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Gordon, Steven Lawrence; Harvey, Jaqueline – Language and Education, 2019
A key factor in providing quality education is the main language of instruction (M-LoI). This creates a challenging situation for education policymakers in post-colonial multilingual countries such as South Africa. Language-in-education policies must valorise indigenous languages and redress their exclusion in past education systems while ensuring…
Descriptors: Language Attitudes, Language of Instruction, Foreign Countries, Postcolonialism
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Jakovljevic, Maria – Africa Education Review, 2019
Although academic staff have a key role to play in innovation at higher education institutions (hEIs), current innovation adoption among academic staff is disappointing. Most curricula at hEIs are stalled in the traditional pedagogical model of knowledge transmission for teaching and learning with little exploration of technologies for…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Role, Innovation, Higher Education
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Muthukrishna, Nithi; Engelbrecht, Petra – South African Journal of Education, 2018
The article proposes the need for the decolonising of the inclusive education movement in Southern African educational contexts. It draws on the authors' own research and reflexive engagement over the last five years on inclusive education policy formulation and implementation in selected Southern African contexts, namely, Botswana, Namibia, South…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inclusion, Low Income Groups, Social Justice
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Benson, Koni – Education as Change, 2018
This article engages the dilemmas and challenges of writing histories of the recent past, and of the political agendas of intervening in those histories in the present. This is done through producing an archive of documentation and oral histories of the Gender Education Training Network, GETNET. GETNET was a feminist political education…
Descriptors: Feminism, Educational History, Training, Gender Issues
Levy, Brian, Ed.; Cameron, Robert, Ed.; Hoadley, Ursula, Ed.; Naidoo, Vinothan, Ed. – Oxford University Press, 2018
All over the world, economic inclusion has risen to the top of the development discourse. A Oxford Scholarship Online well-performing education system is central to achieving inclusive development -- but the challenge of improving educational outcomes has proven to be unexpectedly difficult. Access to education has increased, but quality remains…
Descriptors: Governance, Politics of Education, Racial Segregation, Social Change
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du Plessis, Anna E.; Carroll, Annemaree; Gillies, Robyn M. – International Journal of Leadership in Education, 2017
Assigning teachers to a position for which they are not suitably qualified influences effective educational leadership. The paper reveals assumptions and misconceptions about the lived experiences of teachers in out-of-field positions and what it means for effective educational leadership. The multilayered meaning of out-of-field teaching for…
Descriptors: Leadership Effectiveness, Instructional Leadership, Teacher Qualifications, Qualitative Research
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Dirk, Wayne Peter; Gelderblom, Derik – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2017
In this article we focus on constraints to post-apartheid transformation in the higher education sector of South Africa via a case study of an attempt to introduce a new curriculum for the Bachelor of Education. Thirty-one semi-structured interviews were the main data-gathering method. We use Pierre Bourdieu's concepts of field, capital, habitus…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Policy, Educational Change
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Ranchod, Rushil – Evidence & Policy: A Journal of Research, Debate and Practice, 2017
This paper examines the formation and operation of a research-policy nexus in a research-based national-level government department intervention to improve skills planning policy in South Africa. Through the lens of evidence-informed policymaking, it reflects on understandings of evidence use in policy; it explores the interactions between actors…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Theory Practice Relationship, Intervention, Policy Formation
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Alcazaren, Holden Kenneth G.; Rafanan, Emerald R. – TESOL International Journal, 2017
Many nations have attempted to create different language-in-education policies that would cater not only to the needs of learners but also to the demands of preserving a country's native languages. The emergence of multilingual education has led to a proliferation of research that shows the benefits of using a learner's first language. These…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Language of Instruction, Educational Policy, Native Language
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Banda, Felix – Language Policy, 2016
Drawing on online and daily newspapers, speakers' language and writing practices, official government documents and prescribed spelling systems in Southern Africa, the paper explores the challenges and possibilities of orthographic reforms allowing for mobility across language clusters, ethnicity, regional and national borders. I argue that this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Language Usage, Public Policy, Ethnic Groups
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Tobin, Mollie; Nugroho, Dita; Lietz, Petra – Research Papers in Education, 2016
This article synthesises findings from two systematic reviews that examined evidence of the link between large-scale assessments (LSAs) and education policy in economically developing countries and in countries of the Asia-Pacific. Analyses summarise evidence of assessment characteristics and policy goals of LSAs that influence education policy,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Achievement Tests, International Assessment, Secondary School Students
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Lotz-Sisitka, Heila – Journal of Environmental Education, 2016
In this response article, I draw on critical realist perspectives to engage with the argument put forward in Bengtsson's study, which sees agency as an ontological necessity for Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) policy engagement. Bengtsson supports a notion of the logic of contingent action over the logic of power as dominance,…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Environmental Education, Sustainable Development, Educational Policy
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Gwakwa, Milton – Journal of Education and Practice, 2016
While education systems in Africa share common backgrounds historically (educationally, socially, politically, economically and culturally), they are deep variations in the approaches and contexts resulting in many questions than answers. The purpose of this study was to interrogate the current tertiary education curriculum, provide a rationale…
Descriptors: Higher Education, International Education, Foreign Countries, Employment Opportunities
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Kanjee, Anil; Moloi, Qetelo – Perspectives in Education, 2016
This article proposes the use of a standards-based approach to reporting results from large-scale assessment surveys in South Africa. The use of this approach is intended to address the key shortcomings observed in the current reporting framework prescribed in the national curriculum documents. Using the Angoff method and data from the Annual…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Standards, Accountability, Standard Setting
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Govender, Logan – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2015
This article contends that teacher unions' participation in policy making during South Africa's political transition was characterised by assertion of ideological identity (unionism and professionalism) and the cultivation of policy networks and alliances. It is argued that, historically, while teacher unions were divided along political and…
Descriptors: Policy Formation, Unions, Teacher Associations, Participation
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