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Data file: gr6_interview_oct_clean
UNIQUE school identifier
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Unique teacher identifier
1_1 Are you a SMT (School Management Team) member?
1_2 Subjects taught: African Language
1_2 Subjects taught: English
1_2 Subjects taught: Mathematics
1_2 Subjects taught: Natural Science
1_2 Subjects taught: Life Science
1_2 Subjects taught: EMS
1_2 Subjects taught: Life orientation or life skills
1_2 Subjects taught: other, specify
1_3 Years teaching grade 6
1_3 Months teaching grade 6
1_4 Years teaching in this school
1_4 Months teaching in this school
1_5 Teacher's qualifications
1.5 Other, specify: Which of the following teaching qualifications do you have?
1_6 Teacher's specialisation / training in teaching language
1.6 Other, specify: Which of the following best describes the specialisation or
1_7 Teachers' home lang - isiZulu
1_7 Teachers' home lang - Sepedi
1_7 Teachers' home lang - Xitsonga
1_7 Teachers' home lang - TshiVenda
1_7 Teachers' home lang - SeSotho
1_7 Teachers' home lang - English
1_7 Teachers' home lang - other, specify
1_8 Is teacher's home language the same as most learners?
1_9_a. Proficiency in speaking English?
1_9_b. Proficiency in reading English?
1_10 No. of learners in teacher's largest Gr. 6 class
2_1 Can I see a copy of the time-table for English?
2_2 REFLECT: How is reading time for Gr6 English specified on timetable??
2_3 REFLECT: How many hours timetabled for grade 6 English language in a week?
2_4 REFLECT:For how many DAYS in the week is a general reading period scheduled?
3_1 How often give extra lessons (outside normal teaching time)
3_2 How long are these extra lessons?
3_3 How often support lessons offered by a REMEDIAL teacher?
3_4 In a day, MINUTES PER WEEK for own silent reading in English?
4_1_a. How many learners have access to English DBE workbook
4_1_b. How many learners have access to English textbook
4_1_c. How many learners have access to Novels
4_1_d. How many learners have access to books of short stories
4_1_e. How many learners have access to Dramas/plays
4_1_f. How many learners have access to Dictionaries
4_1_g. How many learners have access to Readers
4_2 When last received NEW textbooks/ readers for Gr.6 English
4_3_1 Mostly use DBE workbook
4_3_2 Mostly use Readers or story books
4_3_3 Mostly use Dictionaries
4_3_4 Mostly use novels
4_3_5 Mostly use books of short stories
4_3_6 Mostly use poetry books, dramas, plays
4_3_7 Mostly use Newspapers or magazines
4_3_8 Mostly used to teach reading - Other, specify
4_4_0 Learners not allowed to take books home
4_4_2 Learners allowed to take home: DBE workbook
4_4_3 Learners allowed to take home: Exercise books
4_4_4 Learners allowed to take home: Readers/story books
4_4_5 Learners allowed to take home: Novel
4_4_6 Learners allowed to take home: Books of short stories
4_4_7 Learners allowed to take home: Dictionaries
5_2 Someone in the school to give expert support with teaching reading?
5_4 If yes, is this person/people SMT member(s)?
5_5 REFLECT: expert support for teaching reading: Q5.1 to Q5.4 ?
6_3 REFLECT: Last novel read?
7_1 Percentage of learners read fluently and with understanding: <African langua
7_2 Percentage of learners read fluently and with understanding: English?
8_1 Do you do Group Guided Reading In English?
8_4 REFLECT: Teacher's response shows an understanding of Group Guided Reading??
8_5 How often do you do Group Guided Reading?
8_6 No. learners per group for Group Guided Reading?
8_7 Group learners by ability for Group Guided Reading?
8_8 How many ability levels do you have?
9_1 Record of the assessment marks for reading: Term 2 or 3 this year?
9_2 REFLECT: Teacher able to show a schedule of marks for reading specifically e
9_3 Did HOD / SMT member DISCUSS reading marks for last term?
