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Ismail, Salma – South African Journal of Education, 2018
This article reflects on work as a radical-feminist adult educator and as part of a group of academics from 10 universities who have developed new national qualifications in the Adult Education Community and Training Sector (ACET) for Higher Education in South Africa. The qualification will respond to the training needs of Adult Education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Curriculum Design, Social Justice, Adult Education
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McAteer, Mary; Wood, Lesley – South African Journal of Education, 2018
The need to work in partnership with communities in a meaningful and impactful way has become a core part of university planning in many countries around the world. In the Global South, the potential for the Eurocentric knowledges and power structures to dominate such partnerships is pervasive. This article reports on findings of a participatory…
Descriptors: School Community Relationship, Universities, Participatory Research, Action Research
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Garraway, James; Bronkhorst, Joseph; Wickham, Sharman – South African Journal of Education, 2015
Students studying Civil Engineering (CE) at the Further Education and Training (FET) colleges spend periods of time in the classroom and workshop as well as in the workplace during experiential learning. The overall purpose of education and training in the college sector is generally understood as preparing students for employability, and…
Descriptors: Adult Education, College Programs, Delivery Systems, Intermode Differences
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Mestry, Raj; Hendricks, Ilona; Bisschoff, Tom – South African Journal of Education, 2009
Evidence in literature indicates that Continuing Professional Development (CPD) of teachers is essential in creating effective schools. Since 2001 the implementation of education legislation and policies has progressively shifted the new agenda within a transformation framework aimed at reconstructing the education system to the fore. The many…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Educational Benefits, Teacher Education Programs
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McNiff, Jean – South African Journal of Education, 2008
In this paper I call for an unequivocal legitimisation of the living "I" in educational research. The paper itself becomes a context that explains this call. It is a report of my action research into my professional learning through working in South Africa, within the context of new policy frameworks for continuing teacher development.…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Educational Researchers, Action Research, Foreign Countries
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Mestry, Raj; Singh, Prakash – South African Journal of Education, 2007
We explore the rationale for school managers in South Africa to enroll for a new practice-based qualification and determine the perceptions of principals on how the Advanced Certificate in Education (ACE) course influences their leadership style. The task of being a principal is demanding, requiring energy, drive, and many personal qualities and…
Descriptors: Professional Continuing Education, Professional Development, Principals, Foreign Countries
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Lessing, Ansie; de Witt, Marike – South African Journal of Education, 2007
The central argument is that in the presentation of workshops for teachers, presenters should focus on the principles underlying continuous professional development (CPD), since teachers are likely to be more willing to attend workshops if they are worth the time spent and the sacrifices made. In a workshop, on supporting learners with learning…
Descriptors: Professional Continuing Education, Teacher Attitudes, Teaching Methods, Teacher Workshops
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Isaacs, Eslyn; Visser, Kobus; Friedrich, Christian; Brijlal, Pradeep – South African Journal of Education, 2007
We assessed the levels of entrepreneurship education and training at the Further Education and Training (FET) level in a South African context. We are of the opinion that entrepreneurship education and training (of necessity) must fulfill a primary role in preparing our youth for their future. Evidence from elsewhere, in particular industrialised…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Teaching Methods, Small Businesses, Role