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Bingimlas, Khalid – South African Journal of Education, 2018
This self-assessment study aims to investigate Saudi teachers' knowledge about the three essential components of TPACK, technology, content, and pedagogy. A quantitative research design was employed. The sample included 111 males and 132 females; out of which, 116 were primary grade teachers, 55 were middle grade teachers, and 72 were secondary…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Knowledge Level, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Technological Literacy
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Liao, Chin-Wen; Chang, Chin-Wen; Lin, Hung-I; Cheng, Po-Wen – South African Journal of Education, 2018
This study establishes competency indicators for digital electronics contestants in skills competitions to examine instructor importance levels as well as to observe the competency indicator performance of the contestants these instructors had trained. Using a purposive sampling method, the digital electronics skill competition "Golden Hand…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Technological Literacy, Competition, Teacher Attitudes
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Rubbi Nunan, Julie Shantone – South African Journal of Education, 2018
Victims' experiences of learner challenging behaviour in South African primary schools are an ongoing problem that is cause for concern, where additionally, the parents of the perpetrators are unapologetic, and defending their wrongdoing. In this scenario, there is little teachers can do to address ill-disciplined learners. In effect, teacher…
Descriptors: Victims, Behavior Problems, Elementary Schools, Foreign Countries
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Smit, Brigitte – South African Journal of Education, 2018
In this article, bullying in South African schools is conceptualised regarding both the phenomenon and the leadership style using a relational framework. An instrumental case study nested in social constructivism was applied. I employed semistructured interviews, including some open-ended questionnaires, based on the same interview questions.…
Descriptors: Leadership Styles, Case Studies, Bullying, Constructivism (Learning)
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Masilo, Daniel Tuelo – South African Journal of Education, 2018
Bullying incidents amongst learners are realities that have made, and continue to make news headlines internationally, and South Africa is not immune to such incidents. The phenomenon of bullying not only affects the bully and the victim, but also the school, parents, and communities in general. In this paper, the researcher highlights factors…
Descriptors: Social Work, Intervention, Bullying, Foreign Countries
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Sikhakhane, Hamilton Ndati; Muthukrishna, Nithi; Martin, Melanie – South African Journal of Education, 2018
This study, undertaken at a secondary school in the province of KwaZulu-Natal, sought to research bullying--a phenomenon seen globally as a major social problem that has a serious impact on the wellbeing of children and the youth. Participants were eight Grade 10 learners, 4 male and 4 female. The research tradition was a narrative inquiry as the…
Descriptors: Bullying, Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Grade 10
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Winnaar, Lolita; Arends, Fabian; Beku, Unathi – South African Journal of Education, 2018
This paper is a secondary analysis, using data from the South African 2015 cycle of the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS). TIMSS is a trend study that assesses Mathematics and Science achievement and is designed to measure changes in the education system over time. The participants of the study included 12,514 learners…
Descriptors: Bullying, Educational Environment, Socioeconomic Status, Foreign Countries
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Thwala, S'lungile Kindness; Okeke, Chinedu Ifedi; Tshotsho, Nokwanda – South African Journal of Education, 2018
Incidences of school bullying appear to be on the rise in most schools across the globe, and schools in Swaziland are no exception. Sadly, adolescent girls appear to be most susceptible to being bullied. This study considers how some of the traits of young girls tend to expose them to incidences of bullying. The approach was qualitative and…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Females, Foreign Countries, Bullying
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Juan, Andrea; Zuze, Linda; Hanna, Sylvia; Govender, Ashika; Reddy, Vijay – South African Journal of Education, 2018
School bullying is a complex social phenomenon that negatively impacts the psychosocial well-being of students, as well as the overall culture and climate of schools. Designing appropriate interventions to combat bullying in South African schools requires nuanced information about this phenomenon. This paper examines the extent and nature of…
Descriptors: Bullying, Victims, Risk, Foreign Countries
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Govender, Catherine; Young, Kelly – South African Journal of Education, 2018
In this study, we explore the differences between learners who perpetrate cyberbullying and traditional bullying in Gauteng with regard to their sociodemographic characteristics and the level of self-reported, authoritarian parenting they experienced. This study was conducted on Grade Six and Seven learners from four primary schools in Benoni,…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Parenting Styles, Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication
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Ngidi, Ndumiso Daluxolo; Moletsane, Relebohile – South African Journal of Education, 2018
This article reports on a qualitative study that explored bullying in the learner toilets of a township secondary school in South Africa and the reasons for its persistence in this particular school. The exploratory study used focus group discussions to collect data to address the research question. Newman's 'defensible space' framework, which…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Bullying, Sanitary Facilities
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Yildirim, Günseli; Özyilmaz Akamca, Güzin – South African Journal of Education, 2017
Learning ought to be supported by both in class activities and outdoor activities contributing to structuring knowledge. Outdoor activities allow children to actively participate and to learn by doing. Learning requires a lot of work and activities. These activities, which provide primary experiences, help children to change theoretical knowledge…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Learning Activities, Child Development, Preschool Children
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Micanovic, Veselin; Novovic, Tatjana; Maslovaric, Biljana – South African Journal of Education, 2017
In accordance with the general principles of the present inclusion in advanced education systems, which are based on the support of children with special educational needs and their inclusion in regular teaching process along with their peers, inclusive values are gradually becoming a reality in the Montenegrin educational process. The paper aims…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inclusion, Mathematical Concepts, Concept Teaching
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Pillay, Jace – South African Journal of Education, 2017
This article examines the relationship between housing, a critical aspect of socio-economic conditions, and literacy achievement of children from a school in a high density suburb in South Africa. Data was collected through a quantitative survey that was administered to learners (N = 160) from four Grade Five classes. The survey included five…
Descriptors: Correlation, Housing, Reading Achievement, Socioeconomic Status
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Sibanda, Jabulani – South African Journal of Education, 2017
This paper interrogates the complexity of language use at the Grade Three-Four transition, using the South African context as a microcosm of similar educational systems. The paper describes the complex nature of the transition, particularly within a second language (L2) instructional context. It explores the dissonance between and among theory,…
Descriptors: Grade 3, Grade 4, Theory Practice Relationship, Language of Instruction
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