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Coetzee, Daniella – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2019
In response to global and local needs, the South African government increasingly enables distance education through legislation and policy, and many traditional public higher education institutions have turned to dual-mode delivery of their programmes. This decision is often based on a desire for new market growth and firmly embedded in…
Descriptors: Governance, Distance Education, Administrative Organization, Educational Policy
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Wolhuter, Charl; Nel, Mirna; Želvys, Rimantas; Alisauskiene, Stefanja – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2019
Taking the example of post-1989 teacher education reform in Lithuania, and comparing that with teacher education reform in South Africa, a country that also underwent a total societal reconstruction at the same time as Lithuania, this paper defends the thesis that the configuration of education at grass roots level, is the outcome of a dialectical…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Educational Change, Comparative Education, Social Change
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Jacobs, Lynette – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2018
Over many years, universities that offer teacher education programmes have been in partnerships of different kinds with schools. Not only are schools sites of research for faculty members, but student teachers get workplace experience during practicums. In the postmodern world, there is emphasis on amelioration at grassroots level, instead of only…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College School Cooperation, Partnerships in Education, Access to Education
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Leutwyler, Bruno; Popov, Nikolay; Wolhuter, Charl – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2017
This is a comparative study focused on the internationalization of teacher education in three countries--Bulgaria, Switzerland, and South Africa. The authors stress on the fact that on the one hand, teacher education is exposed to the increasing imperative to internationalize but on the other hand, teacher education is traditionally to a very…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Teacher Education Programs, Context Effect, Global Approach
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Herman, Harold D. – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2017
This paper explains the concepts of Affirmative Action (AA) and Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) and the policies developed in post-Apartheid South Africa. It compares it to similar policies adopted in different contexts in Malaysia, India and the U.S.A. It explains and critiques the South African policies on AA and BEE, its history since 1994 and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Affirmative Action, Blacks, Empowerment
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Mahlangu, Vimbi P. – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2016
This paper focuses on the approaches used by school heads in helping their growth and their teachers in primary schools in Limpopo and Mpumalanga Provinces of South Africa. The Department of Basic Education expects school heads and teachers to bring change in their school performances. The problem is that in these primary schools heads and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inservice Teacher Education, Elementary School Teachers, Primary Education
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Beckmann, Johan – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2016
The new democratic dispensation in South Africa (1994) was accompanied by law and policy aimed at preventing unfair exclusion from educational opportunities and promoting equal access to educational opportunities. However, feelings of unfair exclusion remain and new understandings of exclusion are emerging. This paper examines the new policy and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Equal Education, Racial Discrimination
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Rossouw, J. P. – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2015
Internationally, the quality of education, social justice and accountability can be regarded as key elements of successful school systems and societies. Separately or jointly, these elements can be analysed and debated as distinct fields of study, and linked to an education system to determine the success thereof. Being a pivotal element of…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Social Justice, Benchmarking, Excellence in Education
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de Wet, Corene – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2014
Despite hazing being illegal in South African education institutions since December 2002 and post 2002, newspapers and research reveal that it is still practised. It seems as if popular, rather than elitist opinion and debate or research findings perpetuate hazing practices. The aim of this article is to identify popular discourses on hazing in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Letters (Correspondence), Newspapers, Public Opinion
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Taukeni, Simon; Matshidiso, Taole – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2013
In this comparative paper we interrogate the access of social grants to meet orphan children school needs in Namibia and South Africa. We noted that the two governments are committed to provide orphan children with social grants to enable them to meet the school needs. However, accessing social grant to benefit most vulnerable orphan children…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Needs, Access to Education, Children