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Research data: SCIENCE ACHIEVEMENT
It is widely understood that learners who are proficient in the language of the test are better able to successfully answer the questions an...Download this report
South African learner achievement remains poor, despite large investment in schooling over the last two decades. Literature and research fin...Download this report
2018 I believe I can do science: self-efficacy and science achievement of grade 9 students in South Africa
An important component of an individual's scientific literacy is a positive attitude towards science. However, emphasis is too often placed ...Download this report
'I think I can! I think I can!' -The well-known story of The Little Engine That Could, which overcame a seemingly impossible task, speaks to...