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Salie, Maimona; Moletsane, Mokgadi; Mukuna, Robert Kananga – South African Journal of Education, 2020
In the study reported on here, we focused on the use of English as language of learning and teaching (LoLT) for isiXhosa-speaking Foundation Phase learners in a historically disadvantaged school in the Western Cape, South Africa. It was a qualitative case study within an interpretive research paradigm. We used focus groups and interviews for data…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged Schools, Language of Instruction, Language Usage, English (Second Language)
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McMahon, Mary; Watson, Mark – South African Journal of Education, 2020
The concept of decent work is intuitively desirable, an ideal to strive for, and a human right. Awareness of the decent work agenda has been raised in career counselling and is posing challenges about what role, if any, career counselling can play towards the achievement of sustainable decent work for all. Feeding into the social justice values of…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Social Justice, Labor Market, Civil Rights
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Elçi, Ebru; Uzunboylu, Hüseyin – South African Journal of Education, 2020
The aim of the study reported on here was to develop a universal and cultural values scale (UCVS) to measure the universal and cultural values to be incorporated in primary education. The items measured were derived from an item pool prepared with expert consultation. The study was conducted with 360 fifth-grade students who attended primary…
Descriptors: Test Construction, Values Education, Elementary School Students, Grade 5
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Maree, Jacobus Gideon – South African Journal of Education, 2020
In this article I report on how conscious knowledge could be connected with subconscious advice through career construction counselling to resolve the career choice indecision of a postgraduate psychology student. The participant was purposively selected from a number of people attending a course in narrative career counselling. An explanatory,…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Career Counseling, Decision Making, Graduate Students
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Ozcan, Deniz; Uzunboylu, Huseyin – South African Journal of Education, 2020
The aim of this study was to determine the perceptions of school counsellors who work with gifted students in the school environment. A qualitative research design was used in this study. The participants were 52 school counsellors who work in primary schools of private colleges accepting gifted students in Turkey. A semi-structured interview…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Counselors, Counselor Attitudes, Academically Gifted
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Javed, Tariq; Asghar, Muhammad Aslam; Nazak, Nazneen – South African Journal of Education, 2020
In this article we report on the association between teacher feedback and scholastic attainment at Secondary School Certificate (SSC) level in Pakistan. The study was conducted with data collected from Pakistani secondary school teachers and students through a survey study using multistage sampling. The objectives of the study were (1) to explore…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Correlation, Academic Achievement, High School Students
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Riveiro-Villodres, Laura Erundina; Blanco-Encomienda, Francisco Javier; Latorre-Medin, Maria José – South African Journal of Education, 2020
Modern society has plunged us into a maelstrom of telematics information with little control. Teachers from any field must be trained in order to pass on the confidence and values to withstand this media pressure to their students. To this end, one of the areas of knowledge on which greater emphasis should be placed is that related to emotional…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Music Teachers, Music Education, Teacher Attitudes
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Abdul-Rahaman, Nurudeen; Rongting, Zhou; Wan, Ming; Iddrisu, Issah; Abdul Rahaman, Abdul Basit; Amadu, Latif – South African Journal of Education, 2020
Successive governments, both military and civilian regimes, funded senior high school education in Ghana to increase access and improve quality since the nation attained independence on 6 March 1957. In the study reported on here we adopted a quantitative research method using secondary data from five public senior high schools in the Wa…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Access to Education, High Schools, Federal Aid
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du Plessis, Pierre – South African Journal of Education, 2020
With the promulgation of the South African Schools Act, public education in South Africa was decentralised and communities were made responsible for the governance of public schools. White Paper 1 on Education and Training confirmed the inability of the state to meet the financial requirements of public education. Despite the fact that school…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Educational Finance, Money Management
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Makoelle, Tsediso Michael; Burmistrova, Valeriya – South African Journal of Education, 2020
The implementation of inclusive education in South African schools has resulted in more demands being placed on them to make provision for the inclusion of learners with special educational needs in mainstream classrooms. This has brought about substantial changes regarding school financing in order to cater for a diverse learner population. This…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Inclusion, Equal Education, Social Justice
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Sayed, Yusuf; Motala, Shireen; Carel, David; Ahmed, Rashid – South African Journal of Education, 2020
Equity and redress, in and through education, are fundamental commitments of the new South African democratic government that ensued in 1994 after a brutal and protracted history of colonial and apartheid segregation and oppression denied the majority black population the fundamental right to equitable and quality education. A raft of ambitious…
Descriptors: Governance, Educational Finance, Educational Policy, Foreign Countries
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Lumadi, Mutendwahothe Walter – South African Journal of Education, 2020
The advent of democracy in South Africa triggered notable reforms to the financing of quality education, and curriculum design and innovation. The ulterior motive behind this study was to underscore the correlation between inadequate financial resources and learners' achievement. School finance reform was found to contribute to learner achievement…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Finance Reform, Curriculum Development, Educational Innovation
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Chanee, Albert – South African Journal of Education, 2020
Since the advent of democracy in 1994, access to quality and equitable education still remains a challenge in the Gauteng province. As an intervention to improve access and quality of learning in all schools, especially township schools, the Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) declared schools across Quintiles 1 to 3 throughout the province to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Achievement Gap, Grade 12, Public Schools
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Mestry, Raj – South African Journal of Education, 2020
The Amended National Norms and Standards for School Funding (ANNSSF) policy of 2006 introduced a funding model to address equity in public schooling. Schools are ranked into one of five quintiles of which quintile 1 represents the poorest schools and quintile 5 the most affluent. The ANNSSF policy proposes that the state provide more funding for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Schools, Fees, School Administration
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Myende, Phumlani Erasmus; Bhengu, Thamsanqa Thulani; Kunene, Isiah Sizwe – South African Journal of Education, 2020
Efficient and equitable use of financial resources has been one of the education policy objectives to achieve quality in education. Subsequently, the achievement of efficient and equitable use of financial resources in schools depends on the principals' understanding of their role in managing financial resources. However, evidence spanning…
Descriptors: Principals, Money Management, Educational Quality, Educational Finance
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