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Reyneke, Mariëtte – Africa Education Review, 2019
The time has come for a thorough review of the "Guidelines for the Consideration of Governing Bodies in Adopting a Code of Conduct for Learners" (hereafter the Guidelines). More than 20 years after its original publication, no amendments have been made to this important document. To substantiate the case for review, some of the most…
Descriptors: Behavior Standards, Student Behavior, Guidelines, Discipline
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Akala, Beatrice M'mboga – Africa Education Review, 2019
Since women struggled to access higher education during the colonial era, tackling gender imbalances post-independence became a major focus for Kenya and South Africa. The aim of this article is to demonstrate that affirmative action has not guaranteed gender equity in South African and Kenyan higher education systems. the author argues that,…
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Sex Fairness, Access to Education, Females
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Nabaho, Lazarus; Aguti, Jessica N.; Oonyu, Joseph – Africa Education Review, 2019
The extant literature on quality assurance in higher education points to a dearth of empirical studies on students' conceptions of quality in higher education. This interpretivist article reports on a study that explored the conceptions of quality in higher education by final year undergraduate students in six academic disciplines at Makerere…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Seniors, Student Attitudes, Educational Attitudes
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Zakaria, Hudu; Alhassan, Yussif Nabila – Africa Education Review, 2019
The soaring rate of graduate unemployment in Ghanahas continued to engage the attention of government and other stakeholders in finding a lasting and sustainable solution to the problem. However, the critical question that always arises is how students in tertiary institutions perceive their employability and what the extent of their knowledge of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Student Attitudes, Employment Qualifications
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Munene, Ishmael I.; Wambiya, Paschal – Africa Education Review, 2019
The persistence of gender inequality in education in Africa is due to poverty, cultural beliefs and traditions linked to gender-role expectations. This article presents the findings of a study that evaluated the outcomes of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Gender Equity through Education (GEE) programme aimed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gender Differences, Equal Education, Social Bias
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Bireda, Asamenew D. – Africa Education Review, 2019
The focus of this quantitative study was to investigate doctoral students' perception of connectedness in an open distance learning (ODL) environment. The study focused exclusively on Ethiopian doctoral students and investigated feelings of student-to-student and student-to-supervisor connectedness in an ODL environment. A total of 100 Ethiopian…
Descriptors: Doctoral Students, Distance Education, Supervisor Supervisee Relationship, Student Attitudes
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Mahlangu, Petrus M.; Garutsa, Tendayi C. – Africa Education Review, 2019
Higher education institutions (HEIs) are drivers of social change embedded in a society which is experiencing increasingly complex and multifaceted crises. This is partly attributable to the use of conventional and deterministic problem-solving curricula. A combination of a transdisciplinary approach and indigenous knowledge (IK) as transformative…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Social Change, Problem Solving
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Frick, Liezel – Africa Education Review, 2019
The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) by publication is gaining impetus as a format of doctoral output both nationally and abroad. This format has become the norm in some countries and within some disciplines. As more African institutions are considering formalising this format through institutional policy and practice, it becomes necessary to consider…
Descriptors: Doctoral Degrees, Doctoral Students, Scholarship, Foreign Countries
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McIntyre, June; Gurayah, Thavanesi; Adonis, Nadé; Elliott, Leigh-Anne; Müller-Nedebock, Aninka; Sibeko, Zanele – Africa Education Review, 2019
The focus of research to date has been on barriers rather than facilitating factors to participation for wheelchair users at higher education institutions (HEIs). This article reports on a single case study that explored the facilitating factors which contributed to a young male student with a spinal cord injury's participation at a South African…
Descriptors: Student Participation, Students with Disabilities, Physical Disabilities, Males
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Carrim, Nasima M. H.; Dresselhaus, Fritz – Africa Education Review, 2019
Teaching, learning and assessment methods for teaching students about diversity should be transformative and achieve lasting changes in students' attitudes and behaviours towards diverse individuals. Therefore, dialogue education in the teaching and learning of an undergraduate course in diversity management at a higher education institution was…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Females, Womens Education, Student Attitudes
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Chasi, Colin; Rodny-Gumede, Ylva – Africa Education Review, 2019
Calls for the decolonisation of higher education in South Africa have been punctuated by comments on black pain. This is not surprising if it is acknowledged that violence inordinately marks so much of South African life. What is rarely discussed though is the idea that pain has also come to be fetishised. Pain, for example, is valued as a…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Blacks, Racial Bias, Equal Education
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Adegbenro, Janet B.; Olugbara, Oludayo O. – Africa Education Review, 2019
Helping beginner and veteran teachers to develop technological knowledge and skills in how to use new information and communications technologies (ICTs) to teach is a critical component of teacher preparation in this digital age. This article reports on a study in which 117 beginner and veteran (experienced) Computer Application Technology (CAT)…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Teacher Competencies, Knowledge Base for Teaching
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Mason, Henry D. – Africa Education Review, 2019
This article reports on a mixed methods study that evaluated the efficacy of a study counselling intervention programme at a South African university. Quantitative data, collected by means of the Learning and Study Strategy Inventory, indicated that the study skills intervention programme brought about statistically significant improvements in…
Descriptors: Study Skills, Program Evaluation, Student Needs, Higher Education
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Francis, Dennis A.; Brown, Anthony; McAllister, John; Mosime, Sethunya T.; Thani, Glodean T. Q.; Reygan, Finn; Dlamini, Bethusile; Nogela, Lineo; Muller, Marguerite – Africa Education Review, 2019
The importance of quality education provision for all is a globally acknowledged principle for the creation of sustainable learning environments at primary and secondary levels. This article reports on a study that aimed to increase understanding of the context of how gender and sexuality diversity is responded to in schools in Southern Africa. In…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sexuality, Barriers, Social Bias
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Wolhuter, Charl C. – Africa Education Review, 2019
The aim of this article is to investigate the authorship of Education research in Africa, within the framework of global Education research production. The negative effect of a low scholarly output in the global pool is explicated. The 2012 volumes of all Thomsons Reuter (previously called the ISI, or Institute for Scientific Information) indexed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Research, Authors, Geographic Regions
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