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Rebels And Rage - Reflecting On #FeesMustFall (Paperback): Adam Habib Rebels And Rage - Reflecting On #FeesMustFall (Paperback)
Adam Habib
R250 R170 Discovery Miles 1 700 Save R80 (32%) In stock

“Rebels And Rage is a critically important contribution to public discussion about #FeesMustFall”–Eusebius McKaiser

Adam Habib, the most prominent and outspoken university official through the recent student protests, takes a characteristically frank view of the past three years on South Africa’s campuses in this new book. Habib charts the progress of the student protests that erupted on Wits University campus in late 2015 and raged for the better part of three years, drawing on his own intimate involvement and negotiation with the students, and also records university management and government responses to the events. He critically examines the student movement and individual student leaders who emerged under the banners #feesmustfall and #Rhodesmustfall, and debates how to achieve truly progressive social change in South Africa, on our campuses and off.

This book is both an attempt at a historical account and a thoughtful reflection on the issues the protests kicked up, from the perspective not only of a high-ranking member of university management, but also Habib as political scientist with a background as an activist during the struggle against apartheid. Habib moves between reflecting on the events of the last three years on university campuses, and reimagining the future of South African higher education.

The Education Triple Cocktail - System-Wide Instructional Reform In South Africa (Paperback): Brahm Fleisch The Education Triple Cocktail - System-Wide Instructional Reform In South Africa (Paperback)
Brahm Fleisch
R315 R277 Discovery Miles 2 770 Save R38 (12%) In stock

The Education Triple Cocktail: System-wide Instructional Reform in South Africa brings together rigorous quantitative and qualitative research on a new approach to improving foundational teaching and learning for primary schoolchildren who are being educated in working-class urban areas and rural communities in resource-constrained systems like South Africa.

At the core is the theory and evidence for a powerful new interlocking and mutually reinforcing change model. Inspired by the AIDS treatment story, the approach brings together structured daily lesson plans, high-quality and appropriate educational materials, and one-on-one instructional coaching to help teachers transform their instructional practices in early grade classrooms and thereby improve learning outcomes.

For education systems defined by low levels of early grade learning and profoundly unequal outcomes, The Education Triple Cocktail offers a theoretically informed, evidence-based way forward.

A School Where I Belong - Creating Transformed And Inclusive South African Schools (Paperback): Dylan Wray, Roy Hellenberg,... A School Where I Belong - Creating Transformed And Inclusive South African Schools (Paperback)
Dylan Wray, Roy Hellenberg, Jonathan Jansen
R300 R238 Discovery Miles 2 380 Save R62 (21%) Dispatched within 4 - 10 working days

Over the past few years, it has become clear that the path of transformation in schools since 1994 has not led South Africa’s education system to where we had hoped it could be. Through tweets, posts and recent protests in schools, it has become apparent that in former Model-C and private schools, children of colour and those who are ‘different’ don’t feel they belong.

Following the astonishing success of How To Fix South Africa’s Schools, the authors sat down with young people who attended former Model-C and private schools, as well as principals and teachers, to reflect on transformation and belonging in South African schools. These filmed reflections, included on DVD in this book, are honest and insightful.

Drawing on the authors’ experiences in supporting schools over the last twenty years, and the insight of those interviewed, A School Where I Belong outlines six areas where true transformation in South African classrooms and schools can begin.

Teaching Strategies - For Quality Teaching And Learning (Paperback, 2nd ed): Roy Killen Teaching Strategies - For Quality Teaching And Learning (Paperback, 2nd ed)
Roy Killen 1
R450 R405 Discovery Miles 4 050 Save R45 (10%) In stock

Teaching Strategies: For Quality Teaching And Learning is a practical guide to quality teaching and learning in South African schools. The book provides an introduction to the principles of effective teaching and learning, with special reference to how these principles can be applied within the framework of South Africa’s National Curriculum Statement Grades R–12.

It gives detailed guidelines for using nine broad teaching strategies that have proven to be effective across all phases of school. The final chapter introduces the principles of quality assessment, and links these to the National Protocol for Assessment Grades R–12.

This book is particularly useful for teacher education students, both as a text for their theoretical studies and as a reference during their practice teaching placements and later teaching careers.

Your First Year Of Varsity - A Survival Guide For University And College (Paperback): Shelagh Foster, Lehlohonolo Mofokeng Your First Year Of Varsity - A Survival Guide For University And College (Paperback)
Shelagh Foster, Lehlohonolo Mofokeng
R190 R151 Discovery Miles 1 510 Save R39 (21%) In stock

Essential reading for matriculants, first year university and college students – and their parents!

