Browsing Research Articles (Education Management and Policy Studies) by Issue Date

Browsing Research Articles (Education Management and Policy Studies) by Issue Date

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  • Jansen, Jonathan D. (Centre for Cultural & Media Studies, 2004)
    Looks at the status of intellectuals in South Africa ten years after democracy was established in the country. Direction of democracy in the country; Concerns about the policies of the government and its response to criticism ...
  • Van Vollenhoven, Willem J.; Glenn, Charles I. (Education Association of South Africa (EASA), 2004)
    Although the primary purpose of schools is to educate, it has long been understood that education consists of more than the development of academic skills and the accumulation of knowledge. One of the central purposes of ...
  • Jansen, Jonathan D. (South African Association of Research and Development in Higher Education, 2004)
    Reports on the curriculum effects of mergers in five case studies of higher education mergers that have recently unfolded in South Africa.
  • Jansen, Jonathan D. (Routledge, 2004)
    This article examines the struggles of the South African government to establish school-wide evaluation policies within post-apartheid institutions. It is demonstrated that even when such evaluation policies promise teacher ...
  • Beckmann, Johan L.; Nieuwenhuis, Jan (Education Association of South Africa (EASA), 2004-02)
    Critical evaluation of the Manifesto on values and democracy in education. Concludes that the authors seem to be more inclined towards an eclectic view of values and education, resulting in several tensions and contradictions ...
  • Phendla, Thidziambi S. (Faculty of Education, University of Pretoria, 2004-03)
    This article, based on a Black feminist perspective, examines the multifaceted personal and professional lives of Black women elementary school principals in South Africa at the intersection of institutional and political, ...
  • Nieuwenhuis, Jan; Nieuwenhuis, F.J. (Faculty of Education, University of Pretoria, 2004-09)
    The article argues that concepts, such as equality and values, are caught up in the quagmire of contestations about meanings and their use within educational contexts. The author argues that all concepts that describe an ...
  • Joubert, Hendrika J. (Rika); De Waal, Elda; Rossouw, J.P. (Faculty of Education, University of Pretoria, 2004-09)
    Complying with the founding values (human dignity, equality and freedom) of the South African Constitution is one of the most important challenges of creating and maintaining a safe, disciplined environment where effective ...
  • 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 ...
  • Beckmann, Johan L.; Prinsloo, Justus G. (Perspectives in education, 2004-09)
    Focuses on the issue of accountability in education through three discrete but interlinked lenses, namely that of law, policy and management or leadership
  • Nkomo, Mokubung O.; Dolby, Nadine (Faculty of Education, University of Pretoria, 2004-12)
    The history of human evolution is fascinating and complex indeed. Modern science as revealed by the disciplines of archaeology, palaeontology, and genetics presents strong evidence about the common origins of humankind. ...
  • Heystek, Jan (Education Association of South Africa (EASA), 2005)
    In this article I focus on the relationship between principals and school governing bodies in South Africa. Although the school governing body represents many role players, this article will focus mainly on the role and ...
  • Prinsloo, Izak J. (Education Association of South Africa (EASA), 2005)
    After 1994, South Africa passed several pieces of legislation protecting the rights and safety of learners in South African schools. These Acts are all (to a larger or smaller extent) concerned with protecting the physical ...
  • Beckmann, Johan L.; Prinsloo, Justus G. (Juta Law, 2006)
    In this article we use the concept ‘‘imagined power’’, first used in the field of education law in South Africa by Hattingh J in the Suid-Afrikaanse Onderwysersunie case,to facilitate a discussion of the abuse of administrative ...
  • Beckmann, Johan L.; Karvelas, Nic (Unisa Press and Taylor & Francis, 2006)
    This article reports on an investigation into how admission policies in general and the ‘zoning' policy in particular are applied by the School Governing Bodies (SGBs) of two particular former Model C secondary schools in ...
  • Mawdsley, Ralph D.; Beckmann, Johan L. (Thomson/West, 2006-02)
    The Constitutions of both the United States and South Africa have provisions pertaining to religion. The United States Constitution is by far the briefer of the two, providing only that "Congress shall make no law respecting ...
  • Prinsloo, Izak J. (Education Association of South Africa (EASA), 2006-05)
    After 1994 several pieces of legislation were passed in South Africa to ensure equity in education and equal opportunities for all learners. Some shocking reports have indicated that sexual harassment of girls is a serious ...
  • Mawdsley, Ralph D.; Joubert, Hendrika J. (Rika) (Thomson/West, 2006-06)
    The important rights of persons in South Africa, as for persons in the United States, are found in the respective written constitutions of each country. A major difference between the two countries is that, while the United ...
  • Beckmann, Johan L. (Perspectives in education, 2006-06)
    Discusses two cases which dealt with the power of governing bodies to create educator posts in addition to posts on the official post establishment and the power of a public school acting through its governing body to buy ...
  • Van Vollenhoven, Willem J.; Beckmann, Johan L.; Blignaut, Anita Seugnet (School of Education and Development (SETD) of the University of KwaZulu-Natal, 2006-06)
    In this article we argue that the right to freedom of expression is viewed internationally as a core right in a democracy. Since critical thinking is a prerequisite for democracy, this skill needs to be developed in South ...