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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 ...
Peer tutoring at a comprehensive school in KwaZulu-Natal : limits and possibilities.
In this study, an innovative 'peer tutoring' programme at a high school in KwaZuluNatal was examined. The aim of the study was to explore the limits and possibilities of this approach to enhancing learning at the school ...
Factors contributing to stress in parents of children diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.
The purpose of this study was to investigate which factors contributed to stress in parents of children diagnosed with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). The influence of the parents' gender on these stress ...
Teachers' understandings of the concept of learner-centredness in the revised national curriculum statement : a case study of two Durban township high schools.
The qualitative case study reported in this dissertation outlines the principal findings of an investigation on four teachers' understandings of the concept of learner-centredness in the Revised National Curriculum Statement ...