Venketsamy, Thungavel (Roy); Sibanda, Sophie Deliwe(University of the Free State, 2021-06)
Teachers play a significant role in literacy development. They
are responsible for using different approaches to develop literacy
skills among learners whose mother tongue is not the same as
the language of learning and ...
Helmbold, Erika Geertruida; Venketsamy, Thungavel (Roy); Van Heerden, Judith Cornelia (Judy)(University of the Free State, 2021-09)
Lesson Study is an internationally recognised professional
development approach for teachers. This case study explores
the impact of implementing Lesson Study in the early grades of a
South African primary school, ...
Van Aardt, Linda; Venketsamy, Thungavel (Roy); Thuketana, Nkhensani Susan; Joubert, Ina(University of the Free State, 2021-12)
Rights and responsibilities are enshrined in the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa but are disregarded in many ways in the education of young children. This article focuses on comparing the experiences and ...
Bipath, Keshni; Venketsamy, Thungavel (Roy); Naidoo, Linda(Education Association of South Africa, 2019-12)
Teacher absenteeism is of concern in today’s developing educational climate. In South Africa, where education itself is a contested terrain, and decades of disadvantage still impact resources and skills, despite democracy, ...
Venketsamy, Thungavel (Roy); Kinear, Jenny(University of Johannesburg, 2020-12-17)
BACKGROUND : The continuing high rate of child abuse and sexual violence has highlighted the
need for a focused intervention in the form of educating young learners on sexual risks and
protection against harmful behaviours ...
Venketsamy, Thungavel (Roy); Sing, N.; Smart, Lyndsey(University of the Free State, Faculty of Education, 2020-12-04)
South Africa is characterised by its vast cultural diversity, and the current classrooms are filled with learners from multicultural and multilingual backgrounds. This cultural diversity has an impact on the classroom ...
Venketsamy, Thungavel (Roy); Chauke, Lucas; Bipath, Keshni(AOSIS Open Journals, 2021-01-20)
BACKGROUND : When Public Adult Learning Centres (PALCs) were transferred to the
Department of Higher Education and Training and renamed as Community Learning Centres
(CLCs), educators increasingly experienced insecurity ...