Academics Writing recounts how academic writing is changing in the contemporary university, transforming what it means to be an academic and how, as a society, we produce academic knowledge. Writing practices are changing as the academic profession itself is reconfigured through new forms of governance and accountability, increasing use of digital resources, and the internationalisation of higher education. Through detailed studies of writing in the daily life of academics in different discipli
These three beautifully written stories in Xhosa and English deal with important issues in an accessible and sensitive manner. They are perfect material for newly literate learners or those learning either Xhosa or English as an additional language.
The royal palace at Awukum lies behind a thick, high wall. No one is allowed to go inside it without an invitation from the Chief. Then, just before the big festival, Bari's younger brother Baffour disappears. Something bad is going on - Bari and grandfather must find Baffour before it is too late.