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Research outputs: EDUCATION

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2021 Education quality, life at Christel House South Africa and social mobility for learners

This research project explored the quality of education at CHSA, an independent school based in Ottery, Cape Town, and whether its learners ...

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2021 School and individual predictors of mathematics achievement in South Africa: the mediating role of learner aspirations

Extant literature has demonstrated the importance of individual and school-related factors in improving mathematics achievement. Despite thi...

2021 Smooth, staggered, or stopped?: educational transitions in the South African Youth Panel Survey

Year-on-year, incremental progress is the gold standard of education. While policies are in place to address any possible anticipated interr...

2021 Improving psychosocial support in SA schools during and after COVID-19 as part of a recovery plan

South African (SA) schools experienced a prolonged school closure during 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Department of Basic Educatio...

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