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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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Iskandar; Jumadi; Sastradika, Dedi; Defrianti, Denny – South African Journal of Education, 2021
The aim of the research reported on here was to identify teachers' comprehension of technological pedagogical content knowledge (TPACK) integrated with emotional quotient (EQ). We used mixed-method research with an explanatory model. The subjects of this research were 30 teachers who participated in the teacher certification programme and 30 who…
Descriptors: Technological Literacy, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Emotional Intelligence, Teacher Education Programs
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Petrus, Theodore – South African Journal of Education, 2021
Gangs and gang violence continue to be serious challenges throughout South Africa, but especially in cities such as Cape Town and Port Elizabeth. In the northern areas of Port Elizabeth, hardly a day goes by without at least 1 report in the local news media about gang-related incidents. Most of the gangs in the northern areas have organised and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Environment, Juvenile Gangs, Recruitment
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Chimbunde, Pfuurai; Kgari-Masondo, Maserole Christina – South African Journal of Education, 2021
The impromptu launch of the 2015 to 2022 Zimbabwean social studies curriculum invited vilifications and public outcries from parents, teachers and other key stakeholders professing numerous challenges. In this article, we report on the teachers' representation of the mitigation strategies to abate the aforesaid challenges. This interpretive case…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Studies, Curriculum Implementation, National Curriculum
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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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Thajane, S. B.; Masitsa, M. G. – South African Journal of Education, 2021
Despite numerous attempts by the Free State Department of Education to train primary school principals on how to design and implement school policies, numerous schools do not implement school policies satisfactorily. In this article we examine the implementation of school policies in township primary schools in the Free State province, South…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, School Policy, Public Agencies
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Tseeke, Mahlape – South African Journal of Education, 2021
In the study reported on here I explored teachers' perceived self-efficacy in responding to the needs of learners with visual impairment in mainstream secondary schools. A descriptive qualitative case study was used as a strategy of inquiry to source data from 6 teachers who taught in inclusive classrooms in mainstream schools. Data were collected…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Students with Disabilities, Visual Impairments, Foreign Countries
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Xaba, Mgadla Isaac; Mofokeng, Salome Kelly – South African Journal of Education, 2021
In the study reported on here we investigated the nature of the organisational climates of well-performing, historically disadvantaged secondary schools. These schools were designated for Black learners during the apartheid era in townships and rural areas. Despite their "disadvantagedness", many of these schools have consistently…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Organizational Climate, High Achievement, Disadvantaged Schools
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Magaña-Medina, Deneb Elí; Aquino-Zúñiga, Silvia Patricia; Valdés-Cuervo, Angel Alberto; Parra-Pérez, Lizeth Guadalupe – South African Journal of Education, 2021
Adopting learner-centred teaching approaches is important to advance student performance in Mexican rural communities, which have historically been disadvantaged. Yet, little research exists on the factors that might promote the use of this teaching approach. In the study reported on here we examined the associations between principals'…
Descriptors: Transformational Leadership, Student Centered Learning, Principals, Educational Environment
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Smit, Tanya; du Toit, Pieter H. – South African Journal of Education, 2021
During work integrated learning (WIL), pre-service mentoring helps prepare final-year education students for the workplace. The pre-service teacher is placed alongside a mentor teacher, and the higher education institution (HEI) stipulates the timeline and the requirements. This study follows a wide-ranging research project, identified by the…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Professionalism, Curriculum Design, Mentors
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Green, Lena; Collett, Karen – South African Journal of Education, 2021
In this article we argue that school leaders should ensure that teachers experience a supportive professional learning community committed to collaborative, thoughtful inquiry and be enabled to create similar communities in their classrooms. This study followed on one published in 2017 that explored school leaders' responses to an introduction to…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Thinking Skills, Skill Development, Communities of Practice
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Berrios Aguayo, Beatriz; Arazola Ruano, Cristina; Pantoja Vallejo, Antonio – South African Journal of Education, 2021
Development and dissemination of innovative pedagogies continues to be one of the challenges of the 21st century. The visible deficiencies in the educational field have highlighted the need for other types of pedagogies that promote complete student development. Gardner's theory about multiple intelligences (MIs) has great potential that has not…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Multiple Intelligences, Learning Theories, Correlation
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Okeke, Chinedu Ifedi; Nyanhoto, Enock – South African Journal of Education, 2021
In the study reported on here we employed the interpretivist qualitative approach to explore the recruitment and retention of male educators in preschool centres. Purposive sampling was used to select 2 preschool owners, 2 principals, 4 preschool educators and 2 male educators in the Foundation Phase. Data were obtained by in-depth interviewing…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Males, Teacher Recruitment, Teacher Persistence
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Nkomo, Duduzile; Mulaudzi, Peter; Dube, Buyisani – South African Journal of Education, 2021
With this study we sought to investigate the effectiveness of assessment of learners with dyslexia in mainstream primary schools in the Bubi district of Matabeleland North, Zimbabwe. An exploratory case study design of the qualitative approach was adopted. Semi-structured individual interviews and focus group interviews (FGI) were used to collect…
Descriptors: Students with Disabilities, Elementary School Students, Young Children, Early Intervention
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