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Cherian, Varghese I. – Journal of Social Psychology, 1991
Compares relationship between family size and academic achievement of children from broken and intact families among Black African Xhosa-speaking children between the ages of 13 and 17. Results indicate a negative relationship between family size and academic achievement, regardless of broken or intact families. (Author/NL)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, African Studies, Analysis of Variance, Black Family
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Norward, Josephine Norma – Journal of Multicultural Social Work, 1994
Assesses a range of recent atrocities and apparently resultant problems experienced by children in areas of Namibia, Mozambique, and South Africa. Includes data from the literature and personal impressions from visits and extended periods of stay. Recommends expansion of birth control programs and awareness. (RAH)
Descriptors: Apartheid, Child Welfare, Children, Civil Liberties
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Haynes, M. Alfred; Lee, Arthur B. – Academic Medicine, 1995
The Medical University of South Africa (Medunsa) was founded to address underrepresentation of blacks in health professions and inadequate health care in the homelands. It trains most allied health professionals in the country, emphasizing community service and preventive medicine. Medunsa and American health professions schools can learn from…
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Blacks, Community Health Services, Educational History
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Brook, Diane L.; And Others – Social Education, 1995
Contends that stereotypical views about South Africa are commonly held by teachers and students. Presents information on South Africa's history, geography, population distribution, and environment. Includes demographic charts, natural resource and population maps, and an annotated chronology of significant events in South African history. (CFR)
Descriptors: African History, Blacks, Cultural Context, Cultural Images
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Strydom, A. H.; And Others – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 1995
Discusses the need for a differentiated college system to redress educational disparities in South Africa and to enhance equitable access to postsecondary education within a reasonable budget. Considers adequate primary and secondary education the long-term solution, but sees the development of community colleges from existing educational…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Change Strategies, Community Colleges, Disadvantaged Environment
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Bonner, Phillip – Journal of American History, 1994
Describes the background and impact of the History Workshop at the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa, on the role of history in shaping South African society since 1977. Asserts that a revolution in historical writing has taken place and that it has reached the general public through public conferences. (CFR)
Descriptors: Apartheid, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Braa, Jorn; And Others – Information Technology for Development, 1995
Analyzes the conditions and possibilities for technological learning about information technology infrastructure in developing countries; distinguishes between local, contextual learning and institutional or technological infrastructure for learning. Provides examples from Mongolian and South African health care to illustrate the need for learning…
Descriptors: Competition, Developing Nations, Health Programs, Information Technology
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Lemon, Anthony – Comparative Education, 1995
Reviews the history of educational development in Zimbabwe-Rhodesia during the transition from colonialism to independence and beyond. Offers a case study of effects of educational policies in nine Zimbabwean secondary schools. Lessons derived from Zimbabwe suggest that the first postapartheid South African government must avoid policies that…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Development, Educational Discrimination, Educational Policy
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Johnson, David – Comparative Education, 1995
Examines the extent and adequacy of provision of education and training in educational management in South Africa. Discusses centralized, school-based, cluster-based, and self-development approaches to management development. Tables profile provision at historically white Afrikaans, white English, and disadvantaged universities, and detail…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Distance Education, Educational Administration, Educational Needs
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Cooper, Dave – Comparative Education, 1995
Profiles South Africa's system of 15 technikons, institutions providing 1- to 5-year programs in science, technology, engineering, business, and industry. Discusses growing enrollments, the shift away from science and technology fields, teacher qualifications, and the place of technikons in South Africa's postapartheid higher education system.…
Descriptors: Colleges, Degrees (Academic), Educational Development, Engineering Education
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McDonald, Ria – Action in Teacher Education, 1995
Describes preservice teacher training in South Africa, highlighting distance teaching (including a guided self-study workbook) that leads to a one-year postgraduate higher education diploma designed to meet the teacher shortage. The paper discusses the extent to which students can be guided to bridge the gap between theory and practice in field…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Experiential Learning, Field Experience Programs, Foreign Countries
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Labbo, Linda D.; And Others – Social Studies and the Young Learner, 1995
Provides a curriculum conceptualization combining the new National Geographic Standards with the national standards developed by the National Council for the Social Studies. Presents a recommended list of seven books with accompanying learning activities for teaching about South Africa in the elementary social studies classroom. (CFR)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Childrens Literature, Classroom Techniques, Curriculum Development
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Lorenzo, Theresa – International Journal of Rehabilitation Research, 1994
Eight community rehabilitation workers (CRW), 5 supervisors, and 45 people with disabilities and family members in South Africa identified CRW learning needs that should be addressed through a continuing education program. All three groups identified the need for skills in advocacy and public education, social work, community development, and…
Descriptors: Community Programs, Continuing Education, Developing Nations, Disabilities
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Nicholas, Lionel; Pretorius, Tyrone – Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, 1994
Describes investigation utilizing frequency analysis of variance to determine effects of home language, faculty, frequency of guidance, and guidance experience on vocational identity of 1558 black South African university freshmen. Suggests that, although collected data supports continued use of My Vocational Situation with population, further…
Descriptors: Blacks, Career Guidance, College Freshmen, Foreign Countries
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Stilwell, Christine – International Information and Library Review, 1994
Reviews the role of resource centers and their forums in South Africa and examines their influence on the shifting models in library and information work leading up to the 1994 general election. Highlights include historical background; government attitudes; traditional library services; funding; influence of the World Bank; rural area service;…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society), Government Role, Information Networks
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