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  1. The ‘four resources model" in South Africa: An analysis of an in-service teacher training intervention for literacy at foundation phase level and its uptake by teachers at a Cape Flats school
    Cairns, Deborah, 2021-01-19T12:40:47Z, Faculty of Humanities
    Despite a wide range of teacher training literacy interventions in South Africa at foundation phase level, literacy results have declined according to local and international tests. This research outlines the basis of these interventions and then compares them with a new teacher training interventio ...
  2. The Role of IL-4 Receptor Alpha signalling on Foxp3 T Regulatory cells in Listeriosis and Tuberculosis
    Chia, Julius Ebua, 2021-01-19T12:23:41Z, Faculty of Health Sciences
    T regulatory cells are critical in the maintenance of self-tolerance, immune homeostasis and regulation of the immune system. Cytokine signalling is a dominant component of environmental signals which controls the function of Forkhead box P3 (Foxp3) regulatory T cells. This thesis addressed the hypo ...
  3. The abandonment of landownership: a proposed model for regulated exit
    Cramer, Richard Henry, 2021-01-19T12:11:54Z, Faculty of Law
    The question whether it is possible to abandon landownership is unresolved in South African law. The subject has only rarely been the subject of attention by scholars, with legislation and existing case law providing little in the way of clear guidance. This lack of clarity is obviously not ideal. I ...
  4. The impact of estimation frequency on Value at Risk (VaR) and Expected Shortfall (ES) forecasts: an empirical study on conditional extreme value models
    Coyne, Alice Elizabeth, 2021-01-19T12:06:15Z, Faculty of Science
    This study investigates extreme market events which occur in the tails of a distribution. The extreme events occur with a very low probability, but with significant consequences, which is what makes them of interest. In this study 20 years of data from both the S&P 500 and the JSE All Share index ha ...
  5. Structural performance evaluation of concrete arch dams using ambient vibration monitoring and GNNS systems
    Bukenya, Patrick, 2021-01-19T12:57:02Z, Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
    Societies around the world are heavily dependent on civil engineering infrastructures such as concrete dams that provide necessities such as water supply for irrigation, hydroelectric power generation and prevention of floods. As a result, it is important to ensure that concrete dams are protected s ...
  6. Determinants of Capital Structure in the South African Listed Property Sector
    Calvosa, Alessandro, 2021-01-19T12:33:55Z, Faculty of Commerce
    The purpose of this study is to investigate whether empirical evidence support traditional determinants and theories of capital structure in the listed South African property industry, a relatively new adopter of the globally recognised and regulated Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) structure. Th ...
  7. Large-scale grid-connected renewable energy in Australia: Potential barriers, strategies and policy support mechanisms that may affect RE development from the perspective of energy specialists at a leading consultancy operating in the built environment in Australia
    Campbell, Benjamin, 2021-01-19T12:29:27Z, Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
    Barriers to renewable energy development in the past have been identified as high upfront costs with challenges around equity and debt financing, as well as limited legal frameworks and limited regulatory support. Although it is noted that barriers to development are country specific, as well as the ...
  8. Black River Cemetery: An anthropological study of the human remains exhumed from a historic Cape Town burial ground
    Pütter, Christie, 2021-01-18T10:48:53Z, Faculty of Health Sciences
    The Black River Cemetery, located in modern day Athlone (a suburb of Cape Town), was open for burials from 1867 - 1951, serving three Anglican Churches. The recent (2017) excavation of the historic site allowed for the analysis of the exhumed skeletal remains. The outcome of the skeletal analysis is ...
  9. The role of school governing bodies in enhancing school effectiveness in South African schools
    King, Alice Ayanda Kayakazi, 2021-01-18T09:53:34Z
    The aim of the study was to investigate participants’ views on the role of school governing bodies (SGBs) in enhancing school effectiveness in South African schools with a view to promoting learners’ sustainable academic achievement. The study was undertaken at ten (10) South African schools in t ...
  10. Site-specificity in The educators new clothes by Mark Rautenbach
    Cloete, Zelda, 2021-01-18T11:34:59Z
    Text in English, with summaries and keywords in English, Sesotho and Afrikaans ...