Published articles

  • Elize S van Eeden, Thoughts about the historiography of veracity or “truthfulness” in understanding and teaching History in South Africa, Yesterday and Today, 2016, pp.37 ( PDF )
  • Elize S van Eeden, Creating a Future for History within South Africa’s Curriculum 2005, Theory & Research in Social Education, 28:1, 2000, p85-95 ( PDF )
  • Elize S van Eeden & Pieter G Warnich, “Reflecting the 2018 History Ministerial Task Team Report on specifically compulsory History in South Africa”, Yesterday&Today, 20, Dec 2018, pp. 18-45. ( PDF )
  • Juan Klee & Elize S van Eeden, ”Contemplating the approach of RAU’s founders towards radically transforming Afrikaans speaker identity in taking economic responsibility”, Journal for Contemporary History, 2018 43(2):78-95. ( PDF )
  • Elize S van Eeden, “The Miracle Rising® as source for teaching History: Theoretical and practical considerations”, Yesterday&Today, 12, Dec 2014.
  • Elize S van Eeden, “The youth and school History  – learning from some of the thinking of yesterday in South Africa”, Yesterday&Today, 8, Dec. 2012,, pp.1-24.
  • Elize S van Eeden, “Curriculum transformations in History: Driven by political trends or as a result of empirical outcomes and educational progress?  A debate with South Africa as example“, Yearbook Annals, International Society for History Didactics, 2010, Wochen Schau Verlag, pp. 25-52.
  • Elize S van Eeden, “Impressions on publisher’s approach to the revised South African  History Curriculum on Globalism and National Narratives in Grade 12 textbooks”, Historia,  55(1), May 2010, pp. 110-124.
  • De Sousa, L. & Elize S van Eeden, “ Clear-cut to high-tech: History teaching and learning support material (TSLM) drawing on information and communication technology (ICT), Yesterday&Today, 4, October 2009.
  • Elize S van Eeden, “Transcontinental reflections in the revised South African History Curriculum on globalism and national narratives (and its reflection on textbooks)”, Yesterday & Today, 56, November 2008, pp. 105-144.
  • Elize S van Eeden, “The 21st value of History and the history educator revised – a motivational discourse”, New Contree, 51, May 2006, pp. 25-54.
  • Elize S van Eeden, “The role and focus of the South African Society for History Teaching in decades of educational transformation, 1986-2006”, New Contree, 52, November 2006.
  • Elize S van Eeden, “Know the past, anticipate the future: Observations on the National Department of Education and the South African History Project’s conference, Rondebosch, 2-5 October 2002”, Historia, 47(2), November 2002, pp. 765-772.
  • Elize S van Eeden & Van Der Walt J.L., “Creating a future for History within South Africa’s Curriculum 2005” Journal for Theory and Research in Social Education, Birmingham, USA, 28(1), Winter 2000.
  • Elize S van Eeden, “Christelike praktykmaking in die onderrig van Geskiedenis”, Tydskrif vir Christelike Wetenskap, 36, Julie 2000.
  • Elize S van Eeden, “An approach to the teaching of universal global history concepts in world history practice in South Africa”, International World History Bulletin, Vol. XIV(1),    Spring 1998.
  • Elize S van Eeden, “History as silent formative force in all careers with specific reference to history training and its career receptiveness”, New Contree, 41, May 1997.
  • Elize S van Eeden, “Historiographical and methodological trends in the teaching of History in a changing South Africa”, Historia, 42(2), November 1997.
  • Elize S van Eeden & Coetzee, C. J. “Aspekte van ‘n Christelike perspektief op fasette van die geskiedwetenskap in ‘n veranderende Suid-Afrika”, Koers, 61(3), Sept. 1996.
  • Elize S van Eeden, “Beroepsmoontlikhede in, en die bemarking van Geskiedenis – ‘n herwaardering van die Geskiedenisonderwyser/dosent se rol”, Gister en Vandag, Mei 1995.
  • Elize S van Eeden, “Die stand van tersiêre Geskiedenisonderrig en die behoefte vir dinamiese beroepsgerigte aanpassing”, Gister en Vandag, Oktober 1994.
  • Elize S van Eeden, “Tersiêre Geskiedeniskurrikula en onderrig:  Behoeftes en tendense vir die jare negentig”, Historia, November 1994.
  • Elize S van Eeden, “Die behoefte aan dinamiese tersiêre Geskiedeniskurrikula tot voordeel van mededissiplines en gunstiger beroepsmoontlikhede”,  Koers,  Junie 1993, pp. 195-210.
  • Elize S van Eeden, “Die koerant as nuttige Geskiedenisonderrigmedium in ‘n nuwe kurrikulum”,  Gister en Vandag, Mei 1993.


  • Susanne Popp, Katja Gorbahn and Susan GRINDEL (Eds),  History Education and (Post-)Colonialism International Case Studies (Germany, Peter Lang Publishers), ES van Eeden contributed to a Chapter in Part 2 (pp. 115-151) on “Reviewing South Africa’s colonial historiography and its visibility in Higher Education and Training”, Published March 2019. ISBN 978-3-631-77425-0 (Print) · E-ISBN 978-3-631-77908-8 (E-PDF) ( PDF )
  • Elize S van Eeden, “Studying History in South Africa; Reflections of yesterday to face, map and bridging diversity today and tomorrow”, (44pages chapter contribution), in W Hasberg & E Erdman (Eds), History Teacher Education. Global Interrelations (Germany, Wochenschau-Geschichte, 2015). Chapter contribution by ES van Eeden, “Studying History in South Africa: Reflections of yesterday to face, map and bridging diversity today and tomorrow”, pp. 225-258.
  • Juta Publishers, Moments in History, Grade 12 [Contribution 2 Chapters: Chapters 3 & 5] on SA History after 1960 in a global context (Teacher’s guides incl.), (Teacher’s guide: ISBN978-0-7021-7376-9 and Learner’s guide: ISBN 978-07021-7375-2), December 2007.
  • Elize S van Eeden,  “Didactical guidelines for teaching History in a changing South Africa”,  (ISBN 1-86822-301-95). 450pp. , November 1999.

Papers/Lectures on invitation:

  • Elize S van Eeden, “Die jeug en Geskiedenis – vandag en gister, met verwysing na die Hertzog-era, Genl JBM Hertzoggedenklesing, XXXX, Suid-Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap en Kuns”, 2011, ISBN: 978-0-949976-81-9, pp. 1-35. English version available

In Process: 2016

  • Susanne Popp (Ed) (A    “Assessing the colonial historiography of South Africa within the broader Africa, and its visibility in the Higher Education and Training environment “ ,
    Teaching History and Geography in the South African classroom (ed ES van Eeden & P Warnich), Van Schaiks 2017)