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2020 Running remote seminars in a time of COVID-19

Two weeks prior to its webinar entitled "Coronavirus: lessons in remote learning from China and Europe", the HSRC invited collaborators from...

2020 Learners' educational aspirations in South Africa: the role of the home and the school

An extensive body of research exists on the background characteristics that predict learner achievement. However, in South Africa, little at...

2020 Disrupted learning during COVID-19: the impact of school closures on education outcomes in South Africa

By mid-April about 1.725 billion students globally had been affected by the closure of schools and higher education institutions in response...

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2020 Anxiety about schools reopening: enhancing the voice of teachers, parents and learners through photovoice

The state of disaster announced on 15 March saw South African schools close more than a week before the country went into a hard lockdown to...

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