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Kassile, Telemu – South African Journal of Education, 2014
This paper examines regional differentials in pass rates in Primary School Leaving Examination (PSLE) in Mainland Tanzania. In particular, the paper investigates the effects of pupil-teacher ratio (PTR), pupil-latrine ratio (PLR), pupil-classroom ratio (PCR), availability of electricity in schools, and secondary school and above education of women…
Descriptors: Resource Allocation, Surveys, Health, Foreign Countries
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Boateng, Nana Adowaa – South African Journal of Education, 2014
The paper examines the extent to which sub-national public officials are efficient in delivering basic education services and argues that technical inefficiencies, especially in the management of public funds for education, could potentially contribute to poor education service delivery in South Africa. A conceptual framework is proposed to show…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Efficiency, Evidence, Delivery Systems
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Mestry, Raj; Ndhlovu, Raymond – South African Journal of Education, 2014
The government's educational reforms since 1994 have focused on equity and redress. Redressing historical imbalances and achieving equity are fundamental policy mechanisms in attempts to restructure South African education. This aspiration is demonstrated in many education policies including the National Norms and Standards for School Funding…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Schools, Equal Education, Educational Equity (Finance)
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Nel, Norma; Müller, Hélène; Hugo, Anna; Helldin, Rolf; Bäckmann, Örjan; Dwyer, Helen; Skarlind, Anders – South African Journal of Education, 2011
This article is based on joint research, between academics from South Africa and Sweden, comparing the influence of South African and Swedish teachers' attitudes towards the practical application of inclusive education (IE) in the classroom. The aim of the study was to identify and investigate problem areas pertaining to teachers' attitudes to IE.…
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Teacher Role, Questionnaires, Foreign Countries
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Guro, Manuel; Weber, Everard – South African Journal of Education, 2010
The Mozambican government has introduced reforms of basic education, notably the introduction of interdisciplinarity, learner-centredness and new teaching pedagogies. This is a case study of how these curriculum reforms have been implemented at Marrere Teachers' Training College. We conducted interviews with lecturers, observed their teaching…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Educational Practices, Educational Change, Foreign Countries
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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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Fleisch, Brahm – South African Journal of Education, 2006
The Education Action Zone programme in Gauteng province, South Africa, has been widely seen as a very successful school improvement initiative, with particular significance as it represents a unique model of top-down, bureaucratic accountability as a vehicle for turning- around dysfunctional secondary schools. In this article I evaluate the impact…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Administrative Organization, Accountability, Educational Improvement