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The effects of examination-driven teaching on mathematics achievement in Grade 10 school-based high-stakes examinations
Various efforts are underway to improve achievement in high-stakes examinations in school mathematics. This article reports on one such initiative which focuses on the development of quality teaching of school mathematics ...
Brexit: some implications for African higher Education
(Taylor & Francis, 2018)
This article considers how the decisions of the UK government, following the Brexit referendum, may impact on higher education in Africa. Ghana and South Africa are the two countries chosen to exemplify the claim that ...
Factors influencing the in-service programmes: Case study of teachers with learner-centred strategies in Blue Waters setting
(Education Association of South Africa, 2018)
Key policies on teacher development emphasise the necessity of a teaching force that is competent to apply learner-centred practices. Barriers to learning, like poverty, present huge classroom challenges and have implications ...
Working the ‘in-between-spaces’ for transformation within the academy
(South African Journal of Education, 2018)
This paper considers the importance of ‘in-between spaces’ within the academy for challenging dominant institutional culture and hegemonic power relations towards a ‘de-colonised’ university. It questions ‘mainstreaming’ ...
The body as blind spot: Towards lived experience and a body-specific philosophy in education
(UNISA Press, 2018)
What do the philosophies of phenomenological scholars such as Husserl, Heidegger and Merleau-Ponty tell us about education in South Africa? How can we use the philosophies of these scholars to develop the minds of our ...
Creating ‘safe-ish’ learning spaces—attempts to practice an ethics of care
(South African Journal of Higher Education, 2018)
One way to approach the project of decolonising the university is to employ decolonising pedagogies, which allow the whole of people’s lived experience into teaching and learning spaces, affirm this experience as worthy ...