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Research outputs: TEACHER TRAINING

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2009 From bureaucratic compliance to creating new knowledge: comparative patterns of curriculum change

In this chapter the author compares trajectories of curriculum development across the system, illustrating the complex intersection of dynam...

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2009 Beginner teachers in South Africa: school readiness, knowledge and skills

Despite a strong emphasis on teacher education and development in post-apartheid South Africa, statistics show a low retention of beginner t...

2009 District professional development models as a way to introduce primary-school teachers to natural science curriculum reforms in one district in South Africa

This paper reports on a study that investigated whether district continued professional development (CPD) sufficiently prepared teachers for...

2009 Teacher graduate production in South Africa

The quality of any national education system depends on its teachers. In recent years in South Africa, teacher supply has become a matter of...