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A paradox of knowing : teachers' knowing about students.
This study is a critical exploration and post-structural explanation of how and what teachers ' know about students. The intention has been to explore teachers' knowing beyond taken-for-granted iterations, beliefs and ...
A critical appraisal of policy on educator post provisioning in public schools with particular reference to secondary schools in Kwazulu-Natal.
Historically, educator post provisioning in South African public schools has been a
A critique of school leadership : life histories of selected principals in Kwazulu-Natal.
The central aim of this study was to describe through qualitative inquiry how school principals have dealt with the post-1994 changes in school governance and the change in their leadership roles as leaders and professional ...
To lead or not to lead : principals' constructions of leadership in a climate of school transformation.
This dissertation assumed the style of the narrative to document how principals lead school transformation within the realm of a fledgling democracy after decades of apartheid rule. It zooms in to the school site to portray ...
Communities of learning and action? : a case study of the human rights, democracy and development project, 1999-2005.
Enduring levels of illiteracy point to a long-term failure to address one of society's more solvable problems. The conditions giving rise to illiteracy are systemic and complex, but also deeply personal. Such conditions ...
Policy and practice related constraints to increased female participation in education management in South Africa.
This thesis examines South African policies addressing gender inequality in education management, and interrogates whether or not these policies made a difference to the career route of women principals of secondary ...
The relationship between academic performance, school culture and school leadership in historically disadvantaged African township secondary schools : implications for leadership.
The present government places tremendous faith in academic performance as a crucial tool for transforming the country's society. However, academic performance in the majority of historically disadvantaged schools is poor. ...
Teacher learning in a community of practice : case study of teachers of economic and management sciences.
Conceptualising teacher learning in terms of participation in a teacher learning community is a relatively new phenomenon in South Africa. This study explores the usefulness of applying a social practice theory of learning ...
An exploration of women's transformation through distance learning in Kenya.
This research, An Exploration of Women's Transformation through Distance Learning in Kenya, applied Mezirow's theory of transformative learning to investigate how distance learning impacted on women's views about themselves ...