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Prof. Hilary Janks

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Wits School of Education
Phone: (212) ***-****  HQ Phone
Local Address: South Africa
Wits University
P.O. Box 7101
New York , New York 10150
United States

Company Description: The University of the Witwatersrand Fund, Inc (Wits Fund, Inc) is dedicated to maintaining Wits as a great University by sustaining globally competitive standards...   more

Employment History

  • Professor
    Wits University
  • Associate Professor
    University of Witwatersrand
  • Professor In the School of Education
    University of the Witwatersrand
  • Associate Professor
    University of the Witwatersrand
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Web References
PETA - ALEA/AATE Joint National Conference 2006, 3 Feb 2005 [cached]
Professor Hilary Janks, Department of Applied English Language Studies, Wits University, South Africa
Associate Professor, Hilary ..., 19 July 1999 [cached]
Associate Professor, Hilary Janks University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
Invited keynote speaker: Hilary ..., 19 May 2013 [cached]
Invited keynote speaker: Hilary Janks School of Education, University of the Witwatersrand
From Hilary's blogspot: As a teacher educator, I have been committed to improving the quality of language and literacy education in South Africa, and other multi-lingual contexts, for most of my life as an academic.
Keynote from Hilary Janks
8:30 Keynote: Hilary Janks
10:30 Discussion facilitated by Hilary - including discussions of Hilary's books that end with one question from each group to ask Hilary
Research group example: Bring a transcript from a literature study discussion to workshop in a small group, thinking particularly about how Hilary would analyze the data
IFTE - The International Federation For the Teaching of English | Key Notes |, 15 May 2010 [cached]
Hilary Janks is a professor in the School of Education at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. She is the editor and an author of the Critical language awareness series of workbooks and the author of Literacy and power (Routledge, 2009). Her teaching and research are in the areas of language education in multilingual classrooms, language policy and critical literacy. As a teacher educator, she has been committed to improving the quality of language and literacy education in South Africa, and other multilingual contexts, for most of her life as an academic. She works in poorly resourced schools with children learning through the medium of English even though it is not their home language. Her research is in the area of critical literacy which is concerned with the relationship between language/literacy and power, diversity, access and design and redesign. Her work is committed to a search for equity and social justice in contexts of poverty
Untitled Document, 28 Nov 2001 [cached]
Hilary Janks is an author and series editor of the Critical Language Awareness Series.She also is involved with the Science Education and Environment Development Project (SEED), which immerses students in organic gardening, recycling, and conserving natural resources.These lessons are connected, she says, to literacy, math, and science coursework.She is associate professor in Applied English Language Studies at the University of the Witwatersrand, in Johannesburg, South Africa, and is an adjunct associate professor at the University of South Australia.
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