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A case study of girls' participation in physical science at a rural high school.
The study aimed to add to our understanding of why many girls in rural high schools were not choosing to study Physical Science. A case study of a local high school was used as the research method. Questionnaires to the ...
"The silent sepulchral effects of stigma" : a study of the effects of HIV and AIDS-related stigma on the learners at Ndweni Primary school and its surrounding community situated in the North Durban area in Kwazulu-Natal.
The effects of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV and AIDS)-related stigma in Ndweni preclude learning and the humane treatment of people living with HIV or AIDS (PL WHA). This ...
Educator, learner and the abolition of corporal punishment in a rural isiZulu-medium school in Harding, KwaZulu-Natal.
This thesis examines the impact of the abolition of corporal punishment on boy behaviour in a rural IsiZulu-medium school in Harding, Kwazulu-Natal. The school is made up of black learners and educators. As far back as ...
An exploration of teaching practices of special needs educators in the context of building an inclusive education system.
In the past learners with disabilities have experienced severe forms of discrimination, isolation and separation. They were perceived as persons with deficits and in need of help. They were separated from society as they ...
The use by students of formative feedback for improving their writing : a study of student self-observation reports in an academic writing module at the University of Zululand.
This study analyses students' use of formative feedback through a case study of a foundation-type academic literacy module at the University of Zululand. The research paradigm incorporates both a critical and a constructivist ...
Development of a model to support professional development of primary mathematics teachers in Mauritius.
This study reflects the phenomenological and empirical description of the researcher's experience as a secondary school teacher, teacher educator and researcher at a teacher training institute. The study was prompted by ...
Pregnant at the wrong time : experiences of being a pregnant young woman while schooling : selected Lesotho cases.
This study is an exploration of participants' experiences of being pregnant as young women. The study attempts to respond to the following set of questions: What are the issues that surround young women's pregnancy in ...
Computer mediation in support of a constructivist learning strategy at an historically black university in Limpopo, South Africa.
This implementation study set out to establish the impact of a constructivist-informed,
Educators' experiences of an appraisal system in an independent school in KwaZulu-Natal.
This mini-dissertation reports on a case study of teachers' perceptions of the performance appraisal system used at an independent school in the greater Durban area in Kwa-Zulu Natal. As the system was implemented at a ...
The gendered assumptions of national and provincial policy documents in South Africa : teachers, sexuality and HIV/AIDS education in schools.
In the recent past, teachers in South African secondary schools have begun to give lessons on life skills, sexuality and HIV/AIDS. The lessons are located within the curriculum in the learning areas of Life Orientation ...