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Discrepancies between perceptions of English proficiency and scores on English tests: implications for teaching English in South Africa
((SAALT/SAVTO) South African Association of Language Teaching / Suid-Afrikaanse Vereniging vir Taalonderrig // Sabinet, 2011)
Enabling white, Afrikaans–speaking adolescents toward post–divorce resilience: implications for educators
(Educational Asociation of SA (EASA), 2010)
Using rich qualitative data, we describe the ecosystemically-embedded protective antecedents that enabled 10 white, Afrikaans-speaking adolescents from divorced families towards resilience. The description both confirms ...
Does visual participatory research have resilience–promoting value? Teacher experiences of generating and interpreting drawings
(Educational Asociation of SA (EASA), 2012)
I report on a phenomenological investigation into teacher experiences of generating and interpreting drawings during their participation in the Resilient Educators (REds) intervention. All 18 teacher participants came from ...
Positive adjustment to poverty: how family communities encourage resilience in traditional African contexts
(SAGE Publications, 2013)
In the main, resilience literature explains positive adjustment to adversity in ways that are biased towards western culture. Although studies of resilience among African Americans have reported the importance of kinship, ...
A critical review of studies of South African youth resilience, 1990–2008
(Academy of Science of South Africa, 2010)
Given the growing emphasis in research and service provision on strengths rather than deficits, the focus on youth support in the South African Children’s Act of 2005 and the lack of educational, therapeutic and other ...
Patterns of service use, individual and contextual risk factors, and resilience among adolescents using multiple psychosocial services
Background: Very little research has examined the relationship between resilience, risk, and the service use patterns of adolescents with complex needs who use multiple formal and mandated services such as child welfare, ...
Rethinking Rorschach interpretation: an exploration of resilient black South African adolescents' personal constructions
We explore Exner's Rorschach Comprehensive System as a schema-processing task to understand how six Black1 South African adolescents' personal constructions informed their transactional resilience. Transactional resilience ...
Guidelines with strategies for enhancement of resilience and psycho-social well-being in professional nurses
(Elliott & Fitzpatrick, 2011)
There are currently no guidelines available for enhancement of resilience in professional nurses. This study aims to provide broad guidelines with specific strategies that may enhance resilience and psycho-social well-being ...
Toward an African definition of resilience: a rural South African cummunity’s view of resilient Basotho youth
(Sage Publications, 2013)
Resilience, or adaptive behavior in the face of adversity, has recently come to be understood as a phenomenon that should not be uniformly conceptualized across contexts and cultures. This emerging understanding has urged ...
A " Day in the Lives" of Four Resilient Youths: Cultural Roots of Resilience
(SAGE Publications, 2011)
Grounded in the examples of four impoverished, relocated youths (two Sesotho-speaking orphans in South Africa and two Mexican immigrants in Canada), we explore cultural factors as potential roots of resilience. We triangulate ...