Learning through rediscovery and reclaiming local/ indigenous knowledge and skills

25 Jun 2013

In this article the authors explain some of the attempts they make to ``in- digenise'' the training of students in social work, paying special attention to community work to assist the students in discovering the richness of their own knowledge base and in integrating and symbolising the theories so that they learn from within ± to grow their own horns because, as they say in Northern Sotho ``Naka tsÏa go rwesÏwa ga di gomarele hlogo'' (``One cannot stick the horns of one cow on another. The horns have to grow from within'').