9_5_0 REFLECT: Own teaching as reason for learners struggling to read
9_5_1 REFLECT: Lack of practice at home as reason for learners struggling to rea
9_5_2 REFLECT: Lack of parental support as reason for learners struggling to rea
9_5_3 REFLECT: Fast curriculum as reason for learners struggling to read
9_5_7 REFLECT: Dyslexia as reason for learners struggling to read
9_5_8 REFLECT: Emotional and psychological barriers as reason for learners strug
9_5_9 REFLECT: Others, specify
10_1 When last attended training: how to teach reading?
10_2 How much have you implemented of what you learnt at this training??
10_4 REFLECT: Teacher mentions something learnt at training on teaching reading:
11_3 REFLECT on Q11.1 & 11.2: Teacher's understanding of how to improve reading
11_4 How much teacher could improve in teaching reading?
12_2 REFLECT: Does the respondent mention any reading or writing goals for grade
12_3 REFLECT: How clear is description of Gr6 reading or writing goal?
13_1_a. In past year, school affected by:Damages to school infrastructure
13_1_b. In past year, school affected by: Negative changes to school management
13_1_c. In past year, school affected by: Water supply disruptions
13_1_d. In past year, school affected by: Community protests
13_1_e. In past year, school affected by: Strike action by teachers
13_1_f. In past year, school affected by: Work to rules/go-slow/down tools by te
13_1_g. In past year, school affected by: Conflict among staff
13_1_h. In past year, school affected by: Violence amongst learners
13_1_i. In past year, school affected by: Break-ins, robberies or other criminal
14_1 OBSERVATION: Where are books for teaching English kept or stored?
14_2_0 OBSERVATION: Books used: English textbooks
14_2_1 OBSERVATION: Books used: DBE workbooks
14_2_2 OBSERVATION: Books used: Graded reader for grade 6
14_2_3 OBSERVATION: Books used: Dictionaries
14_2_4 OBSERVATION: Books used: Novel
14_2_5 OBSERVATION: Books used: Books of short stories
14_2_6 OBSERVATION: Books used: Poetry books
14_2_7 OBSERVATION: Books used: Dramas, plays
14_2_8 OBSERVATION: Books used: Newspapers or magazines
14_3 OBSERVATION: How many books are there in TOTAL to teach the grade 6 English
14_4 OBSERVATION: How well used do the books look?
14_5 OBSERVATION: How are reading, storybooks and/or readers sorted?
14_6 How well-organised are the books in the CLASSROOM?
15_1 OFFICE ONLY: Reflection on Q5 on identifying a reading specialist
15_2 OFFICE ONLY: Reflection on Q6.1: favourite children's book?
15_3 OFFICE ONLY: Reflection on Q6.2: last novel respondent read.
15_4 OFFICE ONLY: Do teacher's responses in Q8 show an understanding of Group Gu
15_5_0 OFFICE ONLY: Own teaching as reason for learners struggling to read
15_5_3 OFFICE ONLY: Fast curriculum as reason for learners struggling to read
15_5_4 OFFICE ONLY: Not enough time to give individual attention to slow learner
15_5_5 OFFICE ONLY: Not enough time to language
15_5_6 OFFICE ONLY: Not enough reading resources
15_5_7 OFFICE ONLY: Dyslexia as reason for learners struggling to read
15_5_8 OFFICE ONLY: Emotional and psychological barriers
15_5_9 OFFICE ONLY: Other reasons for learners struggling to read, specify
15_6_0 OFFICE ONLY: No goals mentioned
15_6_1 OFFICE ONLY: Improved learning in general
15_6_2 OFFICE ONLY: Better infrastructure, furniture
OFFICE ONLY: 15_6_3 Improved handwriting
OFFICE ONLY: 15_6_4 Improved reading
OFFICE ONLY: 15_6_5 Improved maths
15_6_6 OFFICE ONLY: Discipline
15_6_7 OFFICE ONLY: Percentage of class that reach a certain pass mark or level
15_6_8 OFFICE ONLY: Pass marks in general
OFFICE ONLY: 15_6_9 Better LTSM
15_6_10 OFFICE ONLY: Other, specify
15_7 OFFICE ONLY: How clear is description of reading or writing goal?
15_8 OFFICE USE: Teacher's understanding of how to improve reading
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