Your First Year Of Varsity talks directly to Grade 12 learners and first year university and college students who arrive at their place of higher education filled with hopes, expectations, fears and dreams; yet with little understanding of what this new world means and how to adapt, grow – and graduate.

The book addresses all the rules, demands, behaviours, skills and cultural shifts that will turn an undergraduate into a viable part of higher education life. Foster and Mofokeng have written the book in plain English and it is accessible to anyone who can read a magazine or newspaper. An empathetic, no-nonsense and practical guide to understanding the cultural and academic divide between high school and college or university.

Learning For Living - Towards A New Vision For Post-school Learning In South Africa (Paperback): Ivor Baatjes Learning For Living - Towards A New Vision For Post-school Learning In South Africa (Paperback)
Ivor Baatjes
R250 R198 Discovery Miles 1 980 Save R52 (21%) Dispatched within 4 - 10 working days

The post-school education and training system in South Africa has been the focus of much attention since the establishment of the Department of Higher Education and Training in 2009. In the context of deepening inequality, poverty and unemployment, the need for a humanising, liberating and critical approach to learning and pedagogy in post-school education is becoming urgent. The rural and urban voices that speak in this book tell us that the current system is out of touch with the ways in which they are making a life.

Learning for Living challenges policy makers, researchers, educators and civil society organisations to think critically about the relationship between post-school education and the world of work, and about how to transform the post-school system to better serve the needs and interests of rural and urban communities. It issues a call to action, and proposes key principles to inform an alternative vision of post-school learning.

Students Must Rise - Youth Struggle In South Africa Before And Beyond Soweto '76 (Paperback): Anne Heffernan, Noor... Students Must Rise - Youth Struggle In South Africa Before And Beyond Soweto '76 (Paperback)
Anne Heffernan, Noor Nieftagodien 1
R308 R244 Discovery Miles 2 440 Save R64 (21%) Dispatched within 4 - 10 working days

The Soweto Student Uprising of 1976 was a decisive moment in the struggle against apartheid. It marked the expansion of political activism to a new generation of young activists, but beyond that it inscribed the role that young people of subsequent generations could play in their country's future.

Since that momentous time, students have held a special place in the collective imaginary of South African history. Drawing on research and writing by leading scholars and prominent activists, Students Must Rise takes Soweto '76 as its pivot point, but looks at student and youth activism in South Africa more broadly by considering what happened before and beyond the Soweto moment. Early chapters assess the impact of the anti-pass campaigns of the 1950s, of political ideologies like Black Consciousness as well as of religion and culture in fostering political consciousness and organisation among youth and students in townships and rural areas. Later chapters explore the wide-reaching impact of June 16th itself for student organisation over the next two decades across the country. Two final chapters consider contemporary student-based political movements, including #RhodesMustFall and #FeesMustFall, and historically root these in the long and rich tradition of student activism in South Africa.

2016 marks the 40th anniversary of the 1976 June 16th uprisings. This book rethinks the conventional narrative of youth and student activism in South Africa by placing that most famous of moments - the 1976 students' uprising in Soweto - in a deeper historical and geographic context.

Creative Schools - Revolutionizing Education from the Ground Up (Paperback): Ken Robinson, Lou Aronica Creative Schools - Revolutionizing Education from the Ground Up (Paperback)
Ken Robinson, Lou Aronica 1
R270 R158 Discovery Miles 1 580 Save R112 (41%) Dispatched within 7 - 12 working days

From the international bestselling author of The Element, Ken Robinson is one of the world's most influential voices in education. In this inspiring, empowering book, he sets out a new vision for how education can be transformed to enable all young people to flourish.

Filled with practical examples and groundbreaking research, it will inspire the change our children urgently need.

Financial School Management - Textbook (Paperback, Explained 3rd ed): Tom Bisschoff, Raj Mestry Financial School Management - Textbook (Paperback, Explained 3rd ed)
Tom Bisschoff, Raj Mestry
R376 R326 Discovery Miles 3 260 Save R50 (13%) In stock

Financial school management explained, 3rd edition provides a comprehensive overview of managing school finances. This title provides content useful for Education students, particularly ACE courses focusing on leadership/management, 4th year BEd students, BEd (hons) courses in educational management and Educational Management diploma students.

Finding Place And Keeping Pace - Exploring Meaningful And Equitable Learning In South African Schools (Paperback): Shireen... Finding Place And Keeping Pace - Exploring Meaningful And Equitable Learning In South African Schools (Paperback)
Shireen Motala, Veerle Dieltiens, Roelien du Toit
R280 R222 Discovery Miles 2 220 Save R58 (21%) Dispatched within 4 - 10 working days

Over 60 million children of primary-school age, mostly in Africa and Asia, are not in school. More then 250 million are in school but are not experiencing meaningful learning.

