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Offutt-Chaney, Mahasan – Critical Studies in Education, 2022
Neoliberal education reforms in schools serving sizeable Black populations throughout the United States have proliferated and are being transported to Black educational contexts abroad. Building on a framework of Coloniality, antiBlackness and a review of Black colonial education this relational analysis argues that contemporary neoliberal…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Blacks, African Americans, Racism
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Barrios-Tao, Hernando; Siciliani-Barraza, José María; Bonilla-Barrios, Bibiana – Online Submission, 2017
Education should be considered as one of the mechanisms for governments and nations to succeed in a post-conflict process. The purpose of this Review Article is twofold: to explain the importance of education in a post-conflict setting, and to describe a few strategies that post-conflict societies have implemented. In terms of research design, a…
Descriptors: Violence, Conflict, Case Studies, Technical Education
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Adu, Kemi O.; Badaru, Kazeem Ajasa; Duku, Ntombozuko; Adu, Emmanuel O. – Research in Social Sciences and Technology, 2022
Innovation and technology brought by the 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR) have become an urgent reality to all teachers because of the need for a virtual classroom. In South Africa, over 13 million students in almost 25,000 schools have been affected by the COVID-19 lockdown. Most school teachers were not trained for online teaching, which was the…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, School Closing, Online Courses
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Van der Bijl, Andre; Lawrence, Mark – Industry and Higher Education, 2019
The National Certificate (Vocational) (NC(V)) was introduced into South Africa's system of vocational training to 'solve problems of poor quality programmes, lack of relevance to the economy, as well as low technical and cognitive skills of TVET [technical and vocational education and training] graduates'. The NC(V) did not, however, meet…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, School Holding Power, Student Attrition
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Prieto, Cristina Vilaplana – European Journal of Education (EJE), 2021
As the Sars-CoV2 pandemic continues to grow, researchers around the world are urgently seeking new treatments to prevent infection, cure those infected, or lessen the severity of the disease. Although there are several recently approved vaccines, clinical trials are underway to "re-use" drugs normally indicated for other diseases. This…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Pharmacy, Drug Therapy
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Parkes, Jenny – Prospects: Quarterly Review of Comparative Education, 2016
This article examines how policies and strategies to address school-related gender-based violence have evolved since 2000, when gender-based violence within education was largely invisible. Through an exploration of policy enactment in three countries--Liberia, South Africa, and Brazil--it traces remarkable progress in policy, programmes, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Violence, Sex, Educational Policy
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Oyinloye, Oluwatoyin Mary; Imenda, Sitwala Namwinji – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science and Technology Education, 2019
This study investigated the impact of 'assessment for learning' on learner performance in Life Science. Simple random sampling was used to select four schools from the King Cetshwayo District of KwaZulu Natal Province, South Africa, to participate in the study. A quasi-experimental, pretest-posttest comparison group design was used, involving four…
Descriptors: Biological Sciences, Formative Evaluation, Science Achievement, Foreign Countries
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Makgahlela, Mpsanyana; Mothiba, Tebogo M.; Mokwena, Jabu P.; Mphekgwana, Peter – Education Sciences, 2021
Since December 2019, the world population has been battling with the SARS-CoV-2 disease (COVID-2019) pandemic. The pandemic has continued to impact negatively on people's livelihoods and also on student's education. This qualitative study established from students in a previously disadvantaged university, their challenges and needs pursuant to the…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Well Being, COVID-19, Pandemics
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Nyokangi, Doris; Phasha, Nareadi – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2016
Background: This paper reports part of the findings of a study which exposed sexual violence in schools for learners with mild intellectual disability in South Africa. Special attention was paid on factors contributing to such a problem. Methods: Data were collected using focus groups and individual interviews with 16 learners with mild…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Violence, Sexual Harassment, Sexual Abuse
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Turbeville, Ashley; Aber, J. Lawrence; Weinberg, Sharon L.; Richter, Linda; Heerden, Alastair – Developmental Science, 2019
Conceptualizing both economic well-being (EWB) and children's development as multidimensional constructs, the present study examines their association using bioecological developmental theory and structural equation modeling with Zulu children (ages 7-10) in KwaZulu-Natal, a highly impoverished region of South Africa (N = 1,958). Relative EWB…
Descriptors: Correlation, Well Being, Children, Mental Health
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Badenhorst, Jo W.; Radile, Rachere S. – Africa Education Review, 2018
In South Africa the challenges facing the post-school vocational education system are daunting. There is a lack of coherence, resulting in fragmentation of the system. A Training Needs Assessment Study commissioned in 2014 revealed several major academic challenges facing college leadership. The most pressing issues were poor leadership and…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Vocational Education, Technical Education, Academic Achievement
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Mouton, Nelda; Louw, G. P.; Strydom, G. L. – Journal of International Education Research, 2013
Socio-economic and vocational needs of communities, governments and individuals change over the years and these discourses served as a compass for restructuring of higher institutions in South Africa from 1994. Before 1994, the claim to legitimacy for government policies in higher education rested on meeting primarily the interests of the white…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Administration, Educational Change, Social Change
Gove, Amber, Ed.; Wetterberg, Anna, Ed. – RTI International, 2011
This book highlights the experience of Liberia in both assessing and improving reading in primary schools. As a result of an Early Grade Reading Assessment, the Ministry of Education and partners, including the United States Agency for International Development, came together to identify and develop strategies for improving reading in schools.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Developing Nations, Beginning Reading, Reading Tests
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Esterhuizen, Hendrik Daniel; Blignaut, Seugnet; Ellis, Suria – International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 2013
This explorative study captured the perceptions of faculty members new to technology enhanced learning and the longitudinal observations of the e-learning manager during dedicated professional development in order to compile a socially transformative emergent learning technology integration framework for open and distance learning at the School of…
Descriptors: Staff Development, Electronic Learning, Teacher Attitudes, Technology Integration
Kairies, Jan, Ed. – UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, 2013
Literacy is the foundation of lifelong learning and a crucial element in the universally recognised right to education. However, illiteracy continues to exist as a global challenge, and many individuals still lack the basic literacy skills that are needed to engage in further learning opportunities and for the economic and social development of…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Females, Womens Education, Literacy
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