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Indigenous fruits from exotic roots? : revisiting the South African occupational therapy curriculum.
This thesis explores the origins of occupational therapy in South Africa and how its birth, at the end of the Second World War, in a post-colonial era, with an emerging apartheid government, gave rise to an epistemology ...
An investigation into learner disposition and learner demonstrations of Bernstein's recognition and realisation rules.
The National Research Foundation has directed research to obtain information about learners who are entering the FET phase of education and have completed nine years of Outcomes Based Education. This study aims to ...
Discipline in a KwaZulu-Natal secondary school : the gendered experience of learners.
The study explores and describes perceptions of learners in a secondary school on how discipline is enforced at Hintsho, with particular attention to gender. Corporal punishment is one of the methods of discipline that is ...
Adolescent suicidal behaviour : a desperate cry for help.
There appears to be a need to demystify suicidal behaviour not just for the benefit of researchers and health workers but equally for parents, teachers and most importantly for adolescents themselves. The focus in this ...
A study on how university students in Durban, KZN, use the Internet during their spare time.
Various studies have been conducted around the world on students and Internet usage. These studies have been conducted on students of different age groups, from entry level, up to and including students at colleges ...
What are the factors that militate against or facilitate parental involvement in school governance? A comparative case study of two public primary schools in the northern suburbs of PIetermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Apartheid education in South Africa created and maintained deliberate inequalities between schools serving the Indian, Coloured and African communities on one hand and the White population on the other hand. The advent ...
Experiences regarding education policy changes in leadership and management roles of senior primary heads of departments : a study of two rural primary school in Umvoti Circuit.
This study is focused on documented experiences of senior primary heads of departments regarding their changed roles as a result of education policy changes in leadership and management. There are three key concepts that ...
An investigation into the school and classroom factors that contribute to learners' performing poorly in Grade 4 in a primary school in KwaZulu-Natal.
This study was undertaken to investigate the school and classroom factors that contribute
Perceptions and understandings about mental health problems of children and adolescents in Zambia : implications for innovative curriculum development for PHC practitioners.
An exploratory study covering phase 1 stages 1, 2 and 3 only was undertaken in this large hybrid research project to determine perceptions and understandings of the practitioners and the community about mental health ...