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Mkhize, Msizi Vitalis; Mtshali, Muntuwenkosi Abraham; Sithebe, Khumbuzile – South African Journal of Education, 2022
In the sequential explanatory mixed methods study reported on here we examined school-based factors contributing to the poor performance of Grade 12 accounting learners' the GCSE in the Lubombo and Manzini regions of Eswatini. The random sample for the quantitative phase comprised 400 accounting learners and 80 accounting teachers from 10 schools…
Descriptors: Institutional Characteristics, Grade 12, Accounting, Foreign Countries
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Mogale, Makobo Lydia; Modipane, Mpho Calphonia – South African Journal of Education, 2021
Globally, policy implementation in the education system has been found to be a challenging area of development. The South African education system is no exception to the ineffective implementation of policies. For example, in South Africa, the progression policy was introduced by the Department of Education in 2013 for the purpose of minimising…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary Schools, Educational Policy, Program Implementation
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Ralejoe, Malehlanye – South African Journal of Education, 2021
The study reported on here was conducted to investigate the perceptions of 8 learners in a secondary school in the Maseru district of Lesotho about inclusive education as it relates to learners with visual impairment. This school had integrated children with visual impairment. The study was conducted using a qualitative research approach, and a…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Mainstreaming, Secondary School Students, Student Attitudes
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Onanuga, Peter Abayomi; Banjo, James Olanrewaju Sunday – South African Journal of Education, 2021
In the study reported on here we investigated factors impeding the stimulation and sustenance of students' interest in the acquisition of psycho-productive skills in senior secondary school agricultural science. We used the classical design for change experiments or before-after measures as the research design. Two methods of teaching, namely…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Agricultural Education, Student Interests, Teaching Methods
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Mabasa, Layane Thomas – South African Journal of Education, 2021
Violence and bullying in schools keep escalating and have become a world-wide problem -- also in South Africa. This problem is continuing unabated, despite the different intervention strategies in place. Intervention strategies include the Child-Friendly Schools (CFS) programme, the National School Safety Framework (NSSF), the Safe Schools…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Safety, School Security, Student Attitudes
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Onyishi, Charity N.; Sefotho, Maximus M. – South African Journal of Education, 2021
Poor mathematics self-efficacy (MSE) has been recorded among learners at all levels in Nigeria. The study reported on here sought to establish the efficacy of differentiated instruction (DI) in raising learners' MSE in inclusive settings. We also explored the differential effects of DI on the MSE of learners with dyscalculia, as well as on high-…
Descriptors: Individualized Instruction, Self Efficacy, Mathematics Education, Inclusion
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Vandeyar, Saloshna – South African Journal of Education, 2021
An earlier paper focused on how born-free learners constitute, negotiate and represent their identities after almost two and half decades of democracy in South Africa. Utilising the theoretical framework of subjective realities of educational change, in this article I set out to explore what implications teachers' beliefs hold for born-free…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Concept, Teacher Attitudes, Attitude Change
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Umija, Millicent Awino; Aloka, Peter J. O.; Wachianga, Washington O. – South African Journal of Education, 2021
In the study reported on here we examined the relationship between irrational beliefs and stress levels among orphans in public secondary schools in Kenya. Rational Emotive Behaviour Theory was adopted. In the study we adopted a cross-sectional correlation research design. A sample size of 350 double orphaned students in secondary schools was…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Student Attitudes, Misconceptions
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Adigun, Olufemi Timothy; Nzima, Dumisani R. – South African Journal of Education, 2021
In the study reported on here we examined the attitudes of deaf learners towards biology in Ibadan, Nigeria. Forty-one deaf learners (28 males; 13 females) in the Secondary School II science classes from 3 government-funded secondary schools for the deaf were purposively selected for the study. In the study we adopted a descriptive survey research…
Descriptors: Deafness, Gender Differences, Self Efficacy, Biology
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Fakudze, Cynthia – South African Journal of Education, 2021
The study is situated within a worldview theory as espoused by socio-cultural constructivists. Science classrooms in secondary schools in Swaziland are culturally largely homogeneous where learners and their teachers have a strong grounding in traditional Swazi culture. The aim of this study was to investigate whether the conceptions held by Grade…
Descriptors: World Views, Secondary School Students, Grade 11, Beliefs
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Bal-Incebacak, Belgin; Yaman, Süleyman; Sarisan-Tungaç, Asli – South African Journal of Education, 2019
In learning of students, cognitive and affective skills and interaction of these skills are very significant. Intellectual risk taking (IRT) and test anxiety inventory (TAI) fall between these cognitive and affective skills. In this research, in addition to the relation between the skills of secondary school students, whether their class level and…
Descriptors: Risk, Test Anxiety, Secondary School Students, Science Instruction
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Rachmatullah, Arif; Ha, Minsu; Park, Jisun – South African Journal of Education, 2019
This study demonstrates the relations of the position of education in the correlation between religiosity, and socioeconomic variables by using national-level, and large survey data. We used data from the international survey of 68 countries, and used statistical methods to create the composite scores of every variable. Next, we used Pearson and…
Descriptors: Correlation, Religion, Socioeconomic Status, Cross Cultural Studies
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Naidoo, Sarojini – South African Journal of Education, 2019
Non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) has become an increasingly worrying phenomenon among adolescents and young adults. This study sought to address the paucity of data about the prevalence, nature, and functions of NSSI in the South African context. The Inventory of Statements about Self-harm and the Beck Depression Inventory-II were administered to…
Descriptors: Self Destructive Behavior, Injuries, Adolescents, Young Adults
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Avci, Filiz; Kirbaslar, Fatma Gülay; Sesen, Burcin Acar – South African Journal of Education, 2019
In this study we aimed to analyse the effects of the Instructional Curriculum based on Cooperative Learning (ICBCL) prepared for the subjects, the orders of electrons and chemical properties, chemical bonds, compounds and their formulas, and mixtures on 7th grade learners' learning achievements, motivations to learn science, and their attitudes…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Science Instruction, Chemistry, Grade 7
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Gcelu, Ntombizandile – South African Journal of Education, 2019
This study focused on the effectiveness of stakeholder collaboration in the prevention of learner pregnancy in secondary schools. Literature indicates that teamwork is a powerful tool for positive results and that stakeholder collaboration is key to preventing learner pregnancy. The author believes that formal and informal collaboration are…
Descriptors: Stakeholders, Cooperation, Prevention, Pregnancy
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