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Hove, Nilford – South African Journal of Childhood Education, 2022
Background: South Africa adopted the policy on inclusive education in 2001 that aimed at offering quality and equity in education to all learners, as well as addressing their diverse needs in the classrooms despite their differences. Mixed ability grouping is one of the commonly used classroom practices in the schools, but little is known on how…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Equal Education
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Vorster, Carlien; Kritzinger, Alta; Lekganyane, Matemane; Taljard, Elsabe; van der Linde, Jeannie – South African Journal of Childhood Education, 2022
Background: In recent reviews of autism spectrum disorder screening tools, the Modified Checklist for Autism in Toddlers, Revised with Follow-Up (M-CHAT-R/FTM) has been recommended for use in lower middle-income countries to promote earlier identification. Aim: The study aim was to culturally adapt and translate the M-CHAT-R/FTM into Northern…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, African Languages, Translation, Test Construction
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Moodley, Cathryn; Seerane, Thato; Gravett, Sarah – South African Journal of Childhood Education, 2022
Background: The spread of the coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) has escalated the need for studying the home learning environment (HLE). With learners spending more time at home, understanding about learning at home, especially in disadvantaged communities, is paramount. Aim: The aim of this research study was to explore the HLE for foundation…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, COVID-19, Pandemics, Grade 1
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Evans, Rinelle; Cleghorn, Ailie – South African Journal of Childhood Education, 2022
Background: The judicious use of worksheets ought to contribute to the establishment of literacy, with a special significance for multilingual classrooms where neither teachers nor learners are mother tongue speakers of the instructional language. Disparity between the pedagogical intention of the worksheet and learners' interpretation of the…
Descriptors: Worksheets, Instructional Design, Teacher Student Relationship, Literacy
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Mostert, Willem A. – South African Journal of Childhood Education, 2022
Background: Visual perception and observational skills are an essential part of Visual Arts education, through which young learners, in the primary school, acquire important and necessary skills to create artworks during their creative projects. These skills provide learners in the primary school the opportunity to overcome their self-imposed…
Descriptors: Visual Perception, Observation, Visual Arts, Art Education
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Mkhize-Mthembu, Ntokozo S. – South African Journal of Childhood Education, 2022
Background: This article describes my exploration of social and emotional learning as a primary school teacher in a Grade 4 classroom. Aim: This article aimed to illuminate how I improved my teaching practice through valuing and listening to children's voices. Setting: I am a teacher at a primary school in the Umlazi education district,…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Elementary School Students, Foreign Countries, Social Justice
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Mohan, Megha; Celshiya, Reenu; Karuppali, Sudhin; Bhat, Jayashree S.; Anil, Malavika A. – South African Journal of Childhood Education, 2022
Background: Pretend play is a form of play that involves nonliteral actions. There are limited studies reporting the developmental trends of pretend play behaviours of typically developing pre-schoolers. This knowledge would be beneficial in the early identification of deviations in pre-schoolers who have or are at risk of developing developmental…
Descriptors: Play, Preschool Children, Child Development, Identification
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Gaotlhobogwe, Michael; Trivedi, Shikha; Kasozi, Joseph; Kebalepile, Tiroyaone – South African Journal of Childhood Education, 2022
Background: This report is part of a study commissioned to provide evidence to inform quality improvements, and the rolling out of the public reception class programme (RCP) to all public primary schools in Botswana by 2020. The study adopted the Discrepancy Evaluation Model (DEM) as a theoretical framework. Aim: One of the specific objectives of…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Kindergarten, Preschool Teachers, Foreign Countries
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Danaci Miray Ö.; Çetin, Zeynep – South African Journal of Childhood Education, 2022
Background: To understand how the human brain organises the information, how prototypes are handled in the categorisation system, researchers have pointed out that there may be a relationship between visual perception and concept acquisition. Aim: This study was conducted to examine the effect of a concept education programme, developed on the…
Descriptors: Visual Perception, Concept Formation, Preschool Children, Concept Mapping
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Ally, Nurina; Parker, Rubeena; Peacock, Tess N. – South African Journal of Childhood Education, 2022
Background: Litigation has been utilised to advance a range of socio-economic rights in post-apartheid South Africa, including the right to basic education. Nonetheless, there has not been significant litigation or sustained broad-based mobilisation around issues impacting the early childhood development (ECD) sector in the democratic era. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Court Litigation, Equal Education, Access to Education
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Aina, Adebunmi Y.; Bipath, Keshni – South African Journal of Childhood Education, 2022
Background: Quality early childhood development (ECD) is crucial for protecting children against a multitude of socio-economic challenges such as poor living standards, lack of education, and substandard healthcare. Furthermore, research has revealed that educational resources used at ECD centres enrich the all-round well-being of young children.…
Descriptors: Educational Resources, Educational Quality, Case Studies, Foreign Countries
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Le Roux, Elizabeth W.; Eccles, Renata; Abdoola, Shabnam; Graham, Marien; van der Linde, Jeannie – South African Journal of Childhood Education, 2022
Background: The use of mobile health (mHealth) technology is rapidly expanding in healthcare worldwide. mHealth tools may provide parents with access to resources essential for promoting language development. Aim: The current study aimed to determine how an mHealth parental resource influenced 42 preschool children's (4.0-5.11 months old) language…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Low Income Groups, Early Childhood Education
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Karisa, Amani; Samuels, Chantal; Watermeyer, Brian; McKenzie, Judith; Vergunst, Richard – South African Journal of Childhood Education, 2022
Background: South Africa has migrated the responsibility for early childhood development (ECD) centres from the Department of Social Services to the Department of Basic Education. This functional shift has ushered in consultations and discussions on how best to implement ECD, including opportunities the change may bring. Aim: By anchoring the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Intervention, Disabilities, Young Children
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Lunga, Prosper; Esterhuizen, Stef; Koen, Mariette – South African Journal of Childhood Education, 2022
Background: Children's holistic development includes physical, cognitive, socio-emotional, moral and affective development and lies in early childhood development education (ECDE). According to research, children learn through different age-appropriate teaching and learning pedagogies. Therefore, the importance of implementing a play-based…
Descriptors: Play, Teaching Methods, Child Development, Young Children
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Barreto, Candida; Soltanlou, Mojtaba – South African Journal of Childhood Education, 2022
Background: Educational research has been conducted mainly by using behavioural approaches. Whilst such methods provide invaluable insights into the field, several important questions such as 'how do we learn?' and 'what mechanisms cause individual differences?' cannot be answered thoroughly by using only behavioural approaches. In the last three…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Spectroscopy, Brain, Neurosciences
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