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    • Service learning as a response to community/school engagement: towards a pedagogy of engagement 

      Alexander, Gregg; Khabanyane, Mokhethi (Faculty of Education, University of the Free State, 2013-06)
      The promulgation of the White Paper on Higher Education (1997) necessitated Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in South Africa to avail their expertise in their human resources and physical infrastructure for service ...
    • Sexuality education in South Africa: a sociocultural perspective 

      Beyers, Christa (University of the Free State, 2011)
      English: In a multicultural society such as South Africa, it is difficult to define what should be viewed as “sexual health” or “culture-appropriate” content to teach in schools. Drawing on findings from black Life ...
    • Social communication towards sustainable physical science learning environments 

      Mahlomaholo, Sechaba. M. G. (Department of Communication Science, University of the Free State, 2012)
      This article documents how social communication among actors in one of the projects in our academic network creates sustainable learning environments at a school and its local community. Social communication is understood ...
    • Social justice and rural education in South Africa 

      Hlalele, Dipane (Faculty of Education, University of the Free State, 2012)
      Social justice is undeniably grounded in efforts at circumventing provisions that seek to uphold ostracism and exclusionary practices which have permeated South Africa and many other societies worldwide for extensive periods ...
    • South African teachers’ exposure to workplace bullying 

      De Wet, C.; Jacobs, L. (AOSIS, 2013)
      Research on workplace bullying (WPB) in occupations, identified teaching as a high risk job. Yet there is a dearth of research on WPB among teachers. The aim of this study is to contribute to the limited body of knowledge ...
    • Strategies and outcomes of involving university students in community engagement: an adaptive leadership perspective 

      Hlalele, Dipane; Manicom, Desiree; Preece, Julia; Tsotetsi, Cias T. (Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA), 2015)
      English: The purpose of this article is to compare how students and community members learned and applied their knowledge in four small-scale university–community engagement projects during 2013. It draws on the concept ...
    • Teacher professional development programmes: what is missing? 

      Tsotetsi, Cias T.; Mahlomaholo, Sechaba M. G. (University of Venda, 2013)
      Professional development of teachers is a cornerstone for the provision of quality teaching and learning in an education system in a country. Studies affirm that effective professional development programmes of teachers ...
    • Turning the tide on illiteracy: a search for early childhood language stimulation among Free State pre-schoolers 

      Van Staden, Annalene; Griessel, David (School of Education of the University of KwaZulu-Natal, 2011)
      One of the most significant educational accomplishments in a literate society is learning to read and write. Social-constructivist theorists emphasise the mediating role of language in the process of knowledge construction ...