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Ng, Eugenia M. W., Ed. – Information Science Reference, 2010
With the advent of new technologies, more convenient and effective ways of learning are being adopted. However, despite the growing advancements there remains a lack of literature in applications of using these technology teaching approaches. This book offers in-depth analysis of new technologies in blended learning that promote creativity,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cross Cultural Studies, Action Research, Distance Education
Papatheodorou, Theodora, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2012
Globally, early years policies and documents have set out aspirational outcomes and benefits for children, their families and the wider society. These policies have emphasised the place of early childhood provision within the wider global agenda, by tackling inequality and disadvantage early on in children's lives. However, these strategies have…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Educational Policy, Educational Practices
van den Berg, Owen; Meerkotter, Dirk – 1993
This paper discusses educational policies of teacher education in South Africa. The predominant theory of the Afrikaner ruling elite, Christian National Education, and its teaching style, Fundamental Pedagogics, structures schools on an authoritarian, paternalistic framework that perpetuates apartheid. Because teacher education was controlled…
Descriptors: Action Research, Apartheid, Educational Change, Educational History
DuPlessis, P. G., Comp. – 1987
This study investigates ways in which distance education could make a greater contribution toward solving the education problems in the Republic of South Africa. The nature of distance education and the types of distance education institutions are examined, and typical characteristics of distance teaching as compared with contact teaching are also…
Descriptors: Blacks, Distance Education, Educational Technology, Foreign Countries