Browsing Research Articles (Early Childhood Education) by Issue Date

Browsing Research Articles (Early Childhood Education) by Issue Date

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  • Becker, L.R.; Beukes, Lukas D.; Botha, Antoinette; Botha, A.C.; Botha, Jan Jakobus; Botha, M.; Cloete, Dina J.; Cloete, Johann L.; Coetzee, Corene; De Beer, L.J.; De Bruin, D.J.; De Jager, L.; De Villiers, J.J.R. (Rian); Du Toit, Cecilia Magdalena; Engelbrecht, Alta; Evans, Rinelle; Haupt, Maria Margaretha Catharina (Grietjie); Heyns, Danielle; Howatt, L.M.; Joubert, A.P.; Joubert, Ina; Niemann, A.C.; Phatudi, Nkidi Caroline; Randall, Elize; Rauscher, Willem Johannes; Rautenbach, W.C.; Scholtz, S.; Schultz, J.C.; Swart, Ronel; Van Aswegen, Hendrika Johanna; Van Heerden, Judith Cornelia (Judy); Van Vollenhoven, Willem J.; Van Wyk, Elmarie M.; Van Wyk, Johannes G.U.; Van der Walt, C.A.; Van der Westhuizen, Carol N.; Vermeulen, Dorette; Vorster, A. (Springer Verlag (Germany), 2004-09)
    In South Africa, recent government plans to change the institutional landscape of higher education have resulted in mergers of colleges into universities or technikons. The research reported in this article focuses solely ...
  • Van Rooyen, Linda; Van den Berg, Dirk Nicolaas (A B Academic, 2009)
    The primary aim of this study was to explore the lived-experiences of teachers who were responsible for the presentation of the official HIV & AIDS Programme of the Department of Education of South Africa. The study was ...
  • Steyn, Miemsie G.; Kamper, Gerrit D. (Suid Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap & Kuns, 2009-12)
    The brown population in South Africa is not only faced with numerous social, economic and political challenges but also experiences a lack of collective identity. Hendricks (2005:118) points out that the origin of the brown ...
  • Du Toit, Cecilia Magdalena (Unisa Press, 2010)
    Globally, children living on the street is a tragic reality of city life in developing countries. Due to the death of primary caregivers in the wake of the AIDS pandemic and escalating poverty in South Africa, even more ...
  • Van Rooyen, Linda; Hartell, Cycil George (A B Academic, 2010)
    This article deals with the traditional custom of chastity and sexual restraint of the Swazi people, living in a ‘tiny kindom’ in Southern Africa under the current leadership of King Mswati III. The custom, referred to ...
  • Steyn, Miemsie G.; Badenhorst, Jo; Kamper, Gerrit D. (EASA, 2010)
    We focus on the impact of societal change and related societal problems on the youth of post-apartheid South Africa. Within the parameters of an eco-systemic model, it is argued that adolescents’ perspectives on their ...
  • Joubert, Ina; Ebersohn, L. (Liesel); Eloff, Irma F. (Sage, 2010-09)
    Children in South Africa are educated to identify with democratic values and democracy in post-apartheid society. As yet, we have no empirical evidence on their views on and identification with the new South African ...
  • Steyn, Miemsie G.; Kamper, Gerrit D. (Central University of Technology, Free State, 2011)
    South Africa underwent political reform in 1994 from an apartheid government to a democratic state. Former white universities, known for their high standards and academic excellence, experienced an influx of black ...
  • Steyn, Miemsie G.; Harris, T.; Hartell, Cycil George (Unisa Press, 2011)
    The purpose of this research project was to explore how Black students perceive the reasons for the low enrolment of Black students in the Foundation Phase teacher education and training programmes at universities. Focus ...
  • Kamper, Gerrit D.; Steyn, Miemsie G. (SAGE, 2011-06)
    In view of the challenge which higher education constitutes for most black South African students, this study focuses on study elements and aspects which black students regard as helpful and supportive. Our research ...
  • Joubert, Ina (EASA, 2012)
    This article is about an investigation of eight-year-old children’s life experiences as child citizens in democratic South Africa, their right to be listened to and to participate in the democracy. Research indicates ...
  • Mudzielwana, Ndileleni Paulinah; Joubert, Ina; Phatudi, Nkidi Caroline; Hartell, Cycil George (University of Venda, School of Human and Social Sciences, 2012)
    The main objective of the study was to explore how teachers teach reading comprehension to Grade 3 Tshivenda-speaking learners. This qualitative study was prompted by the low levels of reading amongst these Grades 3 learners ...
  • Kamper, Gerrit D.; Steyn, Miemsie G. (Suid Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap & Kuns, 2012-06)
    The research was prompted by the assumption that the many problems in South African education (e.g. continuous curiculum changes, insufficient in-service training and support, classroom overcrowding, discipline ...
  • Botha, Marie; Onwu, Gilbert O.M. (Center for the Study of International Cooperation in Education, Hiroshima University, 2013)
    This article is about professional teacher identity (PTI) formation of two foundation phase (pre-primary and primary level) teachers in their first year of teaching early science mathematics and technology (SMT) in two ...
  • Joubert, Ina; Fraser, William John; Sentsho, Mpoye L. (SAGE, 2013)
    The study explores the response of rural primary school children to road safety education programmes. In this qualitative research project, we employed an interpretivist paradigm to investigate and understand children’s ...
  • Koekemoer, Tiane; Ebersohn, L. (Liesel); Joubert, Ina; Moen, Melanie Carmen (LitNet, 2013-12)
    Leesreekse is die bekendste leesmateriaal wat in die klaskamer gebruik word om leesonderrig te ondersteun. Die keuse van geskikte leesreekse is egter problematies, omdat daar 'n gebrek aan wetenskaplik-begronde maatstawwe ...
  • Bruwer, Marietjie; Hartell, Cycil George; Steyn, Miemsie G. (University of Johannesburg, 2014)
    A significant number of young learners entering into Grade 1 in South Africa have not reached the required level of readiness for formal learning due to inadequate early learning experiences. As found in many studies ...
  • Mugweni, Rose M.; Phatudi, Nkidi Caroline; Hartell, Cycil George (Scholarlink Resource Centre Limited, 2014)
    This study explored teachers’ experiences in teaching HIV and AIDS as a subject in secondary schools in Zimbabwe. The Concerns-Based Adoption Model (CBAM) guided the study. Twenty teachers, four school heads and two ...
  • Gous, Jennifer Glenda; Eloff, Irma F.; Moen, Melanie Carmen (Routledge, 2014)
    Inclusive education has become a practice that has been adopted by many schools across the globe and most usually in first-world countries. As a whole-school system, it occurs less frequently in developing countries ...
  • Adebanji, Opeyemi Temilola; Phatudi, Nkidi Caroline; Hartell, Cycil George (Mediterranean Center of Social & Educational Research, 2014-03)
    This paper explores the effects of the encounter between the host and home cultures on Zimbabwean immigrant children’s acculturation and academic performance in the Foundation Phase in two South African primary schools. ...