NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Laws, Policies, & Programs
General Agreement on Trade in…1
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 1 to 15 of 764 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Thomas, Bianca Lee; Viljoen, Margaretha – Cambridge Journal of Education, 2020
An association between attachment and academic performance appears to be consistently found in children; however, reports on such an association in adolescents are contradictory. This study aimed to determine whether the attachment dimensions of anxiety or avoidance significantly correlate with a student's academic performance at university.…
Descriptors: Correlation, Learning Strategies, Metacognition, Attachment Behavior
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Masango, Mxolisi; Muloiwa, Takalani; Wagner, Fezile; Pinheiro, Gabriela – Journal of Student Affairs in Africa, 2020
Knowing relevant information about students entering the higher education (HE) system is becoming increasingly important, thus enabling higher education institutions (HEIs) to design effective studentcentred support programmes. Therefore, HEIs should ascertain all relevant information about their students before the commencement of the academic…
Descriptors: Test Construction, Test Use, Biographical Inventories, Questionnaires
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Van der Vyver, C. P.; Kok, Me T.; Conley, L. N. – Perspectives in Education, 2020
Challenges and changes in the South African education system could have an impact on teachers' professional wellbeing, which, in turn, results in changes in teacher retention rates. The leadership of the school principal directly influences teachers' experience of professional wellbeing. Some research focuses on teacher wellbeing and plenty of…
Descriptors: Correlation, Well Being, Quality of Working Life, Job Satisfaction
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Oguoma, Enid; Jita, Loyiso; Jita, Thuthukile – African Journal of Research in Mathematics, Science and Technology Education, 2019
A new Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statement (CAPS) was introduced in South Africa in 2012 to, among others, drive a learner-centred and constructivist approach to practical work in the high school subject Physical Sciences. This study investigates teachers' concerns with the implementation of practical work in Physical Sciences. A survey of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Sciences, Secondary School Science, Teacher Attitudes
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Van Jaarsveld, Leentjie; Mentz, P. J.; Ellis, Suria – International Journal of Educational Management, 2019
Purpose: An emphasis on school performance is not just a national issue, but must be examined within the global context. Successful leadership is ensured by school leaders' compliance to a set of basic practices within particular school contexts. The impact of leadership styles on performance, the work environment and job satisfaction is…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Transformational Leadership, Foreign Countries, Principals
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Mittelmeier, Jenna; Rogaten, Jekaterina; Long, Dianne; Dalu, Mwazvita; Gunter, Ashley; Prinsloo, Paul; Rienties, Bart – International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 2019
Much research in face-to-face contexts outlines the importance of early adjustment on students' higher education experiences. However, few studies have replicated this research in distance learning contexts to unpack the early multifaceted adjustments associated with studying in absence of a physical campus. This is particularly needed from a…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Student Adjustment, Distance Education, Undergraduate Students
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Bergbauer, Annika; van Staden, Surette – International Journal of Instruction, 2018
This study identifies factors predicting reading literacy achievement among Grade 4 students in South Africa by utilizing Vygotsky's social interaction theory. The study draws on the preProgress in International Reading Literacy Study (prePIRLS) 2011 data, which places South African Grade 4 students' results below the international centre point of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Reading Achievement, Literacy, Grade 4
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Chirinda, Brantina; Barmby, Patrick – African Journal of Research in Mathematics, Science and Technology Education, 2018
The South African curriculum emphasizes the teaching of problem solving in mathematics. However, little is known about South African teachers' views on the teaching of mathematical problem solving (MPS). The purpose of this study was to establish Grade 9 South African teachers' views, teaching strategies and the support required in their teaching…
Descriptors: Grade 9, Mathematics Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Mathematics Instruction
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Umugiraneza, Odette; Bansilal, Sarah; North, Delia – African Journal of Research in Mathematics, Science and Technology Education, 2018
What teachers teach, how they teach it and when they teach it should be guided by the curriculum. This paper focuses on teachers' reports about how they integrate the curriculum documentation in teaching mathematics and statistics concepts. Questionnaires containing both Likert scale and closed and open-ended questions were administered to 75…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Statistics, Foreign Countries, Mathematics Teachers
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Gudyanga, Remeredzayi; Jita, Loyiso C. – Issues in Educational Research, 2018
This article reports on a study investigating physical sciences teachers' stages of concern (SoC) profiles during the implementation of the curriculum and assessment policy statement (CAPS) in South Africa. Throughout reform implementation, it is conceivable that teachers go through different SoC, ranging from giving low priority to the reform…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Science Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Foreign Countries
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Fomunyam, Kehdinga George – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2018
Purpose: This study aims to examine six South African universities with a particular focus on the quality of teaching and learning. Design/methodology/approach: A qualitative case study approach was adopted and data were mainly generated by means of open-ended questionnaires. The questionnaire was circulated to approximately 1,800 students and 746…
Descriptors: Universities, Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Qualitative Research
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Fernandez, Simon – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2018
Mobile phones are one of the fastest growing technologies in this century all over the world and these devices are extremely influencing the adolescents. The present study was sought to establish students' views on cell phones usage in university classrooms in an educational district in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa. The study employed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Student Attitudes, Likert Scales
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Mann, Judy Brenda; Ballantyne, Roy; Packer, Jan – Environmental Education Research, 2018
This study investigates the impact of an innovative conservation action campaign called "Penguin Promises" implemented at uShaka Sea World in Durban, South Africa. Communication tools included interpretive signage, exhibits with and without animals, presentations, and personal interactions, along with a specially designed postcard, on…
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Conservation Education, Communication Strategies, Advocacy
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Karunaratne, Thashmee; Peiris, Colombage; Hansson, Henrik – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2018
This paper summarises experiences of efforts made by twenty individuals when implementing small-scale ICT development projects in their organizations located in seven developing countries. The main focus of these projects was the use of ICT in educational settings. Challenges encountered and the contributing factors for implementation success of…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Technology Integration
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Navy, S. L.; Luft, J. A.; Toerien, R.; Hewson, P. W. – International Journal of Science Education, 2018
In many parts of the world, newly hired science teachers' practices are developing in a complex policy environment. However, little is known about how newly hired science teachers' practices are enacted throughout a cycle of instruction and how these practices can be influenced by macro-, meso-, and micro-policies. Knowing how policies impact…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Teachers, Beginning Teachers, Educational Policy
Previous Page | Next Page ยป
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7  |  8  |  9  |  10  |  11  |  ...  |  51