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Jelic, Milica; Nenezic, Sanja Calovic – South African Journal of Education, 2019
The aim of the research presented in this paper is to examine the factors, including pedagogical ones, that influence the development of self-control in preschool children. Numerous studies emphasise the importance of discipline in the development of self-control. The methodological part of this paper represents a qualitative research study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Education, Outcomes of Education, Self Control
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Liwane, Nontsha; Rossouw, J. P. – South African Journal of Education, 2019
In the current South African society, characterised by typical neo-liberal market-driven priorities also forced upon the education sector, the search for quality education needs careful consideration. This search has taken a prominent focus in robust academic, public, political, and school governance debates in South Africa for the past 2 decades.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Quality, Public Education, Conflict
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Oyediran-Tidings, Stella O.; Ondari-Okemwa, Ezra M.; Nekhwevha, Kenya Fhulu H. – South African Journal of Education, 2019
Types of educational information needed by learners, their level of access and librarians' supportive roles in learning are pertinent to the attainment of quality education. This study seeks to identify the types of educational information needed by high school learners and the barriers of access. The study is underpinned by the jurisprudential…
Descriptors: Information Needs, Access to Information, Librarians, Barriers
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de Jager, Thelma – South African Journal of Education, 2019
The aim of this article was to establish whether a biometric fingerprint device can be used to accurately record and improve active class participation of student teachers when attending lectures on the application of differentiated instruction. Quantitative and qualitative approaches were used to collect data. In the quantitative study a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Identification, Human Body, Measurement Techniques
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Ngwenya, Jabulisile – South African Journal of Education, 2019
This paper explores teachers' experiences of providing feedback to accounting learners in a selected rural school in South Africa. In terms of the Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statement (CAPS) for Accounting, assessment is viewed as an integral part of teaching and learning, with emphasis on continuous provision of feedback. Providing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Accounting, Rural Schools, Business Education
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Ebersöhn, Liesel – South African Journal of Education, 2019
Educational psychology professionals working in highly unequal societies require training that prepares them to resile professionally irrespective of on-going hardship and a lack of policy-level support. Educational psychology professionals who had participated in a school-based intervention study in a remote high school during their training at…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Psychology, School Psychologists, Counselor Training
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Maz-Machado, Alexander; Madrid, María José; León-Mantero, Carmen; Jiménez-Fanjul, Noelia – South African Journal of Education, 2019
This study presents the perceptions of trainee teachers regarding the realisation of practical mathematical sessions to expand on the concepts that are taught in primary education using manipulatives. For a 4-month period, a practical session with the mentioned characteristics was carried out weekly with Year 1 students of the Primary Education…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods, Manipulative Materials, Elementary School Mathematics
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Mabhoyi, Lloyd Chaurika; Seroto, Johannes – South African Journal of Education, 2019
This study investigates the impact of socio-economic conditions on at-risk students in 2 selected Chitungwiza secondary schools in Zimbabwe. At-risk students are characterised by irregular school attendance, high dropout rates, poor grade retention or sustained diminished academic achievement. At-riskness has increased in Zimbabwe's school…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Socioeconomic Influences, At Risk Students, Secondary School Students
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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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