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Managing the curriculum with specific reference to technology as a learning area

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dc.contributor.advisor Vermeulen, H.J.
dc.contributor.advisor Gabela, R.V.
dc.contributor.author Rambrij, Rohith
dc.date.accessioned 2010-07-22T09:08:12Z
dc.date.available 2010-07-22T09:08:12Z
dc.date.issued 2006
dc.identifier.other 313184
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10530/357
dc.description Submitted in fullfilment of the requirements for the Degree of Master of Education (Educational Management) in the Department of Educational Planning and Administration in the Faculty of Education, University of Zululand, 2006. en_US
dc.description.abstract Technology is a key subject with in C2005-RNCS and is targeted as a learning area which will contribute towards preparing learners for their roles in society and in the world of work. School principals are tasked with the responsibility of ensuring that Technology as a learning area is successfully implemented at schools in line with national and provincial guidelines. This research examined management of the curriculum with specific reference to Technology as a learning area. The management role of principals is central to implementation of this learning area, including provision of resources for teaching and learning and assignment of technology education to qualified educators. A literature review was undertaken to establish the relevant technical knowledge and professional skills that the principal would be required to possess in order to bring about meaningful changes and to implement Technology education. The study revealed that there are challengers regarding management of Technology curriculum and resources to implement the learning. The study also revealed that in spite of barriers to successful implementation school principals have devised measures to implement and manage the curriculum, including communicating with the interest groups. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject Technology--Study and teaching--South Africa en_US
dc.subject Technology--Study and teaching (Secondary) en_US
dc.subject Curriculum change--South Africa en_US
dc.subject Competency-based education--South Africa en_US
dc.title Managing the curriculum with specific reference to technology as a learning area en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US

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