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An analysis of teachers' methods of teaching numeracy skills in Standard 10 geography in three schools in Eastern Cape Province.
This study aimed at investigating the methods used by teachers to assist the acquisition of numeracy skills by Standard 10 Geography learners. The problem of high failure rate in these skills was considered in terms of ...
An analysis of teachers' use of various means of assisting learners' performance in the second language lessons where new materials are being trialled.
This dissertation investigates the impact on classroom practice of the use of new language texts which are based on the Thinking Actively in a Social Context (TASC) model, and the principles of Communicative Language ...
An investigation of the skill level that learners demonstrate when answering questions on proportional relationships in Grade 5 at Khwezi Primary School, Pietermaritzburg and the strategies that these learners use in solving proportional problems.
The original aim of this study was to assess the effectiveness of a teaching approach based on the Means of Assisting Performance (MAP) by Tharp and Gallimore (1988) in the teaching of science to Grade 5 (Standard three) ...
A gendered analysis of the casualisation of teachers' work in a transitional society, Durban, South Africa. 1993-4.
This thesis describes the casualisation of teachers' work (in Greater Durban) during the period of the democratic transition in South Africa. It provides evidence that contract teaching exists among men and women teachers ...
An evaluation of the 'Into Science' programme and materials designed by the Open University, using perceptions of South African Colleges of Education students taking this programme.
The aim of this study was to evaluate a distance education programme and materials called 'Into Science', designed by the Open University in the United Kingdom. The perceptions of selected KwaZulu-Natal college students ...
Teachers' implicit mental models of learners' cognitive and moral development with reference to the inclusion of learners in the governing bodies of schools.
This study set out to investigate teachers' mental models of learners' cognitive and moral development, with reference to the inclusion of learners in the governing bodies of schools. Strauss' (1996), concept of implicit ...
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 ...
Exploring teacher's beliefs about the nature of science and their relationship to classroom practices : a case study with special reference to physical science teachers in the Empangeni / Richards Bay area.
This research explored the complex issue of the nature of science. The purpose of the study was to explore the relationship between teachers 's beliefs about the nature of science and their classroom practices. Limited ...
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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