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Majoko, Tawanda – SAGE Open, 2019
Since Zimbabwe adopted inclusion in 1994 in alignment with the world, the number of children with disabilities educated in regular schools has significantly increased. Teachers experience diverse challenges when including children with disabilities in physical education (PE) in regular classrooms. This qualitative study carried out individual…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Students with Disabilities, Elementary School Students, Physical Education
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Majoko, Tawanda – SAGE Open, 2019
This study examined the teaching competencies perceived by special needs education teachers to be essential for inclusive education. Entrenched in inclusive pedagogy, this descriptive study draws on a sample of 24 special needs education primary school teachers purposively drawn from Midlands educational province of Zimbabwe. Throughout the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Competencies, Special Education Teachers, Inclusion
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Mukeredzi, Tabitha Grace; Nyachowe, Monica S. – SAGE Open, 2018
Practical theories of teaching are critical for teacher effectiveness as they provide basis for their actions and choices of pedagogies, learner activities, and curriculum materials. This study explored the content of professionally unqualified practicing teachers' practical theories and the changes that occurred as they progressed through a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Rural Schools, Teacher Qualifications, Theories
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Majoko, Tawanda – SAGE Open, 2018
As Zimbabwe's education system shifted from exclusion to inclusion in 1994, in alignment with the global world, the population of learners with disabilities educated in general education preschool settings has remarkably increased. Teachers experience diverse challenges in including learners with disabilities into general education preschool…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inclusion, Disabilities, Preschool Education
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Makonye, Judah Paul – SAGE Open, 2017
This article investigates the tensions experienced by Zimbabwean immigrant teachers in teaching mathematics in South Africa. It explores their views on the South African mathematics curriculum and how they are treated at their work stations. The study is significant because thousands of Zimbabwean mathematics and science teachers recently moved to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Teachers, Immigrants, Teacher Attitudes
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Majoko, Tawanda – SAGE Open, 2017
The international and national mandate to serve learners with special needs in regular education warrants examination of support practices for including learners with autism in Zimbabwe. Entrenched within the inclusive pedagogical philosophy, the current qualitative study executed individual interviews with 18 teachers, document analysis, and…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Preschool Children
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Mukeredzi, Tabitha Grace – SAGE Open, 2016
Recruitment of professionally unqualified teachers into teaching appears to be internationally acclaimed to address shortages in rural schools. Nevertheless, teachers with limited knowledge are linked to lower quality education and student achievements. Relatively little attention has been given to professional needs of unqualified teachers in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Rural Schools, Educational Needs, Graduate Students