TITLE

Are Grades 10-12 physical sciences teachers equipped to teach physics?

AUTHOR(S)
BASSON, ILSA; KRIEK, JEANNE
PUB. DATE
September 2012
SOURCE
Perspectives in Education;Sep2012, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p110
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article evaluates whether Grades 10-12 physical science teachers in South Africa could be considered equipped to teach the physics part of the Further Education Training (FET) physical sciences curriculum. It informs that 68 FET teachers from urban, township and rural schools participated in the research. The article also reveals that teachers are positive about the curriculum but problems with training, support and resources and lack of teachers' subject content knowledge were identified.
ACCESSION #
89252615

 

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