Explain risk assessment and risk management. Discuss how risk management combines science and other social factors.
In order to understand the true definition surrounding the word ‘authority’, one first needs to understand its basis of its context in which it affects. Authority in South Africa has been as of yet quite controversial, and before we can understand the authority roles of the government we need to understand their roles in the history of South Africa. We need to delve into the historically rich controversies of this nation, with complete emphasis on the South African education system during and post-apartheid, which dates back from 1948 to 1994. There are two important themes circulated throughout this article; the history of the education system in South Africa and the theme of teacher authority in South African schools. This will be accomplished by making reference to that of previous literature studies, as well as making reference to that of specific theorists and scholars which excel in their concepts of authority. The ultimate purpose of this article is to explore whether the political background of South Africa influenced learners’ perception on teacher authority, providing a final stance on the agenda by providing recommendations in order to increase the quality of the education system of South Africa. The history of the education system in South Africa During Apartheid (1948-1994) Hartshorne states that an education in any given country reflects the political and traditional preferences as well as the values of that particular country and that education exists in the perspective of certain social, economic, political and constitutional authority (Hartshorne, 1985). This is a profound opening statement with reference to his article on the state of education in South Africa, as he raises valuable arguments that support it, with special reference to that of the pressures for reform in the country that started with the Soweto uprising on 16 June 1976. It is the ‘black education’ as Hartshorne says, that remains the critical area of education. It is there in which so many students are not exceling and for this reason the South African Council for Education (SACE), which had to report to Parliament, was formulated. During apartheid the education system was divided into eighteen separate systems; Indian, Coloured (mixed race), eleven black and five white. Not only were people of colour discriminated against their race but were also devastatingly discriminated against with regards to the blatant lack of financing, resources, facilities, quality and outcome of their education. Hartshorne states that instead of education having a common purpose, which is to create a competent society of individuals that can contribute greatly to the economic uprising of South A>GET ANSWER