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Zahraa Mcdonald

Name: Zahraa McDonald
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About Dr Zahraa McDonald

Zahraa McDonald, currently a postdoctoral fellow in the Ali Mazrui Centre for Higher Education Studies (AMCHES) has lectured in Sociology at the University of the Western Cape and University of Johannesburg. In addition she has also held the position of research fellow at the Centre for International Teacher Education (CITE) at Cape Town University of Technology. She holds a PhD in Sociology from the University of Johannesburg that examined the extent to which Islamic education allows for expressing of post-secular citizenship in South Africa. Her current research focuses on teacher education and development in the present-day South African context. As outcome of this research she recently co-edited a book titled Learning to Teach in Post-apartheid South Africa (2018, African SUN Media) .