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  • Section Five: How Can Teachers Structure Learning?

    This module discusses structured learning specifically methods that teacher can utilize in their learning programmes with the outcome of ensuring learners easily comprehend the subject matter. Referred to also as teaching with leaening in mind this module juxtaposes between teaching to remember and teaching to understand

  • Being a Teacher Video

    Part of the Being a Teacher module is a 47 minute long video which introduces viewers to the perceptions, doubts and concerns of student teachers about their choice of career. Through a range of interviews with two celebrities and teachers, as well as clips of classroom teaching and school management practices, we explore the role of the teacher as a knowledge worker; care giver; and change...

  • Teachers' Opinion to Staff Development Using Distance Education Mode

    This research report is a critical analysis of opinion gathered through an opinion scale among 540 school teachers of Swaziland regarding staff development for Effective Classroom Management using distance education mode. The opinions were regarding Orientation, Session, two days contact session, various 17 units of self instructional materials and a 3 month interaction with peers and...

  • Diagnosis of Learner Problems in B.A. Hum) Programme by IDE, UNISWA

    This research report is an Evaluation of B.A. (Hum) Programme being an analysis of learners' opnion about various activities from programme publicity till result declaration. The purpose of this research was to make the programme more learner friendly by seeking their opinion about various activities and make necessary changes wherever possible and found fit and proper. These distance...

  • Learning About Sustainable Change in South Africa: The Jika iMfundo Campaign 2015 - 2017

    Jika iMfundo - a NECT funded pilot to improve education outcomes in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa studied how classrooms, schools and districts have changed; what has been learned from previous initiatives; and needs to be done to improve interventions in the future.

  • Being a Vocational Educator: A Guide for Lecturers in FET Colleges

    This guide is about enabling craftspeople (those qualified in particular vocations as say plumbers, electricians, etc.) to develop the skills and knowledge required to successfully fill the roles that are necessary for a vocational educator and to thus shift the emphasis from vocational identification to identification as a vocational educator.   Key to this process is the examination of...

  • Cape Foundation Phase Research Programme: Quality Teaching and Teacher Education Practice

    If you are a lecturer responsible for supporting teacher development at the Foundation Phase (FP) level, this guide is for you. It explores fundamental principles of Early Childhood Education (ECE) practice, offering what we hope is a clear but critical explanation of what is called ‘Developmentally Appropriate Practice’ (DAP). This explanation is accompanied by a series of reflections which...

  • Creating a Caring School: A Guide for School Management Teams with Accompanying Toolkit

    One of the important lessons learnt in our research has been that a new paradigm for schools needs to become entrenched – one in which schools are conceptualised as centres of care and support. This notion is not a new one; rather, it is well rooted in existing policy. The need to make the shift from a narrow focus on what schools do and how they are led, to the notion of schools as centres...

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