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Curriculum reform and teaching in South Africa: making a `paradigm shift'?
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International Journal of Educational Development Volume 21, Number 1 ISSN 0738-0593 Publisher: Elsevier Ltd

Abstract

South Africa's post-Apartheid Grades 1–9 curriculum, Curriculum 2005, has been introduced with many good intentions and an abundance of perceived educationally correct rhetoric. It requires that teachers make a `paradigm shift' from their old teaching practices to new ones. In order to understand better the processes which might be involved in such a transition, a small study was conducted of the way in which Grade 4 teachers performed the assessment of English reading. The results of the study pose fundamental questions about the manner in which Curriculum 2005 has been conceived and introduced.

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Nakabugo, M.G. & Siebörger, R. Curriculum reform and teaching in South Africa: making a `paradigm shift'?. International Journal of Educational Development, 21(1), 53-60. Elsevier Ltd. Retrieved October 17, 2019 from .

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Full text is availabe on Science Direct: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0738-0593(00)00013-4

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