Personal Details: Siebörger, Rob

Siebörger Rob

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Rob Siebörger is an Associate Professor in the School of Education at the University of Cape Town (South Africa) and currently its Deputy Director. His main interests are in history and social sciences education for intending teachers, the history curriculum, history textbooks (their writing and use) and assessment in history. He has also published materials on the teaching of human rights through history. He has been involved with the construction of all the post-Apartheid South African school history curricula and has an active involvement in the South African Society for History Teaching.

Rob Siebörger ist Professor an der erziehungswissenschaftlichen Fakultät der Universität Kapstadt (Südafrika), und er ist dort zurzeit Prodekan. Sein wesentlichen Forschungsinteressen liegen auf dem Gebiet der Geschichts- und Politikdidaktik für angehende Lehrpersonen, des Geschichtslehrplans, der Geschichtslehrbücher (das Schreiben und der Gebrauch) sowie historische Urteile und Bewertungen. Darüber hinaus hat er viel publiziert zur Menschenrechtserziehung im Geschichtsunterricht. Er war in die Arbeit an allen Lehrplänen einbezogen, die nach der Überwindung der Apartheit verfasst worden sind. Nicht zuletzt spielt er ein aktive Rolle im südafrikanischen Verband für Geschichtsdidaktik.

http://www.education.uct.ac.za/edu/staff/academic/rsieborger
  • Complexity in the Specification of the History Curriculum

    Die Komplexität von Geschichtslehrplan-Vorgaben

    Bishop Colenso, Great Britain, and South Africa. A school history curriculum variously gives learners an introduction to historical themes. It does not, however, convey well the complexity of the past.

    Complexity in the Specification of the History Curriculum
  • Fake News, Alternative Facts, History Education

    Fake News, Alternative Fakten, Historische Bildung

    The growing prevalence of "Fake News" necessitates enhanced tools of detection and evaluation to handle it, while "Alternative Facts" place...

    Fake News, Alternative Facts, History Education
  • A Musical as Public History: “District Six”

    Ein Musical als Public History: "District Six"

    District Six: The Musical (1987) is arguably South Africa’s most popular musical. It was followed by a number of spin off musicals on the same theme, the most recent of which is a reprise, District Six Kanala...

    A Musical as Public History: “District Six”
  • Defining History as a School Subject

    Geschichte als Schulfach definieren

    History curriculum documents for schools often contain a statement providing a description or definition of the nature of the subject. Recent developments in South Africa draw attention to the need to provide a justification for the vision and purpose of History as a school subject.

    Defining History as a School Subject
  • Rhodes must fall! Anatomy of a Protest

    Rhodes muss gestürzt werden! Anatomie eines Protestes

    The recent protests about the statue of Rhodes at the University of Cape Town (UCT) have resulted in much debate and media coverage. They also present an opportunity to analyse elements of public history and its role.

    Rhodes must fall! Anatomy of a Protest
  • What heritage day?

    Welcher Kulturerbe-Tag?

    24 September is annually “Heritage Day” in South Africa. A Cape Town cartoonist conveyed greetings for the day in a cartoon he entitled “When the rainbow nation becomes the... Read More ›

    What heritage day?

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