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Ellman, Emalda; Sonday, Amshuda; Buchanan, Helen – South African Journal of Education, 2020
Transitions are important landmarks in the educational career of youths, as successful transitions prepare them for adult life. When youths with disabilities leave school, the transition to post-school life is accompanied by several challenges. To our knowledge, there is currently limited information about how parents of youths with severe…
Descriptors: Special Schools, Adjustment (to Environment), Individualized Transition Plans, Students with Disabilities
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Al Shoura, Hamza Mahmoud; Ahmad, Aznan Che – South African Journal of Education, 2020
In the study reported on here we examined the extent of pre-service teachers' supportiveness for educational inclusion (EI) of students with severe or profound and multiple learning difficulties (SPMLD) in order to identify their attitudinal predictors, as well as the challenges faced in such a process. An attitudinal survey with 33 items was…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Students with Disabilities, Multiple Disabilities, Severe Disabilities
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Karatepe, Ramazan; Akay, Cenk – South African Journal of Education, 2020
The aim of the study reported on here was to build a structural model of the relationship between 21st-century learner skills, individual innovativeness and epistemological beliefs. Data of the study were collected with three different scales, namely, the 21st-Century Learner Skills Scale, the Epistemological Beliefs Scale, and the Individual…
Descriptors: 21st Century Skills, Innovation, Epistemology, Beliefs
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Wolhuter, Charl; Janmaat, Jan Germen; van der Walt, Johannes L.; Potgieter, Ferdinand J. – South African Journal of Education, 2020
In view of the serious moral decay in South African society, this article reports on our research regarding the role of the school in the inculcation of citizenship values (as part of the brief of South African education). We regard a set of citizenship values consonant with a democratic dispensation to be a core component of a moral order…
Descriptors: Moral Values, Citizenship Education, School Role, Democratic Values
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Anderson, Bronwynne – South African Journal of Education, 2020
This article focuses of 13 high school boys' experiences of getting into "trouble" in a former Coloured township high school in KwaZulu-Natal Province. This ethnographic study explored the reasons for boys being considered "troublesome" at school. Data collection included focus groups, semi-structured open-ended individual…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Males, Blacks
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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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Venter, Cobus J.; Maree, Jacobus G. – South African Journal of Education, 2020
The purpose of this study was to explore and assess the feasibility of counselling based on life-design principles in enhancing the career resilience of children who are exposed to family violence. The research project involved a qualitative-quantitative mode of inquiry with 6 participants chosen based on certain characteristics.…
Descriptors: Family Violence, Counseling Techniques, Counseling Effectiveness, Resilience (Psychology)
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Dzamesi, Felicia Elinam; van Heerden, Judy – South African Journal of Education, 2020
In this article we report on the development and implementation of a professional development programme for teachers of the kindergarten curriculum (4-5 year olds) in Ghana. Kindergarten teachers in Ghana have little experience and meagre training in implementing a play-based pedagogy as recommended in the national curriculum. An indigenous…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Faculty Development, Kindergarten, Preschool Teachers
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Gürefe, Nejila; Aktas, Gülfem Sarpkaya – South African Journal of Education, 2020
The teaching of mathematics does not only require the teacher to have knowledge about the subject, but the teacher also needs mathematical knowledge that is useful for the teaching and explaining thereof, as the teacher's knowledge effects the students' knowledge. A teacher should use appropriate mathematical explanation to be understood well by…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Knowledge Base for Teaching, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Teacher Competencies
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Macleod, Catriona Ida; du Toit, Ryan; Paphitis, Sharli; Kelland, Lindsay – South African Journal of Education, 2020
The barriers to education associated with menstruation vary from country to country and within countries. We report on a cross-sectional survey conducted in diverse schools in 2 districts of the Eastern Cape, South Africa. Using multi-stage sampling (stratified random sampling of schools, and purposive sampling of Grade 11 female-identified…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Barriers, Females, Physiology
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de Milander, Monique; Schall, Robert; de Bruin, Elizna; Smuts-Craft, Melissa – South African Journal of Education, 2020
Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorders (ADHD) are developmental disorders in children with 3 symptom clusters, namely hyperactivity, attention deficit and impulsivity, and a combination. We investigated the prevalence of the 3 symptom clusters and their association with learning-related skills among children aged 6 to 7 years in Bloemfontein,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Incidence, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Symptoms (Individual Disorders)
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Joubert, Carmen; Hay, Johnnie – South African Journal of Education, 2020
The study reported on in this article explored the perceived psychosocial and educational impact on educational communities by alumni of the North-West University who completed their Bachelor of Education Honours degree in Educational Psychology. This programme has been running since 2003 and aimed at training registered counsellors who need to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Psychological Services, Counselor Training, Educational Psychology
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Gamede, Vangeli Wiseman – South African Journal of Education, 2020
The South African Schools Act, 84 of 1996, articulates the establishment of School Governing Bodies, which authorises stakeholders such as parents, educators and learners to participate actively in decision-making processes pertaining to school governance. The Act further stipulates that learners, through the Representative Council of Learners,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Rural Schools, Student Participation, Participative Decision Making
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Barnett, Emma Priscilla; Maarman, Rouaan – South African Journal of Education, 2020
The purpose of the study reported on here was to investigate the implementation of the no-fee schools policy in quintile 1 schools in the Frances Baard district of the Northern Cape province. The South African schooling system categorises schools into quintile 1 to 5 schools, and, since 2006, disadvantaged learners in quintiles 1 to 3 have been…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Administrator Attitudes, Program Implementation
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