Browsing Research Articles (Early Childhood Education) by Title

Browsing Research Articles (Early Childhood Education) by Title

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  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Botha, Annelie; Joubert, Ina; Hugo, Anna (University of Johannesburg, 2016-12-01)
    A new generation of children are learning the importance of democratic values at a level which makes sense to them. Appropriate ‘democratic values’ for South Africa are set out in the Constitution, and the national ...
  • Cassim, Nabeelah; Moen, Melanie Carmen (Education Association of South Africa, 2020-02)
    Grade 1 learners in South Africa are not receiving the quality education they deserve. Early Childhood Education forms the basis of all education; however, numerous challenges in the South African education system impede ...
  • Moodley, D.; Smith, C.G.A.; Joubert, Ina; Singh, P.; Sookraj, R.; Zama, Z. (Unisa Press, 2016)
    Determining a space for collaborative activities involves the creation of a unique space which encourages reciprocal learning and the creation of products that can benefit all participants. The aim of this article was to ...
  • Prins, Chevonne; Joubert, Ina; Ferreira-Prevost, Judite; Moen, Melanie Carmen (Education Association of South Africa, 2019-08)
    Discipline is essential to learning, but in culturally diverse groups it could become a challenge for teachers. Positive discipline, respect for human rights and the creation of a sense of belonging promotes culturally ...
  • Du Preez, Hannelie; Joubert, Ina; Middeljans, Hilda (Intellect, 2019-03)
    Among the contemporary needs of democratic societies are citizens learning to be adaptable, ethical, innovative, literate and aware of socio-scientific issues. To cultivate such citizens requires coherent early childhood ...
  • Du Toit, Nina; Eloff, Irma F.; Moen, Melanie Carmen (Suid Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap & Kuns, 2014-06)
    Alhoewel die begrip inklusiewe onderwys en opleiding verwys na 'n relatief nuwe sisteem in Suid-Afrika, vorm dit 'n integrale deel van die breër onderwysondersteuningstelsel. Die skoolondersteuningspan verskaf ondersteuning ...
  • Steyn, Miemsie G.; Hartell, Cycil George; Harris, Teresa (Sage, 2016-08)
    Although the Black student population in South Africa now amounts to 72% of student enrolments in higher education, the same trend is not experienced in early childhood education (ECE). Research suggests that cultural ...
  • Joubert, Ina; Phatudi, Nkidi Caroline; Moen, Melanie Carmen; Harris, Teresa T. (Wiley, 2015-09)
    The study contextualises the position of child citizens in the South African democracy and highlights how education for democratic citizenship is employed through a literacy-based approach. The qualitative study was ...
  • Joubert, Ina; Ebersohn, L. (Liesel); Ferreira, Ronel; Du Plessis, Loraine; Moen, Melanie Carmen (SAGE, 2014-08)
    The purpose of this study was to explore and describe the nature of a reading culture in a rural secondary school in South Africa before and after a literacy intervention. The systems theory with interpretivism as the ...
  • 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. ...
  • Moen, Melanie Carmen; Shon, Phillip (Routledge, 2020)
    Women have been primarily discussed as victims and offenders in intimate partner homicides and offenders in infanticides. In the parricide literature, women have been depicted as overly domineering and controlling figures ...
  • Thuketana, Nkhensani Susan; Westhof, Liesel (AOSIS, 2018-11-20)
    BACKGROUND : The Foundation Phase in education provides the primary building blocks for children’s foundation and development. From personal experiences as educators, we observed that young learners who work together in ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...