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  1. Validation of the Values in Action Inventory of Strengths for Youth (VIA-Youth) Among South African learners

    Validation of the Values in Action Inventory of Strengths for Youth (VIA-Youth) Among South African learners

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated the reliability and validity of the Values in Action Inventory for Youth (VIA-Youth) of Park and Peterson (2006) in a total multi-cultural group of South African learners aged 13 to 17 years (N=1691: male = 703, female...
  2. The Socio-Historical Context of In-School Corporal Punishment in a KwaZulu-Natal Setting

    The Socio-Historical Context of In-School Corporal Punishment in a KwaZulu-Natal Setting

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article presents part of the results of an investigation into barriers to learning in the context of HIV in Richmond, a small KwaZulu-Natal town. Participants were learners from Grades 3,6, and 9(N=117; males=59; females=58). Data were collected by individual...
  3. How Children Experience the Assets that Support their Learning

    How Children Experience the Assets that Support their Learning

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study, on which this article is based, explored the ways in which primary school children in an urban (city centre) setting experience the assets and resources that support their learning. The researchers used a qualitative phenomenological research design incorporating...
  4. Knowledge, Attitudes and Perceptions of HIV and AIDS by Rural South African Secondary School Learners

    Knowledge, Attitudes and Perceptions of HIV and AIDS by Rural South African Secondary School Learners

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    We investigated the knowledge, attitudes and perceptions of secondary school learners (Grade 10 to 12) towards HIV/AIDS. Two hundred learners attending two rural village schools were participants (males =106, females =94, mean age = 16.5 years, SD = 2.4). Data...
  5. Peer Aggression by Secondary School Learners in a South African School Setting: Effects of Race, Ethnicity, and Gender

    Peer Aggression by Secondary School Learners in a South African School Setting: Effects of Race, Ethnicity, and Gender

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study reports the experience of aggression by secondary school learners attending a South African school. There were 14 participants ranging in age from 16 to 19 years (Gender: 6 young women and 8 young men; Ethnicity: 7 Black; 3...
  6. Diabetes mellitus: preliminary health-promotion activity based on service-learning principles at a South African national science festival

    Diabetes mellitus: preliminary health-promotion activity based on service-learning principles at a South African national science festival

    Objectives: To investigate the effects of a service-learning-based health promotion elective in influencing knowledge of diabetes mellitus (DM) and ways to prevent it.
  7. Health risk behaviours of high school learners and their perceptions of preventive services offered by general practitioners

    Health risk behaviours of high school learners and their perceptions of preventive services offered by general practitioners

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: Adolescence spans nearly a decade in which young people may initiate health risk behaviours such as unsafe sexual practices and the use of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs (ATOD use). Most adolescent mortality and morbidity, attributable to such health...
  8. Drug abuse by learners in South Africa: a replication and extension study

    Drug abuse by learners in South Africa: a replication and extension study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study sought to determine the nature, extent and causes of drug abuse in South African township schools. Interview data were collected from a convenience sample of 24 participants from 4 schools (10 learners, 8 school personnel and 4 School...
  9. Response rate on the Adjusted Rorschach Comprehensive System (ARCS) by isiXhosa learners: a replication and extension

    Response rate on the Adjusted Rorschach Comprehensive System (ARCS) by isiXhosa learners: a replication and extension

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study describes the response profiles of a sample of isiXhosa learners regarding to the Adjusted Rorschach Comprehensive System (ARCS) and related influences to explain the response latencies. This was a multiple case study in which six test naive high...
  10. An ontology-based framework for mobile learning in rural secondary schools

    An ontology-based framework for mobile learning in rural secondary schools

    In some countries mobile learning is becoming an important issue in academic institutions, as teachers and students get connected to networks through smart phones that combine telephony, computing, messaging and multimedia. However, in rural areas the process of designing, communicating...