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Open Learning Vol. 21, No. 1 (Feb 01, 2006) pp. 5–18
The purpose of this study is to investigate the reading competence of teachers who are enrolled in a distance education programme in a South African university. Many South African teachers upgrade their teaching diplomas by enrolling for a part-time,...
International Journal of Educational Development Vol. 66, No. 1 (April 2019) pp. 78–87
Continuing professional development for teachers is seen as an important factor in improving South African education. However, few studies have interrogated the extent to which teachers develop their professional knowledge and competencies by...
International Journal of Educational Development Vol. 33, No. 5 (September 2013) pp. 448–456
The province of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa has a recent estimate of 8000 unqualified and under-qualified teachers. Some of these teachers have an undergraduate degree, but do not have a professional qualification. In order to become...
International Journal of Educational Development Vol. 20, No. 4 pp. 287–304
Policy-makers have placed great faith in education as a means of transforming and developing South African society. Recent policy documents specify occupational, professional and academic roles and competences for teachers. These documents require a ...