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Ngcoza, Ken; Southwood, Sue – Perspectives in Education, 2015
This article offers an extract of a qualitative case study focused on collaborative professional development of science teachers in a transformative continuous professional development (TCPD) network, whose aim is the professional development of science teachers with a view to improving praxis. Teacher narratives generated through an iterative…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Case Studies, Transformative Learning, Professional Continuing Education
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Nyoni, Jabulani – Perspectives in Education, 2014
This article is a narrative report of the findings from the analysis of multicultural facilitators' discourses on their e-readiness in the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) affordances in open and distance learning (ODL) mediation experiences. First, the findings revealed by qualitative deconstructive discourse analysis…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Electronic Learning, Readiness, Information Technology
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Bansilal, Sarah; Brijlall, Deonarain; Mkhwanazi, Thokozani – Perspectives in Education, 2014
Many studies point to the problem of poor mathematics content knowledge of mathematics teachers in South Africa. The purpose of this study was to investigate teachers' knowledge of the mathematics they are themselves teaching. Data was generated from the teachers' (n = 253) written responses to test that was a shortened form of a previous Grade 12…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Knowledge Base for Teaching, Mathematics Teachers
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Pausigere, Peter – Perspectives in Education, 2013
Zimbabwean economic migrants and political refugees have been given refuge and provided with shelter at the Central Methodist Church (CMC) Refugee House, in central Johannesburg. The refugees have successfully initiated learning and training programmes which resulted in the establishment of a combined school, namely "St. Albert Street Refugee…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Churches, Christianity, Adult Basic Education
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Cosser, Michael – Perspectives in Education, 2011
Analyses conducted by the Education, Science and Skills Development (ESSD) research programme at the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) reveal major areas of misalignment in the South African education pathway system. The majority of learners entering Further Education and Training (FET) colleges, nursing training institutions and learnerships…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Adult Education, Nursing Education, Alignment (Education)
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Maree, Kobus – Perspectives in Education, 2009
The third issue of PiE for 2009 is the second general issue of the year. The interested reader will, as usual, encounter a fascinating collection of national, international, transdisciplinary and interdisciplinary contributions. Separately, these contributions represent the fruits of hard work and dedication. Together, they provide an impressive…
Descriptors: Periodicals, Journal Articles, Ideology, Educational Research
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Waghid, Yusef – Perspectives in Education, 2009
In my remarks about elitist knowledge production, I firstly try to adjust the perspective from which the university could be analysed; I specifically explore the functions of the university in relation to Habermas's categorisation of knowledge. Secondly, with reference to Derrida's reflections on the university, I reformulate a conception of the…
Descriptors: Universities, Foreign Countries, Educational Philosophy, College Role
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Mgqwashu, Emmanuel M. – Perspectives in Education, 2009
Even though South African institutions of higher learning have an open door policy and all students across racial lines can study anywhere they like, very few currently stand a chance of achieving their goals of further education and professional careers. Drawing on research findings, it seems to me that as teacher educators we are faced with a…
Descriptors: Grounded Theory, Equal Education, Adult Education, Educational Change
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Diko, Nolutho N.; Letseka, Moeketsi – Perspectives in Education, 2009
We report on the 2008 study by the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) on teacher retention and attrition in South African public schools, with a focus on North-West Province. Data from the study show that some teachers prefer to leave the teaching profession for promotion posts in non-teaching areas within the education sector, while others…
Descriptors: Teaching (Occupation), Teacher Persistence, Teacher Supply and Demand, Foreign Countries
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Louw, Ina; Zuber-Skeritt, Ortrun – Perspectives in Education, 2009
Leadership development in higher education is of vital importance to South Africa's future. We present a case study that focuses on a leadership development programme (LDP) through action learning and action research (ALAR) for women academics in South Africa during 2000 and 2001. It identifies the effects of the LDP on participants five years…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Action Research, Foreign Countries, Management Development
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Odirile, Bonkamile E.; Mpofu, Elias; Montsi, Mercy R. – Perspectives in Education, 2009
We examined coping strategies by higher education employees to handle work stress as differentiated by personnel variables. We further examined levels of subjective well-being (SWB) in the same employees. Sixty-three higher education employees participated (males = 30; females = 33; mean age = 41.3 years). The participants completed the Coping…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Life Satisfaction, Coping, Well Being
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Manik, Sadhana – Perspectives in Education, 2009
Globalisation has allowed people with scarce skills to cross national borders with ease. Given their specific skills base professionals are prone to trans-national migration. The trend is for professionals from developing countries, such as South Africa, to fill gaps in the labour market in developed countries such as the United Kingdom. The…
Descriptors: Labor Market, Foreign Countries, Migration, Faculty Mobility
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Cherian, Lily; Du Toit, Cecilia – Perspectives in Education, 2008
This article is a report on research conducted to support the development of a multilingual literacy learning software programme for adult learners in rural Limpopo Province, South Africa. The topic of inquiry for the research was literacy learning in a multilingual environment, with special attention paid to attitudinal and metacognitive aspects.…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Multilingualism, Adult Basic Education, Adult Learning
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Bimrose, Jenny; Brown, Alan; Barnes, Sally-Anne – Perspectives in Education, 2008
This article discusses the career biographies of four individuals in transition. They were responding to the challenges of engaging in work-related learning, re-shaping their careers and their career identities. The four cases were selected from a larger sample of fifty participants in a five-year longitudinal, qualitative case study, which has…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Career Development, Case Studies, Longitudinal Studies
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Kiggundu, Edith; Castle, Jane – Perspectives in Education, 2007
There is an urgent need for fresh approaches to HIV & AIDS education for adults and youth in South Africa, particularly for those marginalised by society, such as rural black women. In this article we explore the factors which affect awareness, condom use and HIV & AIDS risk among a group of women who attend classes in a rural Adult…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Females, Rural Population, Rural Education
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