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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 Science engagement projects: Talent Development Programme Report on the 2020 Cohort

The format of the 2020 Talent Development Programme (TDP), coordinated by Stellenbosch University Centre for Pedagogy (SUNCEP), was altered ...

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2021 Learner voices: learning experiences and well-being amidst COVID-19

The disruption of young people's education during the COVID-19 pandemic has been extensive and will likely have profound long-term consequen...

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2021 The pursuit of social justice through educational policy for poor, rural and special needs learners in South Africa

Since 1994, the South African government has promulgated large-scale policy overhauls to redress the segregated and unequal apartheid era ed...