Paul Nwati Munje

Paul Nwati Munje
University of the Free State | ufs · Research Fellow; SANRAL CHAIR Faculty of Education

PhD

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Introduction
Paul Nwati Munje is currently a Postdoctoral Research Fellow with the SANRAL Chair in the Faculty of Education at the University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa. Paul's research focus on performance, Educational Leadership and Management & Policy. Their current project is '"An Enabling Learning Environment'
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Additional affiliations
January 2017 - February 2017
University of the Free State
Position
  • Research Associate
January 2016 - December 2016
University of the Western Cape
Position
  • PostDoc Position

Publications

Publications (8)
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The so-called brain drain is a topical issue globally, and especially in Africa, where the phenomenon is multifaceted. Inspired by similar trends reported for Africa, this conceptual paper highlights the case of Cameroon by exploring the structure of academic staff recruitment by state universities, which is managed through a highly centralised bur...
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Quality education in South Africa remains a topical, controversial and contested territory. What constitutes quality education is misunderstood, misrepresented, oversimplified, overshadowed by the gains of access, improperly diagnosed or simply generalised because complex challenges in varying school contexts are often not considered seriously. The...
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Although parent involvement is fundamental for school functioning, the nature and extent of such involvement is debatable and contested amongst stakeholders. A qualitative based study underpinned by the interpretive paradigm was undertaken to explore the voices of educators regarding parent non-involvement and its implications for learner experienc...
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Peer tutoring in higher education aims to enhance student learning, and confidence. In writing centres, peer writing tutors use critical questioning to make the tutorial sessions student-focused and productive. The nature of questions influences the outcomes of the tutorials, yet research has not devoted sufficient time to unpacking what form this...
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Peer tutoring in higher education aims to enhance student learning, and confidence. In writing centres, peer writing tutors use critical questioning to make the tutorial sessions student-focused and productive. The nature of questions influences the outcomes of the tutorials, yet research has not devoted sufficient time to unpacking what form this...
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Although parent involvement is fundamental for school functioning, the nature and extent of such involvement is debatable and contested amongst stakeholders. A qualitative based study underpinned by the interpretive paradigm was undertaken to explore the voices of educators regarding parent noninvolvement and its implications for learner experience...
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This paper focuses on the extent and consequences of learner progression in the form of ‘automatic promotion’ or grade promotion for reasons other than academic achievement, as propagated by the existing School Progression Policy (SPP) and how its implementation affects learner performance. The paper argues that, although the advantages and disadva...
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This paper focuses on the extent and consequences of learner progression in the form of ‘automatic promotion’ or grade promotion for reasons other than academic achievement, as propagated by the existing School Progression Policy (SPP) and how its implementation affects learner performance. The paper argues that, although the advantages and disadva...

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Projects (4)
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The goal of this project is to unveil the complexities of understanding learner performance in poor primary schools from the perspective of teacher professionalism or the lack of in South Africa.
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The aim of the project is to disseminate the idea that learner under-performance in poor school communities is multidimensional, and that stakeholders and policy makers need to look at it that way if there is that desire to find a lasting solution to the existing crisis. This is because, looking at school problems with the notion of one-size fits all would eventually defeat the transformation agenda.