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Epistemological Transformation: Implications for Educational Research and Practice
Author: Reed, Y
Published: 2015

Keynote address delivered at Rhodes University PhD Symposium, July 2015 by Yvonne Reed, School of Education, University of the Witwatersrand. Presents an overview of findings from several research studies, including the Initial Teacher Education Research Project (ITERP).

Keywords: Project resources, Initial Teacher Education Research Project
Creating Effective Schools
Author: Taylor, N., van der Berg, S. and Mabogoane, T., eds.
Published: 2013

This book is the culmination of six years of work on the National School Effectiveness Study, a longitudinal research project that collected and analysed relevant school and home background data from 300 primary schools selected from all provinces except Gauteng.

Keywords: Books, Schhol effectiveness, School effectiveness, School effectiveness
Tipping Points in Schooling
Author: Taylor, N
Published: 2016

Keynote presentation on the occasion of the launch of the RESEP reports: “Binding Constraints in Education” and “Laying Firm Foundations: Getting Reading Right”, Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study, Stellenbosch University, 24 May 2016.

Keywords: Presentations
American community colleges: a study trip report
Author: Garza, E
Published: 2015

This contribution draws on a study visit to a number of American Community Colleges in the US in September 2014 as part of JET’s aim to contribute to the national and international debate on skills development and youth unemployment.

Keywords: TVET Resources
Bulletin February 2015
Author: JET Education Services
Published: 2015

Bulletin on the theme of teacher education and professionalisation.

Keywords: Bulletins
Bulletin No.19 April 2008
Author: JET Education Services
Published: 2008

Focus on Whole school development and report on the Conference, “What works in School Development?”

Keywords: Bulletins
Bulletin No.13 July 2005
Author: JET Education Services
Published: 2005

Focus on Linking Learning to the World of Work

Keywords: Bulletins
Bulletin No.08 July 1998
Author: JET Education Services
Published: 1998

Higher Education, Job Creation & Workforce Development

Keywords: Bulletins
Bulletin No.06 June 1997
Author: JET Education Services
Published: 1997

New Partnership Projects in Progress

Keywords: Bulletins
Equity, Efficiency and the Development of South African Schools
Author: Taylor, N
Published: 2007

Taylor N. (2007). Also published as Chapter 29 IN: International Handbook of School Effectiveness and Improvement . Springer International Handbooks of Education , Vol. 17. Townsend, Tony (Ed.). Dordrecht: Springer.

Keywords: Research
Changes in Education Since 1994
Author: Taylor, N
Published: 2008

Taylor N, Fleisch B, Shindler J. (2008). Background paper for the Fifteen Year Review of government business, commissioned by the Policy Unit, Office of the Presidency

Keywords: Research
How Can School Performance be Improved?
Author: Taylor, N
Published: 2007

Taylor N. (2007). Presentation to the Imbewu Programme Review Conference, Port Elizabeth, 25-28 June 2007

Keywords: Research
Anything but Knowledge: The Case of the Undisciplined Curriculum
Author: Taylor, N
Published: 2001

Taylor N. (2001). Paper first presented to the international conference “Designing Education for the Learning Society”, SLO, Enschede, Netherlands, 5-8 November 2000, and repeated at the curriculum dialogue seminar, “What counts as worthwhile knowledge for the 21st century South African citizen?”, GICD, Johannesburg 14 February 2001. Johannesburg: JET Education Services.

Keywords: Research
Outcomes, Effort and Values in Schooling
Author: Taylor, N
Published: 2001

Taylor N. (2001). Johannesburg: JET Education Services. Presentation to the New Millenium Business conference, Wits University Business School, 15 May 2001

Keywords: Research
Service Delivery Research Project: Office of the Presidency: The School Sector
Author: Taylor, N
Published: 2011

Report by Nick Taylor, Thabo Mabogoane and Binaben Akoobhai on a research study commissioned by the Office of the Presidency and funded by GTZ. The purpose of the research was to investigate the link between school level learning and institutional practice. The study focused on school level practices in high schools, and measured learning outcomes by school mean performance on the annual national Senior Certificate examinations.

Keywords: Research
Who is out of school? Evidence from the Statistics South Africa Community Survey.
Author: Fleisch, B
Published: 2012

Fleisch B, Shindler J, Perry H. (2012). Who is out of school? Evidence from the Statistics South Africa Community Survey. International Journal of Educational Development 32 (2012) 529–536. (An earlier version of this paper was presented at the 10th UKFIET International Conference on Education and Development, 15–17 September 2009, New College, Oxford. Funding for the research project was provided by the National Research Foundation and CREATE, University of Sussex. The authors are exclusively responsible for the research presented in this paper).

Keywords: Research
Bulletin August 2015
Author: JET Education Services
Published: 2015

Bulletin on the Colleges Improvement Project

Keywords: Bulletins