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Creating and maintaining a culture of teaching and learning in rural primary schools in Limpopo

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dc.contributor.advisor Botha, R. J. (Nico)
dc.contributor.author Mehlape, Malekutu Johannes
dc.date.accessioned 2013-04-02T06:20:23Z
dc.date.available 2013-04-02T06:20:23Z
dc.date.issued 2011-11
dc.identifier.citation Mehlape, Malekutu Johannes (2011) Creating and maintaining a culture of teaching and learning in rural primary schools in Limpopo, University of South Africa, Pretoria, <http://hdl.handle.net/10500/8831> en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10500/8831
dc.description.abstract Rural primary schools have got an immense role to play regarding the educational foundation for the subsequent phases of schooling. In ensuring that an extremely solid foundation is laid. the creation and maintenance of a positive culture of teaching and learning becomes extremely very important in this category of schools. It is the primary task of the primary school principal to ensure that quality teaching and learning is taking place in her/his school. I Iowever, in ensuring that a positive culture of teaching and learning becomes a reality in their schools, principals cannot work in isolation but, in collaboration with other potential stakeholders. A variety of factors like good management on the part of principals to good commitment and involvement on the part of other stakeholders like educators, learners, parents. community, business people and the government. lead to teaching and learning of a very high and acceptable standard. The purpose of this research project was to investigate how principals of rural primary schools create and maintain a culture of teaching and learning. The outcomes of this investigation could assist rural primary school principals in their attempts towards ensuring a positive culture of teaching and learning. The outcomes could also assist other stakeholders as to how best can they assist rural primary school principals in making schools centers for a positive culture of teaching and learning. The methodology of research for this investigation is quantitative. The questionnaire was used as a tool for empirical data collection. This research project has revealed several mechanisms that arc utilized by rural primary school principals in creating and maintain a culture ofteaching and learning. It also emerged from thi s study that in creating and maintaining COLT in schools, rural primary school principals encounter some problems that need the undivided attention of every education stakeholder. en
dc.format.extent 1 online resource (x, [18], 282 leaves)
dc.language.iso en en
dc.rights University of South Africa
dc.subject Create en
dc.subject Maintain en
dc.subject Culture en
dc.subject Teaching en
dc.subject Learning en
dc.subject Rural primary schools en
dc.subject Principals en
dc.subject Educators en
dc.subject Learners en
dc.subject.ddc 372.96825
dc.subject.lcsh Education, Elementary -- South Africa -- Limpopo
dc.subject.lcsh Education, Rural -- South Africa -- Limpopo
dc.subject.lcsh Primary school teaching -- South Africa -- Limpopo
dc.subject.lcsh Learning -- South Africa -- Limpopo
dc.title Creating and maintaining a culture of teaching and learning in rural primary schools in Limpopo en
dc.type Dissertation en
dc.description.department Educational Leadership and Management en
dc.description.degree M. Ed. (Education Management)


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