In South Africa, school is compulsory for children aged seven to 15, where they are expected to learn core skills – reading, writing and arithmetic – and improve their chances of future employment. But for some, schools are places of persistent failure, of humiliation, of boredom and lack of progress.

Finding Place and Keeping Pace: Exploring meaningful and equitable learning in South African schools is about getting access to and completing a full cycle of good-quality basic education. The contributors span a range of methodologies that include policy analysis, classroom observation and learner assessment, bringing together a rich set of studies that explore a pattern of exclusion from meaningful learning by South African schoolchildren. In particular, they look at schoolchildren who attend school regularly, but are not learning due to inadequate facilities, indifferent teachers and socio-economic factors. They are at risk of either dropping out or leaving school with limited resources.

Within the country, access to schooling remains uneven across and within provinces, and between different communities, with poverty, race and location being major factors. Physical access is just the first hurdle – once through the school gates it is expected that children will be provided with knowledge and values that will allow them to function in the economic and social life of the country. However, this is not the general case – children may be at school but without accessing education.

The authors identify several patterns of exclusion, including different forms of marginalisation, age-inappropriate enrolments, and the fact that school choice, voice and quality remain restricted. They also make policy recommendations, which include improving the quality of teachers and teaching, enhancing parental and community involvement, and clarifying the Language-in-Education policy.

For Alison - The Murder of a Young Journalist and a Father's Fight for Gun Safety (Hardcover): Andy Parker For Alison - The Murder of a Young Journalist and a Father's Fight for Gun Safety (Hardcover)
Andy Parker; Foreword by Tim Kaine; As told to Ben R Williams
R492 R364 Discovery Miles 3 640 Save R128 (26%) Dispatched within 7 - 11 working days
Quick Guide to Choosing Your College Major (Paperback, 2nd Second Edition, Second ed.): Laurence Shatkin Quick Guide to Choosing Your College Major (Paperback, 2nd Second Edition, Second ed.)
Laurence Shatkin
R250 R194 Discovery Miles 1 940 Save R56 (22%) Dispatched within 7 - 11 working days
TableTalk Conversation Cards (Paperback): Us Games Systems TableTalk Conversation Cards (Paperback)
Us Games Systems
R109 R82 Discovery Miles 820 Save R27 (25%) In stock

Thousands of great conversations are in these cards. Terrific for getting classroom discussions off to a running start, and a way to avoid a lull at your next party. Each deck contains 50 cards.

Embracing diversity - Through multi-level teaching for foundation, intermediate and senior phase (Paperback): A. Engelbrecht,... Embracing diversity - Through multi-level teaching for foundation, intermediate and senior phase (Paperback)
A. Engelbrecht, H. Swanepoel
R453 R388 Discovery Miles 3 880 Save R65 (14%) Dispatched within 4 - 8 working days

What is White Paper 6 about? How can I follow the curriculum when my learners have such different needs? Can I prepare lessons in such a way that all learners can work toward the same theme and topic, but at different levels? What about assessment and reporting? South Africa's legislative framework embraces the principles of inclusive education, but what does this mean for classroom teachers who need to accommodate the needs of a diverse range of students? And is true inclusivity practised in South African classrooms? Embracing diversity though multi-level teaching: For Foundation, Intermediate and Senior Phase is an empowering resource that demystifies inclusive education. It provides practical suggestions as to how all learners' needs can be accommodated in the classroom. Diversity is viewed as a powerful resource, and this hands-on text provides useful strategies and guidance for teachers, district officials, heads of departments and teacher trainers.

Quality assessment - In South African schools (Paperback): C. Reddy, Lesley Le Grange, P. Beets, Sven Lundie Quality assessment - In South African schools (Paperback)
C. Reddy, Lesley Le Grange, P. Beets, Sven Lundie
R211 R186 Discovery Miles 1 860 Save R25 (12%) Dispatched within 4 - 8 working days

Quality assessment in South African schools is a comprehensive title which provides a balanced view of assessment in terms of the policy statement on assessment for South African schools. Assessment has been a buzzword in education for decades, creating many uncertainties in the teaching environment. One of the principal aims of school teachers is to guide children's learning, evaluate learning programmes and activities, and judge learners' level of achievement. Quality assessment in South African schools provides teachers with a comprehensive explanation of recommended learner assessment guidelines and principles that will help them design and implement sound, meaningful learner assessment strategies. In turn, these strategies will advance the goals of school curricula and the disciplinary objectives of educational institutions.

