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  • Assessment for Learning: Using Learners' Test Data for Professional Development in the Foundation Phase

    The purpose of this course is to help you as a mathematics teacher to use information (data) from the assessment of learners’ work to improve teaching and learning in your classroom. The five units show you how to become more aware of the errors your learners make, how to understand these errors and the misconceptions that may have caused them, as well as how to plan lessons and assessment...

  • Cracking the Code to Educational Analysis: a 22 Video Series, Freely Available on YouTube

    Wayne Hugo, author of  /Cracking the Code to Educational Analysis/ (Pearson Education South Africa, 2013) has produced a video series that introduces the essentials of his book and provides practical examples.  In his own words: "The idea behind the book and this series of videos is to enable anyone to learn the basics of educational analysis by asking 10 questions that get to the heart of...

  • Educational Measurement and Evaluation

    This course aims at introducing you to basic concepts of educational measurement, monitoring, assessment and evaluation. Furthermore, it seeks to equip you with basic knowledge and skills that are important for developing tools for measurement, assessment, and monitoring of educational attainments and institutional performance.

  • University of Fort Hare Distance Education Project. Core Learning Areas Course: Natural Science. Umthamo 5: Fair Tests

    The outcome of this umthamo relate to integrating the way children think and work scientifically in the classroom. There will be a focus on experimenting, as well as the related process skills of using time relationships and controlling and manipulating variables. Teachers will also be asked to reflect on their role as they help learners develop these science skills.

  • Assessing Algebra in the Senior Phase: A Practical Guide

    This booklet was first developed in 2004, shortly after the introduction of the Revised National Curriculum Statement in South Africa. The intention of the booklet was to help teachers of senior phase (junior secondary) to integrate assessment into their teaching and learning.

  • Moderate Assessment (PDF)

    The focus of this module is not only on moderation but also on the management of moderation processes at subject, department and school level. The current emphasis on moderation is the result of an increased emphasis on accountability and quality assurance in education. Informing this emphasis is the desire to ensure that assessments are fair, reliable, valid and consistent.

  • Southern African Review of Education

    The journal is published under the auspices of the Southern African Comparative and History of Education Society (SACHES) The aims of the Society are to promote comparative, international and history of education and enhance the academic status of these fields; bring an understanding of comparative education to bear on the major educational problems confronting the region and to develop...

  • Perspectives in Education

    Perspectives in Education is a professional, refereed journal, which encourages submission of previously unpublished articles on contemporary educational issues. As a journal that represents a variety of cross-disciplinary interests, both theoretical and practical, it seeks to stimulate debates on a wide range of topics. PIE invites manuscripts employing innovative qualitative and...

  • Journal of Education

    The*/ Journal of Education/* is an interdisciplinary publication of original research and writing on education. The journal aims to provide a forum for scholarly understanding of the field of education. A general focus of the journal is on curriculum. Curriculum is understood in a wide and interdisciplinary sense, encompassing curriculum theory, history, policy and development at all levels...

  • Education as Change

    This accredited journal publishes contributions from any field of education. While the emphasis is on empirical research, theoretical or methodological papers, review articles, short communications, book reviews and letters containing fair commentary on previously published articles will also be considered. Priority is given to articles that are relevant to Africa or that address cross-...

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