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  1. Discursive space in the discourse of a woman school leader
    Thawley, Sarah, 2006, Rhodes University
    Women in leadership has become an increasingly popular area of research within the field of Educational Leadership and Management. As women hold more leadership roles and responsibilities in education it is increasingly important this subject is researched to enrich our understanding and knowledge o ...
  2. An exploratory study into various stakeholders" perceptions and experiences of participative management in a high school in the Cala district, Eastern Cape
    Stofile, Attwell Mzamane, 2006, Rhodes University
    Although the word “participation” has been with mankind for a long time and is widely used by writers on management areas, it still remains difficult to define precisely what it means. As a result, “participation” is one of the most misunderstood and confusing ideas that have emerged from the field ...
  3. A framework for evaluating instructional design models resulting in a model for designing and developing computer based learning tools with GIS technologies
    Stott, Debbie, 2005, Rhodes University
    With the increasing pressures and concerns in education regarding capability, lifelong learning, higher order cognitive skills, transdisciplinary education and so on, educators are seeking fresh ways to teach and new tools to support that teaching. In South Africa, Outcomes Based Education (OBE) has ...
  4. Implementation of local agenda 21"s education, awareness and training component: a case study of Gaborone
    Mogotsi, Barulaganye Jones, 2006, Rhodes University
    ‘What is required is the ‘politics of the rhizome’ in which everyone, every community, every nation and every major region comes to terms with the uniqueness of their situation and acts accordingly – and realises that it is only by vast numbers of people, of groups and organizations acting in accord ...
  5. Investigating teaching strategies used by teachers to foster environmental learning in the Namibian Life Science curriculum
    Hoabes, Rosina, 2004, Rhodes University
    This study was carried out to investigate the strategies used by teachers to foster environmental learning in the Namibian Life Science curriculum in four schools in Swakopmund, Erongo Education Region. This study is a qualitative case study. I used semi-structured interviews, observation and docume ...
  6. An investigation into school principals" experience and perceptions of participative management
    Mungunda, Charles, 2004, Rhodes University
    The purpose of this research was to investigate three principals’ perceptions and experience of participative management and to gain insight into and understanding of the dimensions involved in participative management from the perspective of the three principals. The research was conducted within t ...
  7. An investigation into the implementation of participative management in a rural school in the Pietermaritzburg district
    Ngubane, Weekend Sehlulamanye, 2006, Rhodes University
    The primary purpose of this research was to investigate the extent to which rural schools understand and perceive the concept of participative management. The concept of participative management has been viewed as an ideal style of leadership and management for school development purposes. In South ...
  8. An investigation of female leaders" perceptions of organisational culture and leadership in a Catholic High School
    Jean-Louis, Lily-Claire Virginie, 2005, Rhodes University
    For the past thirty years, leadership theories have focused on the importance of the individual within the school organisation. The shared assumptions and beliefs of the individuals working in the same organisation shape the school’s organisational culture, and organisational culture is a salient fa ...
  9. An investigation of instructional leadership in a Namibian teacher training college
    Alexander, Christa Henriette, 2005, Rhodes University
    This thesis investigates how instructional leaders at the Windhoek College of Education (in Namibia) make sense of their roles. The Windhoek College of Education (WCE) was selected for this study because that is where I work, therefore it would be easy to observe some of the responses provided by th ...
  10. An investigation of the experiences and perceptions of teachers with regards to staff development in a Namibian secondary school
    Nasima, Gideon Emmanuel, 2005, Rhodes University
    Staff development (SD) is regarded as an important process, both for the professional growth of teachers and the organizational development of schools. The literature on SD uses the concepts of ‘SD’, ‘professional development’ and ‘in-service training of teachers’ interchangeably. The purpose of thi ...