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Ndlovu, M. C. – South African Journal of Higher Education, 2011
The purpose of this chapter is to discuss how the idea of a Pedagogy of Hope is perceived, interpreted and realised at the Institute for Mathematics and Science Teaching of the University of Stellenbosch (IMSTUS). First some background information is given about the impact of the programmes which, it is argued, cannot be pinned to one Millennium…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Articulation (Education), Blended Learning, Technology Integration
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Moletsane, R.; Madiya, N. – South African Journal of Higher Education, 2011
Social issues such as HIV/AIDS, bullying, and violence have recently come to the fore in schooling and related research in South Africa. This article describes and critically analyses Masters and Ph.D. research done in education in the period 1995-2004, with particular reference to the voice given to social issues, namely: gender, violence, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Research, Schools, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
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Maistry, S. M. – South African Journal of Higher Education, 2010
South African society is characterized by high levels of poverty and unemployment. South Africa has an embarrassingly uneven distribution of income as reflected by the Gini-coefficient. While much of the country's economic ailments can be attributed to poor and selective application of economic policies during the apartheid era, there is a growing…
Descriptors: Economics, Economics Education, Economic Climate, Economically Disadvantaged
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Alexander, G.; Khabanyane, K.; Ramabenyane, J. – South African Journal of Higher Education, 2010
The purpose of this study is to highlight the importance of reflection by a higher education institution on its engagement with the community. In this article the authors demonstrate how the Faculty of Education at the University of the Free State engaged with school educators in a module concerning teaching and learning styles. A quantitative…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Cognitive Style, Teaching Styles, Rote Learning
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Steyn, G. M. – South African Journal of Higher Education, 2008
The Higher Education Quality Committee (HEQC) is responsible for the accreditation of public and private institutions and their learning programmes in South Africa. This body has identified a number of criteria in order to determine the effectiveness of school leadership preparation programmes. One of them focuses on the influence of the programme…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Foreign Countries, Instructional Leadership, Leadership Training