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  1. Guidance and Counseling Services in South African Schools: Issues and Challenges

    Guidance and Counseling Services in South African Schools: Issues and Challenges

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study seeks to determine if guidance and counseling: (a) lessons are provided to students; (b) services provided are adequate; (c) students are aware of guidance and counseling services provided; and (d) difficulties that counselors face in implementing the programme...
  2. Perceptions of Child Abuse by Teacher Trainees in Zimbabwean Schools

    Perceptions of Child Abuse by Teacher Trainees in Zimbabwean Schools

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study is a part of a larger study that examined the epidemiology and aetiology of child abuse by teachers in Zimbabwean primary schools. The purpose of the study was to determine teacher trainees' conception of sexual abuse of pupils...
  3. Students' Self-Concept and Academic Achievement in Zimbabwe: A Preliminary Study

    Students' Self-Concept and Academic Achievement in Zimbabwe: A Preliminary Study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    Students' personal beliefs about their capabilities to learn influence their motivation and learning. This study determined the relationship between self-concept and academic achievement of Zimbabwean primary school students. A qualitative approach was used to collect data from 75 pupils (36...
  4. Pupils' Perceptions of Sexual Abuse by Teachers in Zimbabwe

    Pupils' Perceptions of Sexual Abuse by Teachers in Zimbabwe

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    Most studies available on sexual abuse of pupils in schools have examined the epidemiology of the phenomenon by teachers but have not looked at what the pupils themselves say about why some teachers sexually abuse them. This study sought to...
  5. Childhood Sexual Abuse Experiences of Female Student Teachers in Zimbabwe

    Childhood Sexual Abuse Experiences of Female Student Teachers in Zimbabwe

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study investigated childhood sexual abuse (CSA) experiences of female student teachers in Zimbabwe. A convenience sample of 112 female respondents (mean age = 27.4 years) responded to a retrospective questionnaire which assessed childhood sexual experiences. Data were analysed descriptively...
  6. Teachers' Use of Memory-Box-Making to Provide Psychosocial Support in Their Pastoral Role

    Teachers' Use of Memory-Box-Making to Provide Psychosocial Support in Their Pastoral Role

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated the use of memory-box-making by teachers in their pastoral role. Ten female teachers participated in the study. The site of the study is in a South African primary school in an urban informal settlement. We used multiple...
  7. Reasons and Justifications Used by Child Abuse Perpetrators in Zimbabwean Schools

    Reasons and Justifications Used by Child Abuse Perpetrators in Zimbabwean Schools

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study sought to determine reasons and justifications used by child abuse perpetrators as viewed by education officers who handle and process cases of child abuse by teachers in Zimbabwe. Six education officers were interviewed. They were purposefully selected for...
  8. Management of Child Sexual Abuse Cases by Female School Heads in Zimbabwe

    Management of Child Sexual Abuse Cases by Female School Heads in Zimbabwe

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study determined the nature, extent and causes of child sexual abuse cases and how Zimbabwean female primary school heads handle such cases in their schools. Seven female primary school heads from the southern province were interviewed. data were analysed...
  9. Child Sexual Abuse in Schools: Preliminary Indication for Enhancement of Universal Primary Education and Community (EUPEC Project)—Uganda

    Child Sexual Abuse in Schools: Preliminary Indication for Enhancement of Universal Primary Education and Community (EUPEC Project)—Uganda

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study sought to access pupils' knowledge on their rights as children, establishing the common violations experienced with emphasis to understanding the forms of child sexual abuse acts in Ugandan primary schools. Quantitative data were collected from 30 schools covering...
  10. South African Teachers' Experiences of Children in their Classrooms who may have ADHD

    South African Teachers' Experiences of Children in their Classrooms who may have ADHD

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study focused on understanding and explaining how teachers experience children in their classrooms who may have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). The study was a qualitative study in which 17 teachers from three different schools in Gauteng, South Africa,...