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Kavai, Portia; de Villiers, Rian; Fraser, William – International Journal of Instruction, 2017
In Life Sciences (biology) education, both nationally and internationally, the study of animal and organ morphology has traditionally involved dissection since the early 19th century. This study focused on the inclinations of teachers and learners towards animal organ dissection, and its use in problem-solving in Grade 11 Life Sciences education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Grade 11, Biological Sciences
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Teeger, Chana – Sociology of Education, 2015
Racially diverse schools are often presented as places where students can learn to challenge racist discourse and practice. Yet there are a variety of processes through which such schools reproduce the very hierarchies they are meant to dismantle. Drawing on 18 months of fieldwork in two racially diverse South African high schools, I add to the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Racial Bias, Social Bias, School Desegregation
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Mogari, David – Africa Education Review, 2014
The article profiles an in-service programme used to introduce a group of 22 high school mathematics teachers to an ethno-mathematical approach. The programme was built on an ongoing district-wide teacher development initiative organized and facilitated by the mathematics district official on a monthly basis. The programme took place over six…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, High Schools, Secondary School Teachers, Mathematics Teachers
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Rapetsoa, J. M.; Singh, R. J. – South African Journal of Higher Education, 2012
This study investigated the challenges that history learners in rural black schools are faced with during assessments when using English as the language of learning and teaching. The aim of the study was to investigate whether English, which is used as a language of learning and teaching in schools, is a barrier to the learning and teaching of…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, English (Second Language), Learning Processes, Language Proficiency
Grootboom, Nomalanga P. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
After decades of racially segregated education under apartheid in South Africa, the process of school desegregation commenced in 1990's with the view equalize education for all, and fostering better relationships and making available equal opportunities for all learners. The process of desegregation not has been without problems as it is apparent…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Desegregation, Racial Segregation, Equal Education
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Assan, Thomas; Thomas, Raju – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2012
The study examined the opportunities available and challenges experienced by Commerce subjects' educators using ICT. Quantitative and qualitative descriptive research was used. Six high schools were purposely selected for the study because they are all equipped with computer laboratories. A purposive sample consisted of 138 school-based commerce…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Technology Integration, Foreign Countries, Business Education