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'n Arbeidsregtelike perspektief op die werksvervulling van die graad R–opvoeder / Margaret C. Rossouw

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dc.contributor.author Rossouw, Margaret Calldo en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-10-03T09:18:27Z
dc.date.available 2011-10-03T09:18:27Z
dc.date.issued 2011 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10394/4853
dc.description Thesis (M.Ed.)--North-West University, Potchefstroom Campus, 2011.
dc.description.abstract Current policy to extend early childhood education by placing grade R in public primary schools is politically, economically and educationally motivated. Quality education in grade R has definite long term economic advantages and could ensure equal educational opportunities. The educator is a key factor in this issue and her perception of her work life determines to a large extent the success of the initiative. The work fulfilment of the grade R educator is approached in this research from a labour law perspective and was conducted in the field of Education Law. The philosophic base of Education Law is found in the German educational term geborgenheit, which refers to the safety and security of all role players in education. The experience of security is regarded as a prerequisite for work fulfilment. The Constitution, education legislation, labour law, relevant case law and the common law were studied as legal determinants for work fulfilment. A qualitative enquiry into educators’ perceptions of their work life was conducted amongst participants in a specific area, which included schools from different socio–economic and cultural backgrounds. The essence of the findings is that, in spite of the existence of legislation which in principle should provide for physical and psychological security, educators still experience insecurity and therefore a lack of work fulfilment because of the ineffective implementation of law and policy. Widespread ignorance regarding the nature of quality education in grade R exists and the insistence on educator centralised teaching limits the work fulfilment of especially well–trained educators. Awareness of the advantages of a play based, whole–child approach has to be developed. This approach, as well as knowledge of legal determinants, promote work fulfilment, since both serve the best interests of the child as well as the educator. en_US
dc.publisher North-West University
dc.subject Onderwysreg en_US
dc.subject Arbeidsreg en_US
dc.subject Werkspleksekuriteit en_US
dc.subject Werkgewer-werknemerverhouding en_US
dc.subject Werkslading en_US
dc.subject Psigologiese veiligheid en_US
dc.subject Werkstevredenheid en_US
dc.subject Werksvervulling en_US
dc.subject Vroeëkinderontwikkeling en_US
dc.subject Graad R-opvoeder en_US
dc.subject Spelgebaseerde benadering en_US
dc.subject Kurrikulum en_US
dc.subject Education law en_US
dc.subject Labour law en_US
dc.subject Workplace security en_US
dc.subject Employer-employee relations en_US
dc.subject Workload en_US
dc.subject Psychological insecurity en_US
dc.subject Job satisfaction en_US
dc.subject Work fulfilment en_US
dc.subject Early childhood education en_US
dc.subject Kindergarten teacher en_US
dc.subject Grade R educator en_US
dc.subject Play-based learning en_US
dc.subject Curriculum en_US
dc.title 'n Arbeidsregtelike perspektief op die werksvervulling van die graad R–opvoeder / Margaret C. Rossouw en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.description.thesistype Masters en_US


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