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Hsu, LiWei; Chen, Yen-Jung – South African Journal of Education, 2019
With the ongoing innovation of instructional technologies there has been an emerging call to examine what types of knowledge teachers require to survive in the era of cloud pedagogy. In response to this call we proposed a research model -- TLPACK -- which is based on technological pedagogical content knowledge (TPACK), information communication…
Descriptors: Technological Literacy, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Information Technology, Elementary School Teachers
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Lara-Porras, Ana María; Rueda-García, María del Mar; Molina-Muñoz, David – South African Journal of Education, 2019
The aim of this paper is to analyse the students' performance in the mathematical competency aspect of the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2015 tests and to compare 5 Spanish regions in this respect -- Navarra, Castile-León and Catalonia, with results above the national average; and Extremadura and Andalusia, with results…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Mathematics Achievement
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Coetzee, Daniella – South African Journal of Education, 2019
If the intention of South African education legislation is to professionalise teachers, and if this is seen as empowering them for their task, connected to quality education, then it is indeed a worthy ideal. However, pedagogical values have been redefined within a neoliberalist framework, serving corporate culture and lowering the pedagogical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ideology, Neoliberalism, Professionalism
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Vuckovic, Smiljana Ðukicin; Ivkov-Džigurski, Andelija; Bibic, Ljubica Ivanovic; Jovanov, Jelena Milankovic; Stojšic, Ivan – South African Journal of Education, 2019
This study was conducted to determine the attitudes of teachers concerning inclusion in schools all over Serbia. The respondents were teachers of different subjects who were tasked to anonymously complete the provided closed-type questionnaire (970 respondents). Primary and secondary school teachers from urban and rural areas of the Republic of…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Inclusion, Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers
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Kruger, Erika – South African Journal of Education, 2019
Neoliberalism has adjusted society's role allocations related to who is responsible for looking after the welfare of whom. Based on the assumption of advancing human well-being, the neoliberal narrative renders the individual free, autonomous, and selfsufficient, but also with the obligation to assume responsibility for their own welfare. This…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Neoliberalism, Well Being, Teaching Conditions
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Jacobs, Lynette; Teise, Kevin L. G. – South African Journal of Education, 2019
Teachers in South Africa experience exceptionally high levels of bullying in the workplace, in particular, bullying that relates to their profession. As research has shown that the organisational culture can either inhibit or promote bullying, in this paper we consider the possibility that neoliberalism creates an environment for workplace…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching Conditions, Bullying, School Culture
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Combrinck, Celeste; Mtsatse, Nangamso – South African Journal of Education, 2019
South Africa participated in the electronic version of the Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (ePIRLS) in 2016 but faced many challenges during implementation. Accurate databases on information and communication technologies (ICT) capacity of schools were not available for sampling in Gauteng, many schools had old and/or…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade 4, International Assessment, Achievement Tests
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Bipath, Keshni; Venketsamy, Roy; Naidoo, Linda – South African Journal of Education, 2019
Teacher absenteeism is of concern in today's developing educational climate. In South Africa, where education itself is a contested terrain, and decades of disadvantage still impact resources and skills, despite democracy, it is a compelling challenge. This paper, based on a study of how independent primary schools in Gauteng, South Africa, manage…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attendance, Employee Absenteeism, Elementary School Teachers
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Wolhuter, Charl; van der Walt, JL – South African Journal of Education, 2019
The aim of this article is to explicate and critically assess the roles and impact of the two major societal forces currently driving the global education expansion project, namely the neoliberal economic revolution and the creed of human rights. The article provides a framework for the collection of articles following in this special issue in…
Descriptors: Neoliberalism, Civil Rights, Global Education, Educational Policy
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Marovah, Tendayi – South African Journal of Education, 2019
The need to include citizenship education in the school curriculum has been considered as significant for advancing democratic values, social justice, and human development. Debates on citizenship formation focus on various dimensions, such as human rights and global citizenship with limited focus on how "curriculum transposition" of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Citizenship Education, Democratic Values, Social Justice
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Garira, Elizabeth; Howie, Sarah; Plomp, Tjeerd – South African Journal of Education, 2019
This study sought to analyse quality of education and its evaluation in Zimbabwean primary schools. A qualitative research methodology was adopted. Thirty-five schools, 73 teachers, 15 school administrators and four Education Officials participated in the study. Data were collected through interviews and questionnaires and analysed through…
Descriptors: Educational Assessment, Educational Quality, Foreign Countries, Administrator Attitudes
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Naidoo, Parvathy – South African Journal of Education, 2019
One of the reasons attributed to the continuous decline in student performance and low educational outcomes in public schools is the poor leadership displayed by many principals. Despite the fact that there are no stringent criteria for the appointment of school principals or prerequisite qualifications, principals do have the potential to lead…
Descriptors: School Administration, Public Schools, Principals, Administrator Qualifications
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Kapofu, Lifeas Kudakwashe – South African Journal of Education, 2019
Framed within Schein's culture model, this study re-centres teacher culture as a key variable in pedagogic settings. Teachers' cultures or basic assumptions in a culturally diverse desegregated school are explored as a crucial dictate in the emergence of the context in which teaching and learning materialises. Through engagement in a focused…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ethnography, Science Teachers, Science Instruction
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Kwatubana, Siphokazi; Bosch, Mark – South African Journal of Education, 2019
The pursuit of excellence in preparing student teachers for the teaching profession is a never-ending endeavour. This study aimed at investigating the value of teaching practice as perceived by the participants, how they determined such value using human judgement and whether value judgement can be used as a form of reflection during teaching…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Teacher Certification, Value Judgment, Practicums
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Baltaoglu, Meltem Gökdag; Güven, Meral – South African Journal of Education, 2019
The purpose of this study is to analyse the relationship between the perceptions of self-efficacy, as well as learning styles and strategies of teacher candidates at Anadolu University, in terms of various variables. We used correlational analysis to define the relationship between efficacy, learning styles, and strategies. The research population…
Descriptors: Correlation, Self Efficacy, Learning Strategies, Cognitive Style
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