10 Mindframes for Visible Learning - Teaching for Success (Paperback): John Hattie, Klaus Zierer 10 Mindframes for Visible Learning - Teaching for Success (Paperback)
John Hattie, Klaus Zierer
R538 Discovery Miles 5 380 In stock

The original Visible Learning research concluded that one of the most important influencers of student achievement is how teachers think about learning and their own role. In Ten Mindframes for Visible Learning, John Hattie and Klaus Zierer define the ten behaviors or mindframes that teachers need to adopt in order to maximize student success. These include: thinking of and evaluating your impact on students' learning; the importance of assessment and feedback for teachers; working collaboratively and the sense of community; the notion that learning needs to be challenging; engaging in dialogue and the correct balance between talking and listening; conveying the success criteria to learners; building positive relationships. These powerful mindframes, which should underpin every action in schools, are founded on the principle that teachers are evaluators, change agents, learning experts, and seekers of feedback who are constantly engaged with dialogue and challenge. This practical guide, which includes questionnaires, scenarios, checklists, and exercises, will show any school exactly how to implement Hattie's mindframes to maximize success.

You're Better Than They Think You Are - You're Better Than They Think You Are (Hardcover): Rod Aldridge You're Better Than They Think You Are - You're Better Than They Think You Are (Hardcover)
Rod Aldridge
R479 R372 Discovery Miles 3 720 Save R107 (22%) Dispatched within 7 - 12 working days

The author reveals his journey to success. His account of overcoming all obstacles is one that demonstrates that with an inner determination to succeed combined with positive opportunism, anything is possible. Wishing to support young people from struggling communities much like his own childhood neighbourhood, Rod's journey led him to help address ineffective education in this country. His story ends with his going back to the beginning, using his skills and experience to create the Aldridge Foundation and, through his academy schools, help 10,000 students nationwide to reach their full entrepreneurial potential.

From the Hill to the Horizon - Montgomery Bell Academy 1867-2017 (Hardcover): Montgomery Bell Academy From the Hill to the Horizon - Montgomery Bell Academy 1867-2017 (Hardcover)
Montgomery Bell Academy
R562 R445 Discovery Miles 4 450 Save R117 (21%) Dispatched within 7 - 11 working days
Beat bullying (Paperback): Mark Potterton Beat bullying (Paperback)
Mark Potterton; Illustrated by Carrol Clarkson
R78 Discovery Miles 780 Dispatched within 4 - 13 working days

Bullying is frequently identified as an urgent challenge facing schools today. This title sets out to provide guidelines for school communities on how to: identify bullying in schools; take action to deal with bullying; develop a common approach to deal with bullying; develop positive relationships in the school; promote active learning strategies in the school. Beat bullying is based on the belief that every child and young person has the right to learn in a safe, supportive and respectful environment. The title is divided in two parts? one for teachers and parents, and the other for learners.

The School Governors' Yearbook 2019 (Paperback): Stephen Adamson The School Governors' Yearbook 2019 (Paperback)
Stephen Adamson
R292 Discovery Miles 2 920 Dispatched within 7 - 12 working days
Teaching Indigenous Students - Honoring Place, Community, and Culture (Paperback): Jon Reyhner Teaching Indigenous Students - Honoring Place, Community, and Culture (Paperback)
Jon Reyhner
R554 Discovery Miles 5 540 Dispatched within 7 - 11 working days
Glimmer of Hope - How Tragedy Sparked a Movement (Hardcover): The March for Our Lives Founders Glimmer of Hope - How Tragedy Sparked a Movement (Hardcover)
The March for Our Lives Founders
R382 R242 Discovery Miles 2 420 Save R140 (37%) Dispatched within 7 - 12 working days
Perspectives Advanced: Workbook with Audio CD (Paperback): National Geographic Learning Perspectives Advanced: Workbook with Audio CD (Paperback)
National Geographic Learning
R358 Discovery Miles 3 580 Dispatched within 8 - 13 working days
Perspectives Intermediate: Workbook with Audio CD (Paperback): National Geographic Learning Perspectives Intermediate: Workbook with Audio CD (Paperback)
National Geographic Learning
R359 Discovery Miles 3 590 Dispatched within 8 - 13 working days
Perspectives Upper Intermediate: Workbook with Audio CD (Paperback): National Geographic Learning Perspectives Upper Intermediate: Workbook with Audio CD (Paperback)
National Geographic Learning
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