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Suggesting Lozanov : suggestopedia and creative writing at a high school in Durban, South Africa.
Suggestopedia (also sometimes referred to as "Accelerated Learning") is a teaching methodology that claims to remove barriers to learning rather than teach students how to learn. Developed by Bulgarian psychotherapist and ...
Language matters in a rural commercial farm community : exploring language use and implementation of the language-in-education policy.
The release of the Language-in-Education Policy (LiEP) in July 1997 marked a fundamental and almost radical break from the state-driven language policy of the apartheid government, to one that recognizes cultural diversity ...
English studies and language teaching : epistemological access and discursive critique in South Africa.
This study investigates ways in which English Studies at Rhodes University, the University of the Witwatersrand, the University of Natal, and the University of Sydney responded to linguistic and academic literacy needs of ...
Contextualizing the use of biblically derived and metaphysical imagery in the work of Black artists from KwaZulu-Natal : c1930-2002.
As art historians uncover the many sources and catalysts that have contributed to the emergence of black contemporary art in South Africa, one of the principal influences is that derived from the Christian mission churches ...
School language change led by internal change agents : interrogating the sustainability of school language change initiatives.
Amid the dearth of implementation of South Africa’s post-apartheid Language-in-education policy which encourages multilingualism and recognizes the value of instruction in the home language of learners, internal change ...
Developing reading strategies in higher education through the use of integrated reading/writing activities : a study at a university of technology in South Africa.
Higher education in South Africa faces severe challenges due to the under preparedness of many students entering the system. Research (Perkins 1991; Pretorius 2000, 2005; Balfour 2002) has shown that many students who enter ...
Attitudes towards the implementation of isiZulu as a subject in selected Durban high schools in 2006 and its implications for language planning and policy in South Africa.
This study examines the attitudes of learners, teachers, governing body members, principals and parents towards the implementation of isiZulu as a subject in selected Durban High Schools and its implications for language ...
Processing heard versus transcribed English vocabulary in English second language (ESL) learners : a quasi-experimental study at a secondary school in KwaZulu-Natal.
At a technically biased secondary school in KwaZulu-Natal, teachers of Grade 12 English Second Language (ESL) learners, including myself, found it problematic to assess students' writing which is often fraught with spelling ...
Girl guides : towards a model of female guides in ancient epic.
Numerous ancient epics and their heroes share certain characteristics. Lord Raglan and Joseph Campbell, among others, developed these characteristics into hero models. In their models, it is mentioned that many heroes ...
Rural educators' implementation of the National Curriculum Statements' arts and culture learning area : the educators' narratives.
I am employed by the Department of Education as a Senior Education Specialist,