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Human and Social Dynamics Research Seminar
Published in: 2017
Authors: George Frempong
Keywords: Quality Education / Resilient learners / Schools serving poor communities
Improving teaching and learning through the South African Annual National Assessment: Challenges, possibilities and solutions
This policy brief has provided a vision of how a large-scale assessment such as ANA can support and improve teaching and learning. The challenges inherent in using the analyses from ANA data in informing school improvement policies and strategies are acknowledged. Through this policy brief, it is argued that large-scale assessment, when directly li ...
Improving learner achievement in South Africa: A policy proposition for a growth mindset approach to enhance learner support at basic education level
The motivational model and the growth mindset
This motivational model is not a panacea for addressing the complexities of the challenges facing the South African education landscape. Aspirations, expectations and motivation will have to go hand in hand with tangible factors, such as teacher quality, to make any concrete difference. However, the recorded strength of these factors, as well as th ...