Health education training needs of educators at Makapanstad schools in the North West province

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dc.contributor.author Peu, Mmapheko Doriccah
dc.contributor.author Napoles, L.
dc.contributor.author Wenhold, F.A.M. (Friedeburg Anna Maria)
dc.contributor.author Mostert-Wentzel, Karien
dc.contributor.author Seane, N.
dc.date.accessioned 2013-07-08T13:57:22Z
dc.date.available 2013-07-08T13:57:22Z
dc.date.issued 2010-03
dc.description.abstract PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to explore and describe the health education needs of educators at health promoting schools in Makapanstad in North West Province. METHODOLOGY: Qualitative, exploratory and descriptive paradigm was conducted. The population consisted of educators, at Makapanstad schools, who were directly involved with learners. The participants were purposively selected. Focus group interviews were conducted to collect relevant data from the participants. Tesch data analysis process was used to reach the findings of the research. FINDINGS: The following categories were identified and theoretically confirmed: The need for the support by the University for the training of educators; The need for the University’s acknowledgement of educators’ responsibilities; The need for basic knowledge of health promotion; Common health needs of learners; and indirect health problems. RECOMMENDATION: It was recommended that a health education package be developed to assist in empowering learners in Makapanstad schools. en_US
dc.description.librarian am2013 en_US
dc.description.librarian ay2013
dc.description.uri http://www.curationis.org.za en_US
dc.identifier.citation Peu, MD, Napoles, L, Wenhold, F, Mostert-Wentzel, K & Seane, N 2010, 'Health education training needs of educators at Makapanstad schools in the North West province', Curationis, vol. 33, no. 1, pp. 33-41. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0379-8577 (print)
dc.identifier.issn 2223-6279 (online)
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2263/21889
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher AOSIS Open Journals en_US
dc.rights Creative Commons license en_US
dc.subject Health education needs en_US
dc.subject Educators en_US
dc.subject University support en_US
dc.subject Health promotion in schools en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Teachers -- Training needs -- South Africa en
dc.subject.lcsh Schools -- Health promotion services -- South Africa en
dc.title Health education training needs of educators at Makapanstad schools in the North West province en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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