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  1. An exploration of teacher leadership: a case study in a Namibian rural primary school
    Uiseb, Gerson, 2013, Rhodes University
    The Namibian education system has undergone a policy shift from a top-down leadership practice or head-centred leadership to a more shared form of leadership in schools. Existing policy documents call for teacher participation in school level decision-making structures and processes as teachers ofte ...
  2. Learners" participation in leadership: a case study in a secondary school in Namibia
    Uushona, Andreas Bishi, 2013, Rhodes University
    Learner leadership is a worldwide issue in educational leadership and management. In preindependent Namibia secondary schools had the prefect system and the SRCs as learner leadership bodies which had little influence on schools’ decisions because they lacked credibility. In 2001 the Learners’ Repre ...
  3. An investigation into how grade 9 learners make sense of the fermentation and distillation processes through exploring the indigenous practice of making the traditional alcoholic beverage called Ombike: a case study
    Uushona, Kleopas Ipinge Twegathetwa, 2013, Rhodes University
    One of the purposes of the Namibian curriculum is to ensure cultural inclusivity. That is, it recognises the inclusion of traditional cultural practices and experiences in science lessons where appropriate. Based on my experiences both as a learner and a science teacher, I have noted there is a rapi ...
  4. Describing the relationship between the cognitive and linguistic complexity of a mathematical literacy examination and types of student errors
    Vale, Pamela, 2013, Rhodes University
    Much prior research has shown that if students have a poor command of the language in which they are taught and assessed, they experience a complex and deep learning disadvantage (Barton & Neville-Barton, 2003). Abedi (2006) mentions, in particular, that unnecessary linguistic complexity can threate ...
  5. An investigation into understanding the experiences of the level 5-7 student teachers when teaching fractions in primary schools in Namibia: a case study
    Vatilifa, Ndamononghenda, 2013, Rhodes University
    The Namibian government through the Ministry of Education seeks for teachers to meet the demands and rise to the challenges of the post-independence basic education system. Therefore the University of Namibia Education Faculty must ensure through the training of student teachers for both lower, uppe ...
  6. An exploration of teacher leadership : a case study in a Namibian urban primary school
    Zokka, Thomas Kayele, 2013, Rhodes University
    After independence in 1990, Namibian schools were required by the new government to shift from a hierarchical organisational structure with authoritarian leadership to a more democratic type of leadership that offers teachers the opportunity to participate in school leadership and in decision-making ...
  7. Examining the nature of learning within an afterschool mathematics club : a case study of four learners
    Kaulinge, Penehafo Olivia, 2013, Rhodes University
    This study examined the nature of learning within an afterschool mathematics club established by the South African Numeracy Chair project. The study sought to establish what sort of progress in mathematical learning occurred in a grade 3 afterschool maths club, using assessment instruments associate ...
  8. An investigation into how grade 10 learners make meaning during the teaching and learning of the topic on nutrition in Life Science: a case study
    Mwiikeni, Helena Twiihaleni, 2013, Rhodes University
    The integration of learners’ prior everyday knowledge and experiences during teaching and learning is a pre-requisite in the Namibian curriculum. The curriculum states that if learners are taught in a way which builds on what they already know and they relate new knowledge to the reality around them ...
  9. A social realist analysis of learner agency and access to education : the case of Grade 11 learners in public secondary schools in the Makana District, Eastern Cape
    Namakula, Halima, 2013, Rhodes University
    The South African government has shown enormous commitment to the achievement of “Education for All” (EFA) through its policies premised on the right to basic education for all which is enshrined in the constitution. Central to the South African constitution, is a fundamental right of all citizens t ...
  10. An exploration of leadership practices: a case study in a public high school in Nigeria
    Adediji, John Oluwole, 2013, Rhodes University
    The management of Nigeria high schools are noted for administrative practices in the management of their schools; hence the term administration is commonly used in their daily operations. This fact on ‘administration’ was emphasised by the Nigerian government in the National Policy on Education (Nig ...