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Naude, Mariana; Meier, Corinne – South African Journal of Education, 2019
Foundation phase teachers in South African schools follow a socio-constructivist approach to the teaching and learning of mathematics, which entails that learners experiment freely with concepts and are encouraged to communicate and share their thoughts and ideas. In an effort to understand the impact that the physical learning environment, such…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Physical Environment, Case Studies, Teaching Methods
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Meier, Corinne; Lemmer, Eleanor – South African Journal of Education, 2015
International evidence confirms that parental involvement has substantial benefits for families and schools, as well as long-term economic benefits for developed and developing countries. To implement sound parental involvement two-way communication between home and school is essential. Schools worldwide tend to focus on communication from the…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Parent Participation, Family School Relationship, Educational Quality
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Meier, Corinne – South African Journal of Education, 2011
The education system in South Africa has failed to produce competent learners. The effect thereof is intensely felt by higher education institutions. Many of the country's first-year students cannot read, write and comprehend satisfactorily. Public outcry has forced the Department of Basic Education to go back to the drawing-board. One initiative…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Teacher Attitudes, Literacy
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Marais, Petro; Meier, Corinne – South African Journal of Education, 2010
Since the passage of legislation banning corporal punishment in South African schools, disruptive behaviour in schools has become an issue of national concern. Against this background a research project was undertaken in which the types and causes of disruptive behaviour occurring most frequently in the Foundation Phase of schooling were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Behavior, Behavior Problems, Semi Structured Interviews
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Meier, Corinne – South African Journal of Education, 2007
Intercultural understanding is a prerequisite for peaceful local and global citizenship, especially in South African society where prejudice and negative stereotypes were previously the order of the day because of official separatism. It is therefore crucial to teach intercultural understanding in South Africa. I report with commentary on a…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Learning Strategies, Foreign Countries, Cultural Awareness