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    • The academic profession in the third world: a comparative study 

      Potgieter, Ferdinand Jacobus; Van der Walt, Johannes Lodewicus; Wolhuter, Charste Coetzee (ATWS Association of Third World Studies, 2011)
      Higher education, and by implication the academic profession as a core component thereof, fulfils an important function in twenty-first century society in terms of the establishment of a knowledge society. In Third World ...
    • Another look at education from a Christian stewardship perspective 

      Van der Walt, Johannes L. (AOSIS, 2012)
      Despite the current postmodern aversion to large-scale philosophies, another look at Christian stewardship education has become necessary. Christian educators need a reminder in the prevailing socio-political conditions ...
    • Bydraende faktore tot leerderdissiplineprobleme: ’n multiveranderlike analise 

      Eloff, Cecile; Oosthuizen, Izak J.; Wolhuter, Charl C.; Van der Walt, Johannes L. (OASIS, 2013)
      Contributory factors to learner discipline problems: A multivariate approach. Hitherto, researchers in the field of the various causal or contributory factors of learner discipline problems in schools tended to approach ...
    • The capability of national education systems to address ethnic diversity 

      Wolhuter, Charl C.; Potgieter, Ferdinand J.; Van der Walt, Johannes L. (Scriber Editorial Systems, 2012)
      Modern societies have become much more complex in recent decades, also in terms of ethnic identities and differences. The question arose whether education systems were capable of addressing the needs of ethnic and other ...
    • Education reform in southern Africa since the 1960s: what progress has been made? 

      Van der Walt, Johannes L.; Potgieter, Ferdinand J.; Wolhuter, Charl C. (Kamla-Raj Enterprises, 2014)
      The investigation reported in this paper centred on the socially relevant question of whether a number of countries in Southern Africa, particularly their education systems, had not only succeeded to shrug off their ...
    • Grootgroeponderrig ter wille van die verhoging van onderwysproduktiwiteit in hoër onderwys 

      Steyn, Hendrik J.; Van der Walt, Johannes L. (LitNet, 2014)
      Opsomming Universiteite in Suid-Afrika en elders in die wêreld is onder druk weens sekere eksterne neigings, soos die huidige tydgees van nadruk op prestasie, effektiwiteit en produktiwiteit (performativity), bestuur ...
    • The image of the teacher held by learners from 10 different countries: a new perspective on the causes of problems with learner discipline 

      Wolhuter, Charl C.; Van der Walt, Johannes L.; Potgieter, Ferdinand J. (OASIS, 2013)
      The article reports on research that investigated the image of teachers held by school learners. Based on a conceptual-theoretical distinction between the ideal teacher, the totally effective teacher and the typically ...
    • The management of diversity in schools - a balancing act 

      Van Vuuren, Herman J.; Van der Westhuizen, Philip C.; Van der Walt, J.L. (Elsevier, 2012)
      The authors contend that diversity and its counter-pole universality as such cannot be managed in the normal sense of the word. What can be managed though is the balance between these two poles. Over-emphasis of the one ...
    • Opvoeding vanuit ʼn post-postfundamentistiese perspektief 

      Van der Walt, Johannes L. (LitNet, 2014)
      Opsomming Dit het ’n aanvaarde feit onder opvoedkundiges en opvoeders geword dat daar ’n sekere verband tussen die opvoeder se lewens- en wêreldbeskouing en sy of haar pedagogiese teorie en praktyk bestaan. Daar het egter ...
    • Spiritual well-being and lifestyle choices in adolescents: a quantitative study among Afrikaans-speaking learners in the North West Province of South Africa 

      Jacobs, Anne C; Viljoen, Charles T.; Van der Walt, Johannes L. (Taylor & Francis, 2012)
      Objective: This article reports on an investigation into the connection between spirituality and the lifestyle choices of adolescents in the North West Province of South Africa. Method: An examination of the theoretical ...
    • Towards a typology of sources of inspiration of student teachers 

      Van der Walt, Johannes L.; Potgieter, Ferdinand J.; De Muynck, Bram; Wolhuter, Charl C. (Kamla-Raj Enterprises, 2013)
      A typology of student teachers’ sources of inspiration in the form of a two-tiered theoretical framework formed the foundation of a questionnaire administered to student teachers in three different countries. The results ...
    • Towards understanding (religious) (in)tolerance in education 

      Potgieter, Ferdinand J.; Van der Walt, Johannes L.; Wolhuter, Charste C. (AOSIS, 2014)
      In recent years, schools and education authorities world wide have been paying increasing attention to issues surrounding diversity and religious (in)tolerance. The term ‘tolerance’ is, however, clouded by considerable ...
    • Ubuntugogy for the 21st century 

      Van der Walt, Johannes Lodewicus (ATWS Association of Third World Studies, 2010)
      The state of community life in general, and of education in particular, in Africa south of the Sahara (henceforth also referred to as the sub-continent) seems to indicate that Africans have failed somewhat in their efforts ...
    • What inspires South African student teachers for their future profession? 

      Wolhuter, Charl; Van der Walt, Hannes; Potgieter, Ferdinand; Meyer, Louisa; Mamiala, Thapelo (Education Association of South Africa (EASA), 2012)
      The need for an inspired professional teacher corps to haul South African school education out of its current low level of quality was the driving force behind this project. Its aim was to determine what counted as sources ...