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Inandi, Yusuf; Büyüközkan, Ayse Sezin – South African Journal of Education, 2022
The relationship between mobbing behaviour, alienation and burnout experienced by teachers in the elementary schools in central districts of Mersin was investigated in the study reported on here. The sample of this study consisted of a group of 455 randomly selected teachers selected by the simple random sampling method. The mobbing scale,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Burnout, Measures (Individuals)
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Inandi, Yusuf; Giliç, Fahrettin – South African Journal of Education, 2021
This study reported on here aimed to determine the relationship between leadership styles (democratic, autocratic and transformational) and organisational cynicism in addition to examining whether leadership styles predict organisational cynicism. The data were collected from 426 teachers (183 male and 243 female teachers) from primary and…
Descriptors: Correlation, School Administration, Principals, Leadership Styles
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Melekoglu, Macid Ayhan; Erden, H. Gülsen; Çakiroglu, Orhan – South African Journal of Education, 2021
Efforts to diagnose students with specific learning disabilities (SLD) have increased in recent years in Turkey. However, the limited number of assessment tools used to identify students with SLD is one of the most important concerns in this area, since 8 out of 10 students with SLD have difficulty in reading, which affects other academic areas.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Learning Disabilities, Reading Fluency, Reading Comprehension
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Dhlamini, Zwelithini Bongani – South African Journal of Education, 2021
In the study reported on here I evaluated the alignment between the Annual National Assessment (ANA) and Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS). Theoretical perspectives were drawn from the Survey Enacted Curriculum (SEC), while quantitative correlational methods were used to determine the alignment between ANA and TIMSS…
Descriptors: Alignment (Education), Grade 9, Achievement Tests, Foreign Countries
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Msutwana, Nomawonga Veronica – South African Journal of Education, 2021
Research demonstrates that teachers' cultural perspectives influence how they teach sexuality education; however, it is not clear how this occurs. Therefore, in my study, I explored how Xhosa teachers' cultural perspectives influenced their practice of teaching sexuality education to adolescent Xhosa learners. I purposively selected 9 female Xhosa…
Descriptors: Sex Education, Females, Women Faculty, Cultural Influences
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Tabane, Ramodungoane; Chauke, Margaret – South African Journal of Education, 2021
Educators are one of the stakeholders in the education system working to ensure learner success. According to the "Minimum Requirements For Teacher Education Qualifications," educators must fulfil 7 roles in their quest to impart education. In the study reported on her, we investigated Grade 6 educators' knowledge and use of mediation as…
Descriptors: Teacher Role, Language Teachers, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Maree, J. G.; Maree, N. – South African Journal of Education, 2021
The purpose of this study was to explore how life-design-based counselling can influence young learners' academic self-construction within a group context. The study involved a qualitative mode of enquiry with 12 participants. Life-design-based intervention strategies, together with various (postmodern) qualitative techniques, were used to gather…
Descriptors: Group Counseling, School Guidance, Career Exploration, Counseling Effectiveness
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Moloi, Qetelo; Kanjee, Anil – South African Journal of Education, 2021
The study reported on here contributes to the growing body of knowledge on the use of standard setting methods for improving the reporting and utility value of assessment results in South Africa as well as for addressing the conceptual shortcomings of the Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statement (CAPS) reporting framework. Using data from the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Standard Setting (Scoring), Student Evaluation, Elementary School Students
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Alegre, Francisco; Moliner, Lidon; Lorenzo-Valentin, Gil; Maroto, Ana – South African Journal of Education, 2021
The academic effects of learning statistics and probability through peer tutoring were analysed in the research reported on here. Two hundred and eight students enrolled in Grades 7, 8 and 9 participated. Fixed- and same-age peer tutoring was implemented 3 times per week for 6 weeks. Each tutoring session lasted approximately 25 minutes. The main…
Descriptors: Peer Teaching, Middle School Students, Grade 7, Grade 8
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Alqraini, Faisl M. – South African Journal of Education, 2021
Teaching a homograph by using context clues is more effective than just teaching vocabulary separately. The goal of the study reported on here was to teach 12 homographs to d/Deaf and Hard of Hearing (d/Dhh) students in the sixth grade by applying metacognitive skills to understand the meanings and contexts in sentences. A single case design…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Deafness, Hearing Impairments
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AL-Qadri, Abdo Hasan; Zhao, Wei – South African Journal of Education, 2021
Developmental learning difficulties are among the prevalent exceptionalities school learners have today. In this regard, identification and placement are among the facilitators of later successful intervention for these groups of learners (WestOlatunji, Shure, Pringle, Adams, Lewis & Cholewa, 2010). However, there are not enough resources such…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Learning Problems, Test Construction
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Sumida, Sugata; Kawata, Keisuke – South African Journal of Education, 2021
The learning gap between urban and rural areas is a persistent problem in many sub-Saharan African countries. Previous studies have found that the urban-rural learning gap is attributed to the fact that student characteristics and school resources are different in urban and rural areas. Our study updates this finding by using the latest dataset…
Descriptors: Achievement Gap, Reading Achievement, Rural Urban Differences, Student Characteristics
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Mirkin, Philip Joshua; Evans, Rinelle; Ferreira, Johan – South African Journal of Education, 2020
Modern science education the world over deliberately remains in the objective, rational, positivist paradigm. In South African classrooms, this paradigm is often alienating for young learners who then stop learning science at the end of Grade 9. Literature indicates that an arts-rich education improves learner engagement, attitudes and test…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Poetry, Teaching Methods, Grade 9
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Naidoo, Jaqueline; Sibanda, Doras – South African Journal of Education, 2020
It is widely acknowledged that understanding of science is key to becoming global citizens and to embrace technological advancements. Although research suggests that girl's performance in science has improved over the years, there are still concerns about the under-representation of women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Instruction, Gender Differences, Science Achievement
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Murphy, P. Karen; Ebersöhn, Liesel; Omidire, Funke; Firetto, Carla M. – South African Journal of Education, 2020
The nature of discourse within classrooms strongly predicts students' ability to think about, around, and with text and content (i.e. comprehension and critical-analytic thinking). However, little is known about the nature of classroom discourse in remote, rural South African schools, a context in which students face well-documented language…
Descriptors: Discourse Analysis, Critical Thinking, Classroom Communication, Rural Areas
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