instance of ubuntu justice. In other words, pedagogic justice is one way in which ubuntu justice manifests itself in pedagogic encounters.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yusef Waghid
    • 1
  • Faiq Waghid
    • 2
  • Zayd Waghid
    • 3
  1. 1.Education Policy StudiesStellenbosch UniversityStellenboschSouth Africa
  2. 2.Centre for Innovative Learning TechnologyCape Peninsula University of TechnologyCape TownSouth Africa
  3. 3.Faculty of EducationCape Peninsula University of TechnologyCape TownSouth Africa

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