A foundation for foundation phase teacher education: Making wise educational judgements

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Murris, Karin; Verbeek, Clare;
  • Publisher: University of Johannesburg
  • Journal: South African Journal of Childhood Education (issn: 2223-7674, eissn: 2223-7682)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4102/sajce.v4i2.201
  • Subject: Special aspects of education | Theory and practice of education | childhood studies | Teacher education | making wise educational judgements | foundation phase teaching | LB5-3640 | child and childhood | aims of education | LC8-6691 | Teacher education, childhood studies, foundation phase teaching, aims of education, child and childhood, making wise educational judgements

We start our paper with a critical exploration of the current 'back to basics' approach in South African foundation phase teacher education with its emphasis on strengthening the teaching of subject knowledge. We claim that such a proposal first demands an answer to the... View more
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