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Boweni, Gaopotlake P.; van der Westhuizen, Philip; Meyer, Lukas – Africa Education Review, 2020
If work-family role conflict is not managed properly it could have debilitating consequences for educators regarding the quality of their work and family lives. The aims of the current study were twofold, namely, to determine the nature and the extent of role conflict being experienced by primary school educators teaching in three regions of North…
Descriptors: Role Conflict, Teacher Responsibility, Teacher Burnout, Elementary School Teachers
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Gumbo, Mishack T. – Africa Education Review, 2020
The South African Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statement (CAPS) technology Grades R-9 includes indigenous technology under its third aim, to appreciate the interaction between people's values, technology, society, and the environment, and the sub-aim emphasises that students learn how indigenous cultures use specific materials and processes to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indigenous Knowledge, Technology Education, Grade 7
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Perumal, Kressantha; Maistry, Suriamurthee – Africa Education Review, 2020
Pedagogical competence is a nascent concept in higher education literature, and, in the field of marketing education, it is underutilised and remains imprecise hitherto. In South Africa, this problem is further intensified as there is a paucity of published research. This study sought to explore the pedagogical competencies of marketing educators…
Descriptors: Teacher Competencies, Foreign Countries, Marketing, Business Administration Education
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Msila, Vuyisile – Africa Education Review, 2020
Teachers who lack professional maturity will never be able to be responsible teacher leaders; hence, school leaders who strive for school improvement constantly try to introduce various alternative practices, and teacher leadership may be among these. Teacher leadership is defined in numerous ways: Some understand it as teachers who have taken on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Leadership, Maturity (Individuals), High School Teachers
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Nenjerama, Theophilus Tinashe – Africa Education Review, 2020
Open distance learning has helped produce quality teachers and has functioned as an alternative to qualifying underqualified and unqualified educators. This article problematises the effectiveness of mentoring and its strategies in the context of open distance learning using the case study of the Postgraduate Diploma in Education offered by the…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Mentors, Open Universities, Teacher Education Programs
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Abelha, Marta; Jesus, Paulo; Fernandes, Sandra; Albuquerque, Ana Sílvia; Vidal, Angélica – Africa Education Review, 2020
Teacher appraisal (TA) or teacher performance appraisal (TPA) has assumed a central importance in educational systems and reforms worldwide, contributing to the improvement of teaching practices, and therefore it is considered an essential factor for teachers' early training, teachers' professional development, school management, and promotion of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Evaluation, Teacher Effectiveness, Schools of Education
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Pournara, Craig; Sanders, Yvonne – Africa Education Review, 2020
The transition from arithmetic to algebra is a well-known difficulty in school mathematics. In order to succeed, learners require inter alia a better understanding of algebraic symbols, equality, equations and working with negatives/subtraction. This article reports on a response pattern analysis (RPA) of learners' responses to six test items…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Arithmetic, Algebra, Equations (Mathematics)
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Aluko, Folake Ruth; Omidire, Margaret Funke – Africa Education Review, 2020
Higher education in emerging economies has taken advantage of several technology affordances for student assessment in the digital era. However, the use of educational technology remains an area of concern in this context because of unequal technology terrain. This issue is more difficult in distance education, where students live in and work in…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation, Evaluation Methods, Distance Education, Developing Nations
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Ndou, Nndwamato – Africa Education Review, 2020
This article focuses on the assessment of the progress made on the provisioning of quality education at selected public schools in Limpopo province. Qualitative research methodology was used as the author was interested in collecting data on the experiences, perceptions, and views of the research participants. Three research instruments for data…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Negative Attitudes, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers
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Shaame, Abdalla A.; Anatory, Justinian R.; Osaki, Kalafunja M.; Mrutu, Salehe I. – Africa Education Review, 2020
The adoption of the learning management system (LMS) in secondary schools is scaling up around the globe. Many educational institutions use the LMS to mainstream teaching and learning. This study examined the effectiveness of the Moodle LMS in teaching and learning geometry in secondary schools. A quasi- experimental design was employed to…
Descriptors: Integrated Learning Systems, Technology Integration, Teaching Methods, Instructional Effectiveness
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Shanmugasundaram, Suresh; Chidamabaram, Divya Preya – Africa Education Review, 2020
Recognising the usability challenges that are linked to tools like the Blackboard learning management system are significant. This paper presents the outcome of an assessment of adherence to design principles on Blackboard from the learner-user perspective at Botho University, Botswana. As the university is shifting from a conventional teaching…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Instructional Design, Integrated Learning Systems, Usability
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Gumbo, Mishack T. – Africa Education Review, 2020
This article contributes towards an indigenised version of technological pedagogical content knowledge (TPACK). It is a conceptual framework termed indigenous-and-Western technological pedagogical content knowledge (INDANDWEST-TPACK). The article critically discusses the knowledge systems which lead to the framework. Current TPACK lacks the…
Descriptors: Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Technological Literacy, Open Education, Distance Education
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du Toit, Adri; Kempen, Elizabeth L. – Africa Education Review, 2020
Entrepreneurship is valued for its economic and social benefits, but also to cultivate the characteristics required by learners to deal with the demands of the twenty-first century. Entrepreneurship education develops learners' entrepreneurship knowledge, skills, characteristics, and mindsets. Several serious economic and social dilemmas…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Entrepreneurship, National Curriculum, Guidelines
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Mokiwa, Hamza Omari – Africa Education Review, 2020
Linguistic diversity in many schools is high such that science teachers face complex issues regarding appropriate ways of mediating social and academic language in multilingual classrooms. The relationship between these aspects and the task of teaching science (i.e., pedagogy) remains a mystery to many teachers. This paper provides a narrative and…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Science Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Secondary Education
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Chikodzi, Mwangireni Ivy; Kaino, Luckson M. – Africa Education Review, 2020
Many Zimbabwean mathematics classrooms have student populations from diverse cultural backgrounds who speak diverse Shona dialects. Most of the mathematics teaching is not related to the learners' world or everyday experiences because it is taught in English, a second language for most of these learners. Teachers therefore play a fundamental role…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods, Bilingual Education
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