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  • Being a Teacher Video

    Part of the Being a Teacher module is a 47 minute long video which introduces viewers to the perceptions, doubts and concerns of student teachers about their choice of career. Through a range of interviews with two celebrities and teachers, as well as clips of classroom teaching and school management practices, we explore the role of the teacher as a knowledge worker; care giver; and change...

  • Learning About Sustainable Change in South Africa: The Jika iMfundo Campaign 2015 - 2017

    Jika iMfundo - a NECT funded pilot to improve education outcomes in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa studied how classrooms, schools and districts have changed; what has been learned from previous initiatives; and needs to be done to improve interventions in the future.

  • University of Fort Hare Distance Education Project. Core Education Studies Course: Schools as Learning Communities. Umthamo 2: What is a 'Quality School'?

    This umthamo will help teachers develop their own pictures of a quality school in the Eastern Cape.  This will be done through surveying the school stakeholders and examining an effectiveness, relevance and efficiency approach in studying quality.

  • Professional Learning Communities for Teacher Development: The Collaborative Enquiry Process in the Date-Informed Practice Improvement Project (DIPIP)

    The goal of the research and development Data-Informed Practice Improvement Project (DIPIP) was to create a context for professional conversations in which mathematics teachers, together with university academics, graduate students, and government-based subject advisors, discussed what information test data can provide to help think about reasons for learner errors and how these might be...

  • Advanced Certificate: Education - Mentor school managers & manage mentoring programmes in schools

    This module aims at empowering school managers and teachers to develop and implement appropriate mentoring programmes. This module covers: The learning guide of this module addresses three key questions as follows: * What is mentoring? * What are the personal and professional qualities of effective mentors? * How can we managing the establishment, monitoring and evaluation of a school...

  • Being a Teacher: Section Five - The teacher as knowledge-worker

    Being a Teacher: Professional Challenges and Choices. Section Five, The teacher as knowledge–worker. Should teachers be imparting content knowledge or playing the role of a facilitator in a more learner-centred approach? This fundamental question – which may not have an either / or answer – links well the module ‘Learners and Learning’. We have just explored the ‘in authority’ role of...

  • 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...

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