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Adolessent se belewenis van graadherhaling

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dc.contributor.advisor Van Wyk, C. (Mrs.) en Saunders, Inez en 2009-08-25T10:56:07Z 2009-08-25T10:56:07Z 2009-08-25T10:56:07Z 2007-11-30 en
dc.identifier.citation Saunders, Inez (2009) Adolessent se belewenis van graadherhaling, University of South Africa, Pretoria, <> en
dc.description.abstract Nationally and internationally grade retention is still used as a remedial strategy even though the majority of research questions its efficacy. In this qualitative study the adolescent is given a voice to inform important role-players about his experience of grade retention. The findings show that the adolescent is very self-conscious about his new status and fears stereotyping. The adolescent's self-esteem is shattered and he loses confidence in his ability to achieve. He is often the victim of teasing and experiences loneliness when he loses his friends in the process. The adolescent is hypersensitive to remarks by teachers and his parents. When he needs support the most, he experiences only conflict. Feelings of despondency and doubt in the existence of God are the result. Given the importance of psychosocial adjustment on subsequent development, recommendations were made to assist important people in the adolescent's life to support him more effectively. en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.subject Adolescent en
dc.subject Retention en
dc.subject Learner en
dc.subject Progression en
dc.subject Self-efficacy en
dc.subject Experience en
dc.subject Qualitative en
dc.subject Psychosocial en
dc.subject Formal-operational en
dc.subject.lcsh Grade repetition
dc.subject.lcsh Gestalt therapy
dc.subject.lcsh Educational counseling
dc.subject.lcsh Educational psychology
dc.subject.lcsh Grade repetition -- Psychological aspects
dc.subject.lcsh Slow learning children
dc.title Adolessent se belewenis van graadherhaling en
dc.type Dissertation en en
dc.description.department Social Work en (M.A. Diac (Play Therapy)) en

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