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Contextual factors associated with mathematics anxiety : perceptions of teachers and students at a secondary school in Kwazulu-Natal.
This study explores the phenomenon of mathematics anxiety with respect to a group of matric students at a secondary school in KwaZulu-Natal. The contextual factors associated with mathematics anxiety were examined from ...
The impact of educational resources on the teaching and learning of geography in secondary schools.
The advancing technology worldwide is a challenge to every creature on planet earth. People are thirsty for knowledge and resources to achieve their goals. Resource as the word implies is anything that a teacher can use ...
Performance of students in three KwaZulu-Natal Colleges of Education of the Open University preparatory course 'Into science'.
The aim of this research was to contribute towards the evaluation of a trialled preparatory science programme called 'Into Science', by investigating to what extent there was an improvement in the participating students' ...
Critical dialogues with self: developing teacher identities and role.
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The effects of violence on academic achievement : a case study of Amandlethu secondary school.
This study examines the role played by violence in poor academic achievement. Violence perpetrated by the stakeholders, i.e. teachers, pupils, the community, is the main focus of this study. The matric results of the school, ...
Analysis of dynamic assessment as an alternative to static assessment using the group administration of Feuerstein's learning potential assessment device.
Vygotsky (1978, as cited in Day, Engelhardt, Maxwell and Bolig, 1997) argued that a complete profile of intellectual competence must include both static measures of what the child already knows and dynamic measures of ...
The attitudes of grade one teachers in Pietermaritzburg to the training they have received on outcomes based education (OBE).
This study investigated the attitudes of Grade One teachers in Pietermaritzburg to the training they have received on Outcomes Based Education (OBE). A questionaire was developed by the researcher from documentation used ...
The implementation of outcomes-based education in the foundation phase in the North Durban region, in different school climates.
Outcomes-Based Education (OBE) has been used successfully in many States in the United States of America, New Zealand and Denmark. Much of the information contained in the theoretical literature relates to America. In ...
An investigation into the use of South African Broadcasting Corporation School T.V. in enhancing teaching and learning in the foundation phase at Acacia Primary School.
Television is an extremely powerful and influential medium and if utilized appropriately it could promote literacy and revive a culture of teaching and learning in South Africa. The significance of educational television ...
A critical examination of the graduate assistant scholarship programme at Technikon Natal as a staff development mechanism.
This exploratory case study investigated the Graduate Assistant (GA) Scholarship Programme at Technikon Natal (TN) as a staff development mechanism. Although GA programmes are not a new concept and have been used internationally ...