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Social class and community in post-apartheid South African education policy and practices.
This thesis traces and analyses the dynamics of policy formulation and implementation in South Africa over the past two decades and attempts to identify the possibilities for democratic processes to change an unequal and ...
How do the school management teams function in the context of educational change in South Africa? : the case of sixteen primary schools in the Vulindlela West Circuit, Pietermaritzburg region.
The first democratic elections in April 1994 brought about drastic changes in South African education system. One of the changes legislated in the South African Schools Act of 1996 has a profound influence on the management ...
An investigation into teachers' opinions of the technical and vocational school curriculum in the former Transkei Region.
This study attempts to investigate teachers' opinions on technical and vocational education curriculum in the light of political changes and educational policies which are emerging in South Africa. This report starts ...
Does limited English proficiency impact on schooling success for African learners? : a case study of a secondary school in Durban.
With the move towards multicultural education in South Africa, previously "whites only" schools now face the challenge of educating learners from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds. This study examined the extent ...
An exploration of mathematics learner transition from primary school to secondary school.
This research study explores six primary school learners’ transition to secondary school and the influences that this may or may not have had on their mathematical performances. The study was carried out over a seven month ...
Curriculum change and outcomes-based education : a case study of two primary schools in Reservoir Hills.
This study attempts to explore, through a qualitative approach, teachers' attitudes towards curriculum change in general and OBE in particular as a curriculum innovation. Teachers' perceptions, understandings of and readiness ...
Implementing OBE : a pilot study of grade one teachers' understanding of curriculum change.
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An investigation into leadership in a junior secondary school in Lusikisiki district, Eastern Cape, with special focus on evidence for the existence of transformational leadership.
The dilemma in South African schools can be attributed to the lack of legitimacy created apartheid system and its policies during the previous dispensation. The apartheid school system was characterized by inequality: ...
An investigation into leadership in a high school in the Pinetown District of the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Education and Culture, with special reference to characteristics of transformational leadership.
The apartheid Education System in South African schools which was in existence prior to the introduction of democracy was based on a top-down management and leadership. The system of management and leadership was extremely ...
The school as a learning organisation : educators' perceptions at a high school in the central Durban area.
1994 heralded in a new dispensation for South Africa. The change from an apartheid system to one of democracy brought with it much hope and excitement for the future. In terms of education there was need to transform the ...