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Teaching strategies in language-diverse mathematics classes: A case study.

This study was located in a mathematics classroom in a township school in Port Elizabeth. After an intervention designed to raise awareness of dialogic teaching practices, three teachers introduced exploratory talk, with varying degrees of success, into their mathematics classrooms....

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Author: Webb, L.
Co-author: Webb, Paul | ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4118-8973
Publisher of document: Educational Research for Social Change,
Published in: Educational Research for Social Change, ISSN: 2221-4070
Date: 2013 | Pages: 31-42
http://ersc.nmmu.ac.za/articles/Vol_2_No_2_Webb_and_Webb_November_2013

Towards an integrated learning strategies approach to promoting scientific literacy in the South African context

The focus of this paper is on selected recent South African research studies that have explored efforts to promote the discussion, writing, and arguing aspects of scientific literacy in primary and middle schools, particularly amongst second-language learners. These studies reveal...

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Author: Webb, Paul | ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4118-8973
Publisher of document: International Journal of Environmental and Science Education
Published in: International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education
Date: Webb, P. 2009). | Pages: 313-334.
http://www.ijese.net/makale/1398.html

African-German cooperation towards decolonising higher education: CERM-ESA approaches and lessons learnt.

This paper looks into decolonisation as a guiding principle for North-South academic cooperation cowards the United Nations 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development adopted in 20I5. The purpose is to examine the German Academic Exchange Service (DMD) funded African-German cooperation within...

Uploaded by: Paul Webb
Author: Kindiki, J
Co-author: von Moellendorff, Malve
Co-author: Speck, Karsten
Co-author: Webb, Paul | ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4118-8973
Publisher of document: ISSN: 1434-4688
Published in: Zeitschrift für internationale Bildungsforschung und Entwicklungspädagogik
Date: 2019 | Pages: 11-15

The clash of systems: African perceptions of the European Union and China engagement

Over the past fifteen years, China has successfully positioned itself as a major trading partner and investor in Africa, displacing Europe as the most important partner in large infrastructure projects and the exploitation of raw materials. This competition by China...

Uploaded by: Nashon Adero
Author: Adero, Nashon | ORCID: 0000-0003-2830-7912
Co-author: Shikwati, James
Co-author: Juma, Josephat
Publisher of document: Potsdam-Babelsberg: Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom
Date: June 2022 | Pages: 22 pages
https://www.freiheit.org/sub-saharan-africa/clash-systems-african-perceptions-european-union-and-china-engagement

Teachers’ characteristics for the implementation of the new business subjects’ curriculum in selected secondary schools of Kabale District, Uganda

Abstract: The main purpose of the current study was to assess the effect of teachers’ characteristics in the implementation of the new Business Subjects’ curriculum in selected secondary schools of Kabale District, Uganda. The study was based on the doctrines...

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Author: MUHWEZI, INNOCENT | ORCID: 0000-0002-8223-1827
Co-author: Ssekamatte, David
Co-author: Kurgat, Susan
Publisher of document: Erbil, Iraq: Ishik University
Published in: International Journal of Social Sciences & Educational Studies, ISSN 2520-0968 (Online), ISSN 2409-1294 (Print)
Date: December 2021 | Pages: Pages 66-82

Teacher practices in the implementation of the new business subjects’ curriculum in Uganda: a case of selected secondary schools in Kabale District

The study aimed at identifying the teacher practices that support the implementation of the new business subjects’ curriculum in selected secondary schools of Kabale district, Uganda. The study was underpinned by Ralph W. Tyler’s (1949) principles of curriculum theory. Based...

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Author: MUHWEZI, INNOCENT | ORCID: 0000-0002-8223-1827
Co-author: Ssekamatte, David
Co-author: Kurgat, Susan
Publisher of document: Waterloo, Ont.: Matis Translation Services
Published in: Canadian Journal of Educational and Social Studies, ISSN 2816-2587
Date: 2022-07-01 | Pages: 56-70

Teachers’ preparedness for the implementation of the new business subjects’ curriculum in selected secondary schools of Kabale district, Uganda

Teachers should be well prepared to enhance the implementation of the new Business Subjects curriculum. They ought to be well prepared to enhance the implementation of the new Business Subjects’ curriculum so as to impart the values of UgandaVision 2040....

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Author: MUHWEZI, INNOCENT | ORCID: 0000-0002-8223-1827
Date: April 2022 | Pages: xiv, 145 pages

Sustainable intensification of integrated lifestock systems in the Sahel, West Africa

Sustainable intensification of livestock production in the Sahelian region of Burkina Faso, Mali and Senegal is an important aim to mitigate effects of climate change, reduce land degradation and serve the increasing population in terms of income and nutrition. Major...

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Author: Grund-Magomu, Hannah

Effects of a 6 Brick Duplo Block guided play intervention on pre-literate learners’ visual perception

Background: Literature reveals that guided play promotes the development of visuospatial abilities essential for learning to read, write and do mathematics. However, most of these findings have focused on older children who are already literate, and the tests and the...

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Author: Jemutai, Sarah | ORCID: 0000-0003-3965-2009
Co-author: Webb, Paul | ORCID: 0000-0002-4118-8973
Publisher of document: Cape Town : AOSIS (Pty) Ltd
Published in: South African Journal of Childhood Education, ISSN: 2223-7674 (Print), ISSN: 2223-7682 (Online)
Date: 28 August 2019 | Pages: 8 pages
http://www.scielo.org.za/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S2223-76822019000100026

From exploratory talk to abstract reasoning: a case for far transfer?

Research has shown improvements in science, mathematics, and language scores when classroom discussion is employed in school-level science and mathematics classes. Studies have also shown statistically and practically significant gains in children’s reasoning abilities as measured by the Raven’s Standard...

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Author: Webb, Paul | ORCID: 0000-0002-4118-8973
Co-author: Whitlow, J. W. Jr. | ORCID: 0000-0002-3489-4458
Co-author: Venter, Danie | ORCID: 0000-0003-3378-0165
Publisher of document: New York: Springer Science+Business Media
Published in: Educational Psychology Review, ISSN 1040-726X
Date: 28 April 2016 | Pages: 565 - 581
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10648-016-9369-z

Lessons from modelling COVID-19 scenarios in Kenya and implications for policy and planning

This study examined and modelled the cross-country spread of the novel coronavirus disease of 2019 (COVID-19) in Africa and outside Africa, finally converging on Kenya as the country of interest. A review of the models widely used to calibrate policy...

Uploaded by: Nashon Adero
Author: Adero, Nashon | ORCID: 0000-0003-2830-7912
Publisher of document: San Francisco, California : Academia Letters
Published in: Academia Letters, ISSN 2771-9359
Date: July 2021 | Pages: 10 pages

Land use/land cover classification for the iron ore mining site of Kishushe, Kenya: a feasibility study of traditional and machine learning algorithms

Motivated by the need to enhance the precision of land use/land cover classification for mining environments challenged by rapid anthropogenic and natural changes, we analysed multispectral Sentinel 2A satellite data using four different classifiers: Maximum Likelihood Classifier (MLC), Support Vector...

Uploaded by: Nashon Adero
Author: Siljander, M.
Co-author: Gitau, F.
Co-author: Nyambu, E.
Co-author: Adero, Nashon | ORCID: 0000-0003-2830-7912
Publisher of document: Kenya : Centre of Excellence in Mining, Environmental Engineering and Resource Management , Taita Taveta University
Published in: African Journal of Mining, Entrepreneurship and Natural Resource Management (AJMENRM), ISSN 2706-6002
Date: April 2020 | Pages: 115-124

The future of Africa in the post-COVID-19 world

The future of Africa in the Post-COVID-19 World is a timely book on Africa, a continent whose strategic position in the nexus of emerging global megatrends and complex development challenges is receiving increased attention. This book is a wellspring of...

Uploaded by: Nashon Adero
Author: Adero, Nashon | ORCID: 0000-0003-2830-7912
Co-author: Juma, Josephat (editor)
Publisher of document: Kenya: Inter Region Economic Network, ISBN 9789914708806
Date: 2021 | Pages: xvi, 227