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Woolfrey, Lynn; Fry, Jane – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2015
This article examines the management of microdata collections in a university context. It is a cross-country analysis: Collection management at data services in Canada and South Africa are considered. The case studies are of two university sub-contexts: One collection is located in a library; the other at a Faculty-based Data Service. Stages in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Library Materials, Library Development, Academic Libraries
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Andrich, Christelle; Hill, Anne; Steenkamp, André – Reading & Writing: Journal of the Reading Association of South Africa, 2015
"Visual Perception is the mind's ability to interpret or give meaning to what is seen with the eyes" (WCED 2006). Grade Reception Phase (R) teachers, of five and six year-old learners, need to impart Visual Perceptual Skills (VPS) during visual training for pre-reading. These prereading activities in Grade R support early reading…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Teachers, Preschool Children, Early Childhood Education
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North, Delia; Gal, Iddo; Zewotir, Temesgen – Statistics Education Research Journal, 2014
This paper aims to contribute to the emerging literature on capacity-building in statistics education by examining issues pertaining to the readiness of teachers in a developing country to teach basic statistical topics. The paper reflects on challenges and barriers to building statistics capacity at grass-roots level in a developing country,…
Descriptors: Intervention, Capacity Building, Statistics, Developing Nations
Weber, Jean-Jacques – Multilingual Matters, 2014
This book examines the benefits of multilingual education that puts children's needs and interests above the individual languages involved. It advocates flexible multilingual education, which builds upon children's actual home resources and provides access to both the local and global languages that students need for their educational and…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Second Language Learning, Student Needs, Educational Policy
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Preece, Julia – International Journal of Educational Development, 2013
This paper discusses the relationship between international agendas for lifelong learning and financial aid for low income countries, especially those on the African continent. It argues that there are subtle differences in terminology written by policymakers respectively in Europe and South Africa for lifelong learning but that international…
Descriptors: Low Income, Role of Education, Lifelong Learning, Foreign Countries
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Collins, Kathleen; Millard, Maria – Educational Review, 2013
The state of tertiary education in South Africa is not adequately meeting the needs of its populace. The system in place does not effectively nor appropriately target the racial group of students which forms the democratic majority. This paper portrays the reasons why these students are not succeeding on the basis of a mismatch between their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Learning Experience, Social Work, Educational Change
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de Clercq, Francine; Phiri, Rachel – Perspectives in Education, 2013
This article examines the challenges of teacher development strategies in post-1994 South Africa by arguing that school-based development initiatives address teachers' specific development needs and that it is imperative to understand the conditions under which these initiatives can have a positive impact on teachers. A framework is developed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Educational Strategies, Case Studies
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Noble, Michael; Wright, Gemma – Social Indicators Research, 2013
This paper presents a spatial analysis of multiple deprivation in South Africa and demonstrates that the most deprived areas in the country are located in the rural former homeland areas. The analysis is undertaken using the datazone level South African Index of Multiple Deprivation which was constructed from the 2001 Census. Datazones are a new…
Descriptors: Racial Segregation, Developing Nations, Foreign Countries, Disadvantaged Environment
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Henning, Elizabeth – Perspectives in Education, 2013
This article about the discourse of pedagogy as related to child cognition in mathematics addresses the issue of what constitutes the main disciplinary content and the pedagogical content knowledge (PCK) of foundation-phase teachers. I argue that, unless child cognition itself is the primary disciplinary content of foundation-phase teacher's…
Descriptors: Discourse Analysis, Interviews, Workshops, Mathematics
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Feinstein, Noah Weeth; Laessoe, Jeppe; Blum, Nicole; Chambers, Dianne – Environmental Education Research, 2013
In 2009, a think tank called the International Alliance of Leading Education Institutes (IALEI) announced the results of a study entitled Climate Change and Sustainable Development: The Response from Education. Intended for a policy audience, the study offered a glimpse into the status of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) and an early…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Climate, Environmental Education, Context Effect
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Holmarsdottir, Halla B.; Desai, Zubeida; Botha, Louis Royce; Breidlid, Anders; Bastien, Sheri; Mukoma, Wanjiru; Ezekiel, Mangi J.; Helleve, Arnfinn; Farag, Alawia I.; Nomlomo, Vuyokazi – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2013
The idea of having a "Compare" Forum focusing on the above title was first discussed with one of the Editors of "Compare" during a PhD defence in Oslo in 2011. The PhD dissertation itself was linked to a larger project in which researchers from the North (Norway) and the South (South Africa) had been collaborating in…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Researchers
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Mda, Thobeka – Perspectives in Education, 2013
This article provides an overview of the nature and quality of research supervision and mentorship practices employed by supervisors and mentors of interns in a South African research council in an attempt to increase the pool and change the face of researchers in the country. Through a series of studies conducted by the research council, the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Internship Programs, Mentors, Researchers
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Letseka, Moeketsi; Pitsoe, Victor – Open Praxis, 2013
The article explores the challenges of assessment in open distance learning (ODL). The authors argue that ultimately assessment should be about improving the quality of teaching and effective learning. It should be based on making expectations explicit and public, setting appropriate criteria and high standards for learning quality, systematically…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Distance Education, Open Education, Case Studies
Harber, Clive; Mncube, Vusi – Symposium Books, 2012
Education is often seen as the key agency in international development and poverty reduction. Frequently the emphasis is on the economic and social role of education in development. This book, on the other hand, is unusual in explicitly examining the political role of education in development. In particular, it sets out the theories, evidence and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Developing Nations, Economic Development, Politics of Education
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Muganda, Nixon; Joubert, Pieter, Jr.; Toit, Jacques Du; Johnson, Roy – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2012
Introduction: This paper examines the persistent problematic issue of engaging business students in teaching computer programming. Studies continue to document challenges in teaching computer programming and various methods have been proposed with varying degrees of success. From an educator's perspective, the concern is how to engage students to…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computers, Stakeholders, Teaching Methods
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