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  1. An investigation into the experiences of teachers using the Singapore mathematics curriculum in South Africa
    Keth, Beverley Dawn, 2012, Rhodes University
    The purpose of this case study was to investigate the experience of six Foundation Phase teachers implementing the Singapore Mathematics Curriculum (SMC). The study makes use of Kilpatrick, Findell & Swafford‟s (2001) framework for teaching for mathematical proficiency as a conceptual lens to analys ...
  2. An investigation into the management implications of double-shift schooling in the Khomas Region in Namibia
    Katjaita, Maria Uendjiundja, 2012, Rhodes University
    This study seeks to help fill the gap that exists in our knowledge of double‐shift schooling. The goal of this study is to critically investigate the experiences and perceptions of headmasters who are managing and leading double‐shift schools. The focus is on how double‐shift schooling is perceived ...
  3. An investigation into the principals" leadership roles in selected schools in the Ohangwena Region in Namibia : case study
    Shitana, Silas Shituleipo, 2012, Rhodes University
    School leadership in Namibia over past centuries was characterized by ‘top down’ administration and typically proceeded without participation of those involved other than the principals who were the sole decision makers. The notion of school leadership through teamwork (team leadership) in Namibia w ...
  4. An investigation into the use of traditional Xhosa dance to teach mathematics : a case study in a Grade 7 class
    Mbusi, Nokwanda Princess, 2012, Rhodes University
    This study seeks to explore mathematical concepts embedded in traditional Xhosa dance and how these concepts can be incorporated into a learning programme for the teaching and learning of mathematics. The study seeks to gain insight into whether learners could benefit from the implementation of such ...
  5. An investigation into the use of Visual Technology for the Autonomous Learning of mathematics (VITALmaths) video clips through the medium of cell phones in the teaching of mathematics in selected South African Grade 9 classes : a case study
    Hyde, Janet Catherine, 2012, Rhodes University
    This qualitative study examines the use of Visual Technology for the Autonomous Learning of mathematics (VITALmaths) video clips in three Grade 9 classrooms in the Eastern Cape, South Africa, two of which are in well-resourced ex-Model C schools and one in a semi-rural township school. The rapid dev ...
  6. An investigation of community learning through participation in integrated water resource management practices
    Phiri, Charles M, 2012, Rhodes University
    South Africa is a semi arid country in which the average rainfall of 450mm/year is well below the world average of about 860mm/year. As a result, South Africa’s water resources are scarce in global terms and limited in extent. Current predictions are that demand will outstrip water availability in t ...
  7. An investigation of Grade 11 learners" mathematical preparedness in a selected Namibian school : a case study
    Mwandingi, Albertina Ndahambelela, 2011, Rhodes University
    The proliferation in the number of schools offering junior secondary education in Namibia since independence in 1990 has led to an increase in the number of learners in the classroom and has created a wide range of mathematical proficiency among learners entering senior secondary education in grade ...
  8. An investigation of how enquiry-based fieldwork develops action competence in Grade 12 Geography : a Namibian case study
    Simasiku, Frederick, 2012, Rhodes University
    The goal of the study was twofold: firstly to investigate and describe how senior secondary school geography teachers were implementing enquiry-based learning through fieldwork. Secondly, to investigate and document how enquiry-based learning through fieldwork facilitated the development of action c ...
  9. An investigation of how natural sciences teachers mediate learning of chemical reactions in Grade 9 : a case study
    Xipu, Bukelwa, 2012, Rhodes University
    This research study involves two Grade 9 Natural Sciences teachers from two schools in the Lady Frere District of the Eastern Cape. The reason for selecting these two teachers is that in 2009 they, like me, obtained an Advanced Certificate in Education (Science and Maths) from Rhodes University. As ...
  10. An investigation of instructional leadership in a Namibian rural school
    Namukwambi, Nahum, 2012, Rhodes University
    The purpose of this study was to investigate how instructional leadership manifests itself and can be strengthened in a Namibian rural school. As a teacher, head of department and later an education officer, I have long held the view that committed school leadership is essential for the school’s ins ...