SAE3701/101/0/2020 4 Once submissions of Assignments 02 and 03 have closed, you will receive Tutorial Letter 201 with revision information for all assignments and examination preparation. We repeat, you should read all tutorial letters you receive in the course of the semester immediately and carefully, as they always contain important and sometimes urgent information. We hope you will enjoy this module and wish you the best of luck! Your lecturer Dr Marian Baker 2 PURPOSE AND OUTCOMES 2.1 Purpose: The SAE3701 module provides a historical context to the current education system. It follows a historical trajectory across precolonial, colonial (or Mission education), apartheid education and the new education dispensation in the 1990s to the present. In addition, it focuses on the role of the current educator as an ethical, reflective professional. 2.2 Outcomes LEARNING OUTCOMES After completing this module, you should be able to explain the content and context of historical developments in South African education provide historical background for the current South African education system examine your own position as a future teacher within a historical context engage with the debates around post-1994 challenges in South African education explain in detail how the post-1994 South African system underwent change discuss the notion of teacher professionalism explain post-1994 teacher-related policies and their impact on teacher practice identify and explain concerns around values in education and the demand for quality and effective education examine critically your position as a teacher through self-reflection and self-managementAs a learner, it is your responsibility to: read and understand the contents of your study guide and tutorial letters apply the main ideas to the educational and social problems in your specific context and in the global sphere understand and explain the main concepts in the study guide.