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  1. An exploration of understandings and expectations around differentiation in mathematics, science and technology education
    Cherub, Fauzia, 2005, Rhodes University
    The exploratory study presented in this thesis is a case study, interpretive in nature and located in the qualitative paradigm. The conceptual focus is on differentiation, recognizing that learners vary from one another and so will need educators to consider a wide range of factors to enable learner ...
  2. Master of Education research portfolio
    Iitula, Helena, 2006, Rhodes University
    This Portfolio was submitted in 2005 to Rhodes University as a Research Portfolio presented in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Education in General Education Theory and Practice. The Portfolio consists of seven (7) key parts. The reader of this Portfolio is courteo ...
  3. An exploration of mathematical concepts embedded in Xhosa beadwork artifacts through an invention programme for Grade 9 learners
    Myemane, Dumakazi Margaret, 2008, Rhodes University
    Mathematics has become increasingly important, as it is a pre-requisite for careers like architecture, science, engineering and medicine. Therefore it becomes imperative for the learners to understand and love it. In other words a sound foundation of mathematical skills and knowledge in the early st ...
  4. An exploration of problems experienced in the interpretation of word problems by grade 12 learners
    Neshuku, Christian N, 2009, Rhodes University
    This research sought to investigate the problems experienced in the interpretation of word problems by senior secondary school learners, in particular to see how the language used in the articulation of word problems affects the interpretation. The study was conducted in a school in the Oshikoto reg ...
  5. Investigating teacher"s perceptions about the value and implementation of Arts at the lower primary phase: a case study in selected schools in Namibia
    Chombo, Stanley Chombo, 2009, Rhodes University
    This study was conducted in order to investigate teachers" perceptions about the value and implementation of Arts in the Lower Primary Phase. The study adopted a qualitative approach and seeks to investigate (a) teachers" perceptions of the role and value of Arts at the Lower Primary Phase (b) the i ...
  6. The role of the principal as school leader in maintaining academic standards in the schooling of at-risk learners: a case study at a school in the northern areas of Port Elizabeth
    Draai, Karen Ann, 2011, Rhodes University
    Many disadvantaged schools in South Africa are characterised by poor performance, which is often linked to the legacy of the apartheid regime. Yet, some disadvantaged schools are surviving and even producing excellent results. Many successful businessmen, politicians and academics can attest to the ...
  7. Action competence and waste management: a case study of learner agency in two Grahamstown eco-schools
    Chiphwanya, Nellie Chimwemwe, 2011, Rhodes University
    There has been a growing need in environmental education to develop students" ability and will to take part in democratic processes that enable them take environmental action in their local environment. This study examined learner action competence in waste management practices in two primary school ...
  8. Nguni fermented foods: working with indigenous knowledge in the Life Sciences: a case study
    Hanisi, Nosipho, 2007, Rhodes University
    This study examines learning interactions around indigenous ways of knowing associated with fermented grain foods (the making of umqombothi) and the concept of alcoholic fermentation in the Grade 11 Life Sciences curriculum. As an environmental education study it also investigates the cultural signi ...
  9. Development of a school environmental policy to enable active learning in the context of the National Curriculum Statement
    Mvula-Jamela, Lungiswa Gwen, 2007, Rhodes University
    The transformation processes occurring in the South African curriculum context has highlighted a need for improving ways of interpreting and implementing curriculum requirements, in ways that are relevant to the context of learners and their experiences. Outcomes Based Education (OBE) encourages tea ...
  10. Permaculture as an aspect of environmental learning: an investigation into secondary school communities in Zimbabwe
    Nyika, Mugove Walter, 2002, Rhodes University
    The Schools and Colleges Permaculture (SCOPE) Programme in Zimbabwe has developed a process for use by schools in planning for the sustainable management of their land. The process is called Integrated Land-Use Design (ILUD) and is based on Permaculture principles. The ILUD process has so far been i ...