Who are our educators and what do they do in class?

SOURCE: HSRC Review
OUTPUT TYPE: Journal Article
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2021
TITLE AUTHOR(S): F.Arends
KEYWORDS: MATHEMATICS ACHIEVEMENT, TEACHER-STUDENT RELATIONSHIP, TIMSS
DEPARTMENT: Inclusive Economic Development (IED)
Web link: http://www.hsrc.ac.za/en/review/hsrc-review-june-2021/who-are-our-educators-and-what-they-do-in-class
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 12046
HANDLE: 20.500.11910/16082
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11910/16082

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Abstract

Several South African studies have shown evidence of a relationship between educators' knowledge and learners' academic performance. Policymakers and researchers measure educator quality based on teachers' academic credentials and educational practices in the classroom. In the next section, we explore grade 9 educators' credentials and preparation, as well as classroom practices and how these relate to learners' mathematics